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Martland Memorial

Percussionist Colin Currie joins Martyn Brabbins and the BBC SSO to perform Mark-Anthony Turnage's tribute to Steve Martland, alongside music by Stravinsky and Shostakovich.

Recorded at City Halls Glasgow

Presented by Kate Molleson

Percussionist Colin Currie joins Martyn Brabbins and the BBC SSO to perform Mark-Anthony Turnage's tribute to Steve Martland, alongside music by Stravinsky and Shostakovich.

Stravinsky: Symphonies of wind instruments
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Martland Memorial

8.05 Interval
Kate Molleson talks to Mark-Anthony Turnage about his memories of Steve Martland.

8.25 Part 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10

"Quirky and volatile" are the characteristics picked up by Mark-Anthony Turnage in his vibrant tribute to friend and fellow composer Steve Martland - an energetic and percussive memorial written for the virtuoso percussionist Colin Currie. In this concert from Glasgow's City Halls Martyn Brabbins also conducts the BBC SSO in Shostakovich's Stalin-haunted 10th Symphony, and Stravinsky's Debussy-haunted Symphonies of Wind Instruments.

Photo credit: Linda Nylind

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphonies of Wind Instruments

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Martland Memorial

    Performer: Colin Currie. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Steve Martland

    Principia

    Performer: Steve Martland Band.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Three Farewells, Chorale

    Performer: Nash Ensemble.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No.10

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Age of Gold - ballet suits, Op.22a

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Martinon.
    • Shostakovich: Symphonies 1 & 9.
    • Decca.
    • 010.

Broadcast

  • Mon 3 Jun 2019 19:30

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