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Sound Frontiers: 1946

Recordings of some of the music first heard in the year the Third Programme was born. With works by Frank Martin, Weber, Ives and John Cage.

Recordings of some of the music first heard in the year the Third Programme was born - from Anton Webern to John Cage.

Frank Martin (1890 - 1974)
Petite symphonie concertante for harp, harpsichord, piano & double string orchestra
Eva Guibentif - harp
Christiane Jaccottet - harpsichord
Ursula Ruttimann - piano
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Armin Jordan - conductor

Anton Webern (1883 - 1945)
Cantata No. 1, Op.29
Christiane Oelze - soprano
BBC Singers
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Pierre Boulez - conductor

Charles Ives (1874 - 1954)
Two Contemplations:
1 - Central Park in the Dark
2 - The Unanswered Question
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein - conductor

John Cage (1912 - 1992)
Margaret Leng Tan - piano.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 24 Sep 2016 21:00

Music Played

  • Frank Martin

    Petite symphonie concertante for harp, harpischord, piano & double string orchestra

    Performer: Eva Guibentif. Performer: Christiane Jaccottet. Performer: Ursula Ruttimann. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Armin Jordan.
    • Frank Martin - Petite Symphonie Concertante.
    • Erato.
    • 1.
  • Anton Webern

    Cantata no. 1 Op.29 for soprano, chorus and orchestra

    Singer: Christiane Oelze. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Boulez Conducts Webern III.
    • 12.
  • Charles Ives

    Two contemplations for chamber orchestra

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Ives: Symphony no.2 etc..
    • 010.
  • John Cage


    Performer: Margaret Leng Tan.
    • Daughters of the Lonesome Isle.
    • 18.