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Comedian Kieran Hodgson, as self-described 'musical educator and inspiration' Ralph Lewis, introduces us to the music of Glazunov, with help from Tessa Coates and Colin Hoult.

Critically-acclaimed comedian Kieran Hodgson is joined by Tessa Coates and Colin Hoult, in this new series of comedy intros to the great composers. Can self-described 'music educator and inspiration' Ralph Lewis, the man behind 'Swim with Sibelius' and 'Debussy Decodes Dementia'. persuade self-confessed 'enemy of culture' Paul, that Glazunov's worth a listen?

Written and starring Kieran Hodgson
With Colin Hoult and Tessa Coates
Producer: Sam Ward
A BBC Studios Production.

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14 minutes

Music Played

  • Alexander Glazunov

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Camilla Kolchinsky.
    • Glazunov, Dvorak: Violin Concertos.
    • Naxos.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Symphony No.5, 2nd Movement

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
    • Glazunov: The Eight Symphonies.
    • BIS.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Symphony No.1, 4th Movement

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
    • Glazunov: The Eight Symphonies.
    • BIS.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Danse of the Earth (from Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring'

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Stavinsky: Le acre Du Printemps Ð Apollon Musagete.
    • EMI.

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