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Episode 1

With Penny Gore. John McCabe: Piano Concerto No 1. Martinsson: Open Mind. Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody No 1. Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No 1. Plus music by Chagrin, Holst and Walton.

Penny Gore presents a week of music as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic theme, and features performances from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers. Today's programme includes music by the contemporary Swedish composer Rolf Martinsson as well as the Swedish Rhapsody No.1 by a Swedish composer from an earlier generation, Hugo Emil Alfvén

2pm
John McCabe
Concerto no. 1 for piano and orchestra (1966)
John McCabe (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Austin (conductor)

c.2.25
Rolf Martinsson
Open mind Op.71 for orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.2.35
Saint-Saëns
Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor Op.33
Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.2.55
Alfven
Midsummer vigil - Swedish Rhapsody No.1, Op.19
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.3.10
Chagrin
Symphony No.1
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

c.3.45
Holst
Nunc Dimittis
Margaret Feaviour (soprano solo)
Christopher Bowen (tenor solo)
BBC Singers
Richard Pearce (conductor)

c.4.00
Walton
Symphony No.2
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 16 Feb 2015 14:00

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Music Played

  • John McCabe

    Piano Concerto no. 1 (1966)

    Performer: John McCabe. Conductor: Christopher Austin. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
    • Dutton Epoch.
  • Martinsson

    Open Mind for Orchestra, op. 71

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33

    Performer: Narek Hakhnazaryan. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Midsummer vigil - Swedish Rhapsody No. 1, Op. 19

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Chagrin

    Symphony No. 1

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Gustav Holst

    Nunc Dimittis

    Conductor: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Singer: Christopher Bowen. Singer: Margaret Feaviour.
  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene

    Conductor: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Herbert Howells

    Salve Regina

    Conductor: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Singer: Micaela Haslam.
  • William Walton

    Walton Symphony No. 2

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra
Performer BBC Singers

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