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Georgia Mann presents the third in a week of programmes devoted to the theme of forests. Includes the Pagan Symphony by Granville Bantock.

Georgia Mann presents the third in a week of programmes devoted to the theme of forests, including the Pagan Symphony by Granville Bantock, and beginning with a concert of concertante works, given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Martinsson: Open mind Op.71
Gliere: Horn Concerto in B flat major, Op 91
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 33
Alfven: Midsummer Vigil - Swedish Rhapsody No 1, Op 19

Alec Frank-Gemmill, horn
Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rumon Gamba, conductor

3.10: Bantock: Pagan Symphony
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Michael Seal, conductor

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.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hugo Alfvén

    Midsummer Vigil- Swedish Rhapsody No.1 Op.19

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Granville Bantock

    Pagan Symphony

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Seal.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das Klagende Lied no.1; Waldmarchen [Forest legend]

    Singer: Susan Dunn. Singer: Brigitte Fassbaender. Singer: Markus Baur. Singer: Werner Hollweg. Singer: Andreas Schmidt. Choir: Dusseldorf Musikverein Chorus. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Mahler: Das Klagende Lied.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Franz Liszt

    Transcendental Study No 12 in B flat minor, 'Chasse-neige'

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Liszt: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Naive.
    • 1.

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