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Comedian Kieran Hodgson, as self-described 'musical educator and inspiration' Ralph Lewis, introduces the music of Schnittke, with help from Georgie Glen and Colin Hoult.

Critically-acclaimed comedian Kieran Hodgson is joined by Georgie Glen and Colin Hoult, in the first of a new series of comedy intros to the great composers. Can self-described 'music educator and inspiration' Ralph Lewis, the man behind ''Tchaikovsky Abs Blast' or 'Holst for the Homeless'. persuade self-confessed 'enemy of culture' Paul, that Schnittke's worth a listen?

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

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14 minutes

On radio

Wed 1 May 2019 23:15

Music Played

  • Alfred Schnittke

    'Es geschah (It came to pass)' from the Faust Cantata ('Seid nuchtern und wachet')

    Performer: The Malmö Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James DePriest.
    • Schnittke: Ritual.
    • BIS.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Symphony No.1, 1st Movement

    Performer: Russian State Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • Schnittke: Symphony No. 1.
    • Chandos.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    'Preludio' from the Concerto Grosso

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Heinrich Schiff.
    • Schnittke: Concerto Grosso No.1.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    'Credo' from the Requiem

    Performer: Russian State Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Kuzmich Polyansky.
    • Schnittke: Piano Concerto / Requiem.
    • Chandos.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    (K)ein Sommernachtstraum

    Performer: The Malmo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James DePriest.
    • Schnittke: Ritual.
    • BIS.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Passacaglia

    Performer: The Malmo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James DePriest.
    • Schnittke: Ritual.
    • BIS.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Choir Concerto, 4th Movement: 'Complete This Work'

    Performer: Russian State Symphonic Capella. Conductor: Valery Kuzmich Polyansky.
    • Schnittke: Choir Concerto.
    • Chandos.

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