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Nicola Benedetti, Albert Ball's Flying Aces, Joanna MacGregor, David Owen Norris WWI Stories

Sean Rafferty presents live music from violinist Nicola Benedetti and ragtime band Albert Ball's Flying Aces, plus David Owen Norris with another personal story in his WWI series.

Live music from star violinist Nicola Benedetti with pianist Alexei Grynyuk ahead of the release of her new recording 'Homecoming - A Scottish Fantasy' and a residency at Cheltenham Festival. More live music from ragtime band Albert Ball's Flying Aces plus Joanna MacGregor brings pianists from the Royal Academy of Music ahead of their new Summer Piano Festival. Nevill Holt Opera founder David Ross discusses this year's productions and as part of Radio 3's two-week season Music in the Great War, writer, broadcaster and pianist David Owen Norris presents another in his series of personal musical stories from the war.

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

  • James Scott Skinner

    Hurricane Set (Spey in Spate/The Hurricane)

    Composer: Traditional Scottish. Performer: √Čamon Doorley. Performer: Ewen Vernal. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Phil Cunningham. Performer: Tony Byrne.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 6690.
  • Max Bruch

    Scottish fantasy Op.46 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Rory MacDonald. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: BBC Scottish S O.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 6690.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sonata in E minor Op.82 for violin and piano

    Performer: Alexei Grynyuk. Performer: Nicola Benedetti.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 92 in G major H.1.92 (Oxford)

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Performer: London S O..
    • LSO LIVE.
    • LSO0702.
  • Claude Debussy

    6 Epigraphes antiques vers. for piano duet

    Performer: Susana Gomez Vazquez. Performer: Thomas Ang.
  • Charles Crozat Converse

    What a friend we have in Jesus for voice and accompaniment

    Performer: Areras Botyrius. Performer: Joseph Havlat.
  • Charles Ives

    Sonata no. 1 K.X.17 for piano

    Performer: Joseph Havlat.
  • Cecil Coles

    Behind the lines - suite for small orchestra

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Performer: BBC Scottish S O.
    • HELIOS.
    • CDH55464.
  • Jake Cogan (Arranger)


    Performer: Jake Cogan.
    • WRONG 001.
  • Jack Glogau

    Aeroplane Rag

    Performer: Albert Ball's Flying Aces.
  • Archie Gottler

    What do you Mean By Loving Somebody Else

    Composer: Sidney Mitchell. Performer: Albert Ball's Flying Aces.
  • Ivor Gurney

    Last hours

    Performer: Clifford Benson. Performer: Michael George.
    • HELIOS.
    • CDH-55237.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in E major RV.269, Op.8`1 (La Primavera) for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Harald Oeler. Performer: Sinn Young.
    • Oehms Classics.
    • OC429.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Boheme - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano. Performer: Leontina Vaduva. Performer: Roberto Alagna. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 556-1202.
  • Benjamin Britten


    Performer: Andrew Tortise. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • ONYX.
    • 4071.
  • Albert Ball's Flying Aces

    When Happiness Reigns

  • Albert Ball's Flying Aces



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