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Music We'd Like to Hear

Robert Worby presents music by David Bedford and highlights from a recent event promoted by London composer-performer collective Music We'd Like to Hear.

Robert Worby introduces highlights from a recent concert promoted by Music We'd Like to Hear, a London-based collective of composer-performers. Recorded last month at St Mary-at-Hill in the City of London, it features ensemble pieces by Sarah Hughes and Nomi Epstein, and American guitarist Seth Josel playing Hauke Harder and Christian Wolff. Also in tonight's programme, a recording of David Bedford's large-scale work for electric guitars, percussion and orchestra, Star's End, marking the 80th anniversary of the composer's birth.

David Bedford: Star's End
Mats Bergstrom (electric guitar)
Pete Wilson (bass guitar)
Steve Barnard (percussion)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Edwin Outwater (conductor)

Producer Philip Tagney.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Nomi Epstein

    For Cage99

    Ensemble: Ensemble We'd Like To Hear.
  • Christian Wolff

    Banjo Player

    Performer: Seth Josel.
  • Sarah Hughes

    Fires and Conifers

    Ensemble: Ensemble We'd Like To Hear.
  • Hauke Harder

    88BB

    Performer: Seth Josel.
  • David Bedford

    Star's End

    Performer: Mats Bergström. Performer: Steve Barnard. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Singer: Pete Wilson.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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