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Thursday - Sean Rafferty

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world. Plus BBC Ten Pieces ambassador Nicola Benedetti with another in the feature series Ten Facts Ten Pieces.

Ten Pieces ambassador, Nicola Benedetti presents: Ten Facts Ten Pieces - a short downloadable feature linked to the BBC's Ten Pieces project, which continues to inspire a generation of children to become creative with classical music. Each day Nicola finds ten quirky and entertaining facts about each of the Ten Pieces.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasy in D minor K.397

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Preludes Op.11 no 21, 22, 23, 24

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
  • Henry Purcell

    An Evening Hymn

    Performer: Anthony Rooley. Performer: Christopher Hogwood. Singer: Emma Kirkby.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Symphony no. 3 in C major Op.43 (The Divine poem), 1st Mvt, extract

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • LSO.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 70, last Mvt

    Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Robin Ticciati.
    • Linn.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Lighten our darkness for chorus and organ

    Performer: Christopher Monks. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Director: David Hill.
    • Stanford: Sacred Choral Music, Vol. 3: Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - overture Op.26

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir James MacMillan.
    • Recorded live in Chennai by BBC Radio 3.
    • BBC.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gavotte en rondeau from Partita No. 3

    Performer: Michael Barenboim.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Recitativo and Scherzo Caprice

    Performer: Michael Barenboim.
  • Béla Bartók

    Sonata 'Melodia'

    Performer: Michael Barenboim.
  • John Dowland

    Queene Elizabeth, her galliard (K Darcies galliard) P.41 for lute

    Performer: Ian Watts.
    • Britten; Walton; McLeod; Wilson; Dowland.
    • Nimbus Records.
    • 4.


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