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Episode 3

Featuring the Britten Sinfonia. Bach: Prelude and Fugue No 24. Stravinsky: Three Pieces. Reich: Duet. Andriessen: ...miserere... Plus the BBC SO music by Jolas and Debussy.

Verity Sharp continues a week of performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes a concert the Britten Sinfonia strings gave as part of the BBC SO's Total Immersion: Louis Andriessen weekend in February. And the BBC Symphony Orchestra performs Debussy's 3 Etudes orchestrated by Michael Jarrell, and B-Day by the contemporary French composer Betsy Jolas.

2.00pm
Bach arr. Stravinsky: Prelude and Fugue No. 24
Stravinsky: Three Pieces for string quartet
Reich: Duet - 2 violins and strings
Andriessen: ...miserere... (strings)
Britten Sinfonia (strings)
Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

c.2.40pm
Jolas: B-Day
Debussy: 3 Etudes orch Michael Jarrell
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Pierre-André Valadé (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue no. 24, in B minor BWV.869 arr. Stravinsky

    Music Arranger: Igor Stravinsky. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.

    Recorded 13 February 2016 at Milton Court, London

  • Igor Stravinsky

    3 Pieces for string quartet

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.

    Recorded 13 February 2016 at Milton Court, London

  • Steve Reich

    Duet

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.

    Recorded 13 February 2016 at Milton Court, London

  • Louis Andriessen

    ...miserere...

    Music Arranger: van Prooijen, Marijn. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.

    Recorded 13 February 2016 at Milton Court, London

  • Betsy Jolas

    Jour-B

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre-André Valade.

    Recorded 21 March 2016 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1

  • Claude Debussy

    3-Etudes

    Music Arranger: Michael Jarrell. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre-André Valade.

    Recorded 21 March 2016 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony no. 1 in D major Op.25 (Classical)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Prokofiev Symphonies Vol. 2.
    • Onyx.
    • ONYX4139.
    • 14-17.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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