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Episode 3

With Penny Gore. Ulster Orchestra in Elgar: The Music Makers. Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge. Plus the BBC Singers in Elgar: Love's Tempest.

This week the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Singers and Ulster Orchestra celebrate English music. In today's progamme the Ulster Orchestra perform Elgar's setting of the Ode by O'Shaughnessy, The Music Makers, before turning to Britten's tribute to his teacher in the Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge. Plus choral music by Elgar and Gabriel Jackson from the BBC Singers conducted by James Morgan.

Presented by Penny Gore

The Music Makers, Op.69
Eva Vogal (contralto)
Belfast Philharmonic Society Choir
Ulster Orchestra
Duncan Ward (conductor)

Love's Tempest

Gabriel Jackson
Ruchill Linn
BBC Singers
James Morgan (conductor)

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
Ulster Orchestra
Michael Francis (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    The Music Makers

    Singer: Eva Vogal. Choir: Belfast Philharmonic Society Choir. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Duncan Ward.
  • Edward Elgar

    Love's Tempest

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    Ruchill Linn

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Francis.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circ No 3 in C minor

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
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