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Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

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2/5. The Young Artist. Donald Macleod traces the early years of the composer's career and reveals how his first symphony received a critical mauling, leaving him unable to write for two years. The Chorus of Spirits
Russian State Symphonic Cappella
Do Not Sing to Me Fair Maiden, Op 4 No 4 Alexandre Naoumenko (tenor), Howard Shelley (piano)
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19 (2nd mvt)
Moray Welsh (cello), Martin Roscoe (piano) Cantata: Spring Tigram Martyrosyan (bass),
Russian State Symphonic Orchestra and Capella, conductor Valery Polyansky
Symphony No 2 in E minor (3rd mvt: Adagio) Philharmonia, conductor Kurt Sanderling Were You Hiccoughing, Natasha?
Sergei Leiferkus (bass), Howard Shelley (piano) Repeated at 8.45pm

Contributors

Artist: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Alexandre Naoumenko
Piano: Howard Shelley
Cello: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Valery Polyansky
Conductor: Kurt Sanderling
Bass: Sergei Leiferkus
Bass: Howard Shelley

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Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

BBC Radio 3, 9 October 2007 12.00






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