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seaJane

Radio 3, 7.30 pm tonight (1 July 20) - Under the Shadow of the First World War

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000khnc - Recorded at the Barbican Hall on 13 April 2018. Music written during or just after World War I, apart from 1 premiere of settings of Anthony Burgess, born 1917.

 

19.30

Elgar: The Starlight Express (selections)
Raymond Yiu: The World was Once All Miracle (London Premiere)

 

20.25 Interval Music - composers who served - and some who died - in the First World War: from Germany, Australia, UK and France.

Rudi Stephan: Music for 7 Stringed Instruments, 'Nachspiel' (2nd mvt) (The Horenstein Ensemble)

Frederick Septimus Kelly: 24 Monographs for Piano, No. 18 (Tamara Anna Cislowska (piano))

William Denis Browne: 4 Songs for Voice and Piano, 'Diaphenia' (no. 3) (Robin Tritschler (tenor) Malcolm Martineau (piano))

Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin, 'Toccata' (no. 6) (Bertrand Chamayou (piano))

 

20.45

Lilian Elkington: Out of the Mist (1921) (depicts Dover on 10th November 1920 as HMS Verdun appears through the Channel fog bringing the body of the Unknown Warrior)
Elgar: The Spirit of England Op.80 (setting of texts by Laurence Binyon)

 

Emma Tring (soprano)
Roderick Williams (baritone)
Andrew Staples (tenor)
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

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