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Peter Hill - Bach, Berg, Messiaen, Schoenberg

Live from the Upper Chapel in Sheffield, Tom McKinney introduces a recital of piano music by Messiaen and Bach give by pianist and Messiaen specialist Peter Hill.

Tom McKinney introduces a recital of piano music by Olivier Messiaen, Alban Berg, Arnold Schoenberg and JS Bach recorded earler this month at the Upper Chapel in Sheffield, in conversation with pianist and Messiaen specialist, Peter Hill.

Peter Hill's programme includes the first performance of Messiaen's La Fauvette Passerinette (Subalpine warbler).

The concert was given as part of the series "Music in the Round".

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor (Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1, No. 8 BWV.853)
Berg Sonata, Op 1
Messiaen: La Colombe (the Dove) from Preludes; La Chouette hulotte (Tawny owl) and L'Alouette Lulu (woodlark) from Catalogue d'oiseaux

Messiaen/Hill: La Fauvette Passerinette (Subalpine warbler) (World premiere); Messiaen: Le Traquet stapazin (Black-eared Wheatear)
Schoenberg: Six Little Pieces, Op.19
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor (Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1, No. 4 BWV.849)
Messiaen: Morceau de Lecture a Vue

Peter Hill, piano

Following the concert, a selection from the shortlist of the British Composer Awards, winners to be announced next week.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in E Flat Minor

    Performer: Peter Hill.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C Sharp Minor

    Performer: Peter Hill.
  • Alban Berg

    Sonata Op.1

    Performer: Peter Hill.
  • Edward Gregson

    Symphony in Two Movements

    Ensemble: Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Nicholas Childs.
    • Symphony: the musi of Edward Gregson Vol V.
    • Doyen.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    O Oriens

    Choir: Choir of Merton College, Oxford. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
    • Advent at Merton.
    • Delphian.
    • 11.
  • Ed Baxter

    No such object (Speed of Light)

    Composer: Chris Weaver.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Plusiers Oiseaux des Arbres de Vie

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    The Subalpine Warbler (WP); Black-eared Wheatear

    Performer: Peter Hill.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Morceau de Lecture a Vue

    Performer: Peter Hill.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    The Dove; the Tawny Owl; the Woodlark

    Performer: Peter Hill.
  • George Nicholson

    Darkness Visible

    Performer: Sarah Watts. Performer: Antony Clare.
    • Timeless Shades.
    • Cuillen Sound.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    6 Little Pieces for Piano Op.19

    Performer: Peter Hill.

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