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Episode 1

Music from the BBC Philharmonic. Beethoven: Egmont Overture. Brahms: Symphony No 1. Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 1. Rozsa: Suite (Sahara). Dvorak: New World Symphony.

This week Penny Gore introduces music recorded recently by the BBC Philharmonic , including Russian repertoire from Glinka and Tchaikovsky to Rachmaninov and Shostakovich. And each day we will feature the film music of Miklos Rozsa

On Thursday, in our opera matinee we'll hear Haydn's rarely heard opera, La Vera Costanza - True Constancy in a recording from the Bruhl Haydn Festival.

Today a varied repertoire including Brahms Symphony No 1, Shostakovich 1st Cello Concerto and Dvorak's Symphony No 9, From the new World.

Presented by Penny Gore

2pm
Beethoven - Egmont Overture Op.84
BBC Philharmonic
Alexander Joel (conductor)

Brahms - Symphony no. 1 in C minor Op.68
BBC Philharmonic
Alexander Joel (conductor)

2.55
Shostakovich - Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat Op.107
BBC Philharmonic
Alexander Joel (conductor)
Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)

Rozsa - Sahara: suite (arr and orch Christopher Palmer)
BBC Philharmonic
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

3.35
Dvorak Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95 (From the New World)
BBC Philharmonic
Yutaka Sado (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 24 Feb 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Egmont Overture Op.84

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Alexander Joel.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 1 in C minor Op.68

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Alexander Joel.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat Op.107

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Alexander Joel.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    Sahara: suite (arr and orch Christopher Palmer)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95 (From the New World)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yutaka Sado.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dance Op.46 no.8 in G minor

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yutaka Sado.
  • William Alwyn

    Waltz from A Million Pound Note

    Orchestrator: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 10349.
    • 7.

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Performer BBC Philharmonic

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