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Georgia Mann presents the second in a week of programmes devoted to the Romantic forest, beginning with a concert given by the Dresden Staatskapelle.

Georgia Mann presents the second in a week of programmes devoted to the magic of the Romantic forest, beginning with a concert given by the Dresden Staatskapelle.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 1 in C, Op 15

Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E flat major (Romantic)

András Schiff, piano
Dresden Staatskapelle
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

3.45: A selection of music evoking the forest in its different moods, including works by Raff, Elgar and Roussel.

In midsummer week, Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination. 'Into the Forest' explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, through the music it has inspired and slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 1 in C major Op.15 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Sir András Schiff. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no. 4 in E flat major (Romantic)

    Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
  • Edward Elgar

    Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands

    Choir: Brighton Festival Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
  • Joachim Raff

    Symphony no. 3 in F major Op.153 (Im Walde)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Francesco d' Avalos.
    • Raff: Symphony No.3.
    • ASV.
    • 1.

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