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Musical Encounters


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Stephanie Hughes presents the first of the series to come from Belfast, including Bach, arr Grainger Toccata and Fugue in D minor Percy Grainger (piano)
10.10 Grieg Symphonic Dances, Op 64
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
Kenneth Montgomery
10.35 Grainger To a Nordic Princess
Penelope Thwaites (piano)
10.44 Artist of the Week:
Francis Poulenc (piano) Poulenc Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
10.56 Debussy, arr Grainger Pagodes
Philharmonia/Geoffrey Simon
11.03 Poulenc Piano
Cristina Ortiz (piano) City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Louis Fremaux
11.25 Grainger Spoon
River; The Nightingale and the Two Sisters; Molly on the Shore
11.40 Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes (A time there was), Op 90
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Kenneth Montgomery


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Grainger Toccata
Piano: Percy Grainger
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Piano: Penelope Thwaites
Piano: Francis Poulenc
Unknown: Grainger Pagodes

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