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Music in the Great War: Friday

As part of Radio 3's Music in the Great War season, Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical music Breakfast Show and introduces music from countries which were major participants in WW1. Today the focus is on the World at War: Memorial.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep may safely graze arr for piano

    Performer: Gabriela Montero.
    • Gabriela Montero - Bach and Beyond.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances for orchestra

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Bartok: Orchestral Works Vol.1: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 8.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - book 1, no.12; Minstrels

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete works for piano vol.1: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • William Byrd

    Vigilate for 5 voices

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Vigilate! Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 9.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier


    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Chabrier: Espana: Wiener Philharmoniker, John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Cecil Coles


    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Robin Tritschler.
    • Songs of 1914.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 4.
  • Trad.

    Planxty Johnson; Big Kerry

    Ensemble: Doonan Family Band.
    • Doonan Family Band - Fenwick's Window.
    • Folksound Records.
    • 4.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cypress no. 5

  • Lilian Elkington

    Out of the Mist

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
    • Elgar - The Spirit of England etc..
    • Dutton Laboratories.
    • 7.
  • Ernest Farrar

    Heroic Elegy, Op 36

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Howard Shelley.
    • Farrar: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for mandolin and orchestra (RV.425) in C major, 3rd movement;

    Performer: Duilio Galfetti. Ensemble: I Barocchisti. Conductor: Diego Fasolis.
    • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Galfetti/I Barocchisti/Fasolis.
    • Claves.
    • 15.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Brilla nell'alma (Alessandro)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Il Complesso Barocco. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • Drama Queens Joyce DiDonato.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 8.
  • George Gershwin

    Lady, be good! - musical comedy, Fascinatin' rhythm

    Performer: Alfred Gallodoro. Composer: Ira Gershwin. Ensemble: Harmonie Ensemble, New York. Conductor: Steven Richman.
    • Gershwin by Grofe: Harmonie Ensemble, New York.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 9.
  • George Gershwin

    Do it Again

  • Aram Khachaturian

    Masquerade Suite (Waltz)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Khachaturian: Piano Concerto etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata - 1697 no. 9 in F major Z.810 (Golden) 2 violins and continuo

    Orchestra: The King’s Consort.
    • Purcell - Ten Sonatas In Four Parts.
    • Vivat.
    • 9-10.
  • Alma Mahler

    Laue Sommernacht (Five Songs)

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Karen Cargill.
    • Alma and Gustav Mahler - Lieder.
    • Linn Records.
    • 3.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Brazileira (Scaramouche Suite arr Heifetz)

    Performer: Arabella Steinbacher. Performer: Peter von Wienhardt.
    • Violino Latino: Arabella Steinbacher/Peter von Wienhardt.
    • Orfeo.
    • 11.
  • Nathaniel Coxon

    Two Cells

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    6 Morceaux Op.19 for piano: no.5; Capriccioso (Allegretto simplice)

    Performer: Pavel Koleshnikov.
    • Tchaikovsky - The Seasons; Six Pieces.
    • Hyperion.
    • 17.
  • David Popper

    Dance of the Elves

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Thomas Adès.
    • Cello World: Steven Isserlis/Thomas Ades.
    • BMG.
    • 11.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez (1st mvt)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Milos Karadaglic - Aranjuez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no. 2 (D.125) in B flat major: 2nd movement; Andante

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Schubert: 8 Symphonies: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Marche militaire No 1 in D major, D 733

    Performer: Maria João Pires. Performer: Hüseyin Sermet.
    • Schubert: Fantasie...: Pires, Sermet.
    • Erato.
    • 2.
  • Alice Mary Smith

    Symphony in A Minor (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Howard Shelley.
    • Alice Mary Smith: Symphonies.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Thomas Tomkins

    When David heard that Absalom was slain

    Choir: Stile Antico.
    • Harmonia Mundi.


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