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Steven Osborne performs Beethoven's Piano Sonata in A, Op 101. Plus the Wihan Quartet playing Smetana's Quartet No 1 (From My Life).

Radio 3 visits one of the world's oldest music festivals, as it celebrates its tercentenary in Hereford and Leominster in 2015.
The Wihan Quartet present a semi-autobiographical work by their Czech compatriot, Bedrich Smetana. Steven Osborne performs one of the great piano sonatas by Beethoven.

Beethoven: Sonata in A major, Op.101
Steven Osborne, piano

Smetana: Quartet no.1 'From my Life'
Wihan Quarte.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    Quartet No. 1 In E Minor (From My Life) For Strings

    Ensemble: Wihan Quartet.
  • Herbert Howells

    4 Songs Op.22 For Voice And Piano - There was a maiden

    Performer: Susie Allen. Singer: Roderick Williams.
  • Herbert Howells

    4 Songs Op.22 For Voice And Piano - Girl's Song

    Performer: Susie Allen. Singer: Roderick Williams.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata No. 28 In A Major Op.101 For Piano

    Performer: Steven Osborne.

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