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Nielsen: Symphonies Nos 2 and 3

With Katie Derham. Nielsen: Symphonies Nos 2 and 3. Rachmaninov: Three Symphonic Dances. Saint-Saens: Jota aragonesa. Falla: El amor brujo.

The BBC Philharmonic continues its complete Nielsen symphony cycle as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Today's programme features recordings of his Symphony no.2 'The Four Temperaments and no.3 'Sinfonia espansiva', under the baton of John Storgards. Plus Rachmaninov's swansong, the Symphonic Dances and fiery ballet music by Falla.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm
Nielsen
Symphony No 2, Op.16 (Four temperaments)
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor)

2.35pm
Rachmaninov
3 Symphonic Dances, Op.45
BBC Philharmonic
Yutaka Sado (conductor)

3.10pm
Saint-Saens
Jota aragonese, Op.64

Falla
El amor brujo
Zandra McMaster (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3.40pm
Nielsen
Symphony No3, Op.27 (Sinfonia espansiva)
Gillian Keith (soprano)
Mark Stone (baritone)
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Carl [1865-1931] Nielsen

    Symphony no.2 Op.16 (Four Temperaments)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John StorgÄrds.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dances Op.45

    Conductor: Yutaka Sado. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Camille (1835 - 1921) Saint-Saens

    Jota Aragonese Op.64

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El Amor Brujo

    Singer: Zandra McMaster. Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Carl [1865-1931] Nielsen

    Symphony no.3

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John StorgÄrds.
  • Gustav Holst

    First Dance (Beni Mora)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Holst: Orchestral Works, Volume 2.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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