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Yehudi Menuhin at the BBC

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Performances by the violinist Yehudi Menuhin, including his appearance with Stephane Grappelli on Parkinson and his performance of Cesar Franck's Sonata in A for Violin and Piano.

Petroc Trelawny presents music performances at the BBC by the great violinist Yehudi Menuhin, including his appearance with Stephane Grappelli on Parkinson and his performance of Cesar Franck's Sonata in A for Violin and Piano with his sister Hephzibah. Also included is an extract from the Walton Viola Concerto conducted by the composer and a performance from Blue Peter as Menuhin joined Valerie Singleton for an item about Paganini's violin. Petroc also talks to programme maker and Menuhin biographer Humphrey Burton about this extraordinary musician.

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Sun 20 Nov 2016 19:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D major

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Adrian Boult. Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • César Franck

    Sonata in A for Violin and Piano

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Hephzibah Menuhin.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Concerto in D major

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Conductor: Leon Goossens. Orchestra: Bath Festival Orchestra.
  • Béla Bartók

    Mosquito Dance

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Alberto Lysy.
  • Béla Bartók

    Bagpipes

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Alberto Lysy.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Concerto in E minor

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Preludio from Partita in E major

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin.
  • Jacob Gade

    Jealousy

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: Harry Stoneham Five.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Nel cor piu non mi sento

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice in A minor

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto No.3

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: Menuhin Festival Orchestra.
  • Jerome Kern

    Pick Yourself Up

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Petroc Trelawny
Producer Andy King-Dabbs
Director Andy King-Dabbs
Executive Producer Francesca Kemp

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