Playlists with tracks by Brian Ferneyhough

Sunday 24th May 2020
The Listening Service
English Music
4 / 20 Tracks
What makes English music sound English?

Dizzee Rascal Bassline Junkie
Edward Elgar Symphony no. 1 in A flat major Op.55
Edward Elgar Cockaigne (In London town) - overture Op.40
Edward Elgar Symphony no. 2 in E flat major Op.63
Roderick Williams Goodwood by the sea for piano
Edward Elgar Pomp and circumstance marches Op.39
Sir Harrison Birtwistle The Shadow of night for orchestra
Tansy Davies Loopholes and lynchpins for piano
Edward Elgar The Crown of India - imperial masque in 2 tableaux reconstructed and orchestrated by Anthony Payne
The Dufay Collective Sumer is icumen in (Perspice, christicola)
Thomas Adès Arcadiana for string quartet
Thomas Tallis O nata lux de lumine for 5 voices
Edward Elgar Concerto in B minor Op.61 for violin and orchestra
George Butterworth A Shropshire lad - rhapsody for orchestra [1912]
Benjamin Britten Noye's fludde - children's opera in 1 act Op.59
Michael Nyman A Zed and two noughts - music for the film
Brian Ferneyhough Missa brevis for 12 voices
Percy Grainger Country gardens vers. for orchestra
Brian Ferneyhough Carceri d'invenzione II for flute and chamber orchestra [no.4 in 'Carceri' cycle]
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' [adapted R Greaves from opera 'Sir John in love']
Sunday 7th July 2019
The Listening Service
Is complicated music better than simple music?
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Tom Service looks at complexity in music - can we actually hear what's going on?

The Carpenters We've Only Just Begun
The Beach Boys Wouldn't it Be Nice
Gustav Holst The Planets - suite Op.32
Janelle MonĂĄe Don't Judge Me
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 2 in C minor BWV.847
John Dunstable Preco preheminencie/Precursor premittitur/[textless]/Inter natos mulierum - motet for 4 voices
Ludwig van Beethoven Grosse Fuge Op.133 for string quartet [original finale of Op.130]
Richard David James Bucephalus Bouncing Ball
Arnold Schoenberg Variations Op.31 for orchestra
Arvo PĂ€rt Spiegel im Spiegel for violin and piano
Beyoncé Formation
Brian Ferneyhough La Terre est un homme for orchestra
Sunday 9th June 2019
Words and Music
Within Limits
3 / 20 Tracks
Anthony Howell and Amaka Okafor explore ideas of constraint in art and life.

Ornette Coleman Free Jazz
Witold LutosƂawski Venetian Games – Mov. I
Henry Cowell Mosaic Quartet (String Quartet No. 3) - II
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Polyphonic Studies – VI. Moderato, “The Last Rose of Summer”
Henry Cowell Mosaic Quartet (String Quartet No. 3) - IV
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Polyphonic Studies - VI: Moderato, “The Last Rose of Summer”
György Ligeti Etudes pour Piano, 2nd book: L’escalier du diable
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Polyphonic Studies VI: Moderato, “The Last Rose of Summer”
Gilbert & Sullivan The Mikado, Act 1: I Am So Proud
Roger Edens Tongue Twisters
Lou Reed Venus In Furs
W.A. Mozart Musikalisches WĂŒrfelspiel, K516f
Alexander Scriabin realised by Alexander Nemtin Preparation for the Final Mystery - Part I: Lent, Impérieux
Morton Feldman Intersection 2
Johann Sebastian Bach The Art of Fugue: Fuga a 3 Soggetti
Brian Ferneyhough Etudes Transcendentales IX
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata no 21 in C major, op.53 “Waldstein” – Allegro con brio
György Ligeti Musica Ricercata 4. Tempo di valse (pocco vivace – 'Ă  l’orgue de Barbarie')
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ein musikalischaler Spass, in F major, KV522 - iv. Presto
Sunday 17th March 2019
The Listening Service
The Double Bass
13 / 33 Tracks
The elephant in the room? No, the Double Bass is much more.

The Police Every Breath you Take
Peggy Lee Fever
John Williams Jaws
The Cure The LoveCats
Charles Mingus Haitian Fight Song
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 9 in D minor Op.125 (Choral)
Fred Astaire Slap that Bass
Willie Dixon 88 Boogie
Johann Baptist Vanhal Concerto in D major for double bass and orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony no. 29 in A major K.201
Camille Saint‐SaĂ«ns Le Carnaval des animaux
Hans Zimmer The Oil
Franz Schubert Quintet in A major D.667 (Trout) for piano, violin, viola, cello & db
Jeanne Louise Dumont Farrenc Quintet no. 1 in A minor Op.30 for string trio, double bass & piano
Allan Stephenson Burlesque for Double Bass and small orchestra
Giuseppe Verdi Otello - dramma lirico in 4 acts
Gioachino Rossini Duetto in D major for cello and double-bass
Robin Walker Turning Towards You
Joëlle Léandre To Day and To Morrow
Giovanni Bottesini Concerto no. 2 in B minor for double bass and piano
Brian Ferneyhough Trittico per G.S. for double bass solo
Giovanni Bottesini Fantasia (Lucia di Lammermoor) for double bass and piano
Giovanni Bottesini Gran duo concertante vers. for violin, double bass and orchestra
Daphna Sadeh Born in Parallel
Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 1 in D major vers. original, in 5 mvts.
Giovanni Bottesini Elegie in D major vers. double bass and pf
Jean Sibelius Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
Milt Hinton Bass Pandemonium
Giovanni Paolo Cima Sonata per il violino e violone
Jimmy Blanton Mr J B Blues
Ray Campi Rockin' at the Ritz
Henry Purcell Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.626
Lorne Balfe Fallout
Sunday 2nd December 2018
The Listening Service
Extreme Classical!
4 / 19 Tracks
What are the most extreme pieces of classical music ever written?

Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Minor, Op.15
Johann Sebastian Bach The Art of Fugue
Arnold Schoenberg 5 Orchestral Pieces, Op.16
Dobrinka Tabakova Concerto for cello and orchestra - 3rd movement: Radiant
Franz Liszt Etudes d'execution transcendante for piano, S.139 - No.5 in B flat: Feux-follets
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony no. 40 (K.550) in G minor, 4th movement; Allegro assai
Brian Ferneyhough Trittico per G.S.
Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji Opus Clavicembalisticum
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 3 (Op.55) in E flat major "Eroica", 1st movement; Allegro con brio
John Luther Adams Inuksuit
Richard Wagner Tristan und Isolde - Prelude
Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 7 in E major - 3rd movement: Scherzo
Hector Berlioz Symphonie fantastique, Op.14 - 5th movement: Songe d'une nuit du Sabbat
John Cage ASLSP for piano or organ
Giuseppe Verdi Nabucco - Va, pensiero, sull'ali (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
Alexander Scriabin Mysterium
Richard Strauss 4 Letzte Lieder for voice and orchestra (AV.150), no.3; Beim Schlafengehen
Igor Stravinsky The Rite of Spring: - Sacrificial dance (The Chosen One)
Karlheinz Stockhausen Helikopter-Streichquartett
Saturday 20th October 2018
Hear and Now
Sharon Gal, Lee Patterson, Kate Carr
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Live performances inspired by birdsong from Sharon Gal, Lee Patterson and Kate Carr.

Sharon Gal Forest Song
Sharon Gal Birdsongs
Linda Catlin Smith Music for John Cage (1990)
Kate Carr College of Birds and Environmental Sounds (Live at Café Oto)
Mathew Adkins Emergence (2015)
Lee Patterson Collage of Birds and Environmental Sounds (Live at Café Oto)
Brian Ferneyhough Liber Scintaillarum (2012)
Sharon Gal Speak and Spells
Saturday 6th October 2018
Hear and Now
Ian Pace, contemporary virtuoso pianist
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A celebration of Ian Pace at 50, a virtuoso pianist who specialises in contemporary music

Evan Johnson qu'en joye on vous demaine
PatrĂ­cia Sucena de Almeida Desperatio - Piano Piece No. 5
Wieland Hoban Whiptail
Paul Obermayer Fra
Pascal Dusapin À Quia (2nd and 3rd movements)
Michael Finnissy History of photography in sound for piano (no.5; Alkan-Paganini)
Brian Ferneyhough Quirl
Elliott Carter 90+ for piano
Karlheinz Stockhausen Piano Piece 10
Rebecca Saunders Mirror, mirror on the wall
Michael Spencer A Maze I(a)n (S)pace (Space [G]race)
Saturday 28th July 2018
Hear and Now
Tansy Davies: Cave
5 / 8 Tracks
Kate Molleson presents the world premiere production of Cave, a new opera by Tansy Davies.

Jonathan Harvey Other Presences
Martin Iddon Ptelea
Claudia Molitor Singing Bridge - II. This City
Tansy Davies Loopholes and Lynchpins: Lynchpin 2
Tansy Davies Antenoux
Tansy Davies Cave - chamber opera for mezzo-soprano, tenor and ensemble with electronics
Rolf Wallin Under City Skin - III: Locomotive
Brian Ferneyhough Missa Brevis - II. Gloria
Sunday 20th May 2018
The Listening Service
Syncopation Syncopation Syncopation
13 / 29 Tracks
What is syncopation? An off-beat edition of The Listening Service. With Tom Service.

Donna Summer I feel love
Astor Piazzolla Libertango
Charlie Parker Ornithology
George Gershwin I Got Rhythm
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty - Waltz
Johann Strauss II Kaiser-Walzer (Op.437)
Machito Tanga
Jelly Roll Morton Sidewalk Blues
John Philip Sousa The Liberty Bell
Leonard Bernstein America
William Lawes Royal Consort Sett No.1 in D minor - V. Sarabande
Luther Vandross Not too much
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183 – 1st movement
Faustino Oramas Marieta
Max Martin Oops!...I Did It Again
Orefiche & Vasquez Rumba Azul
Johann Sebastian Bach Two-part inventions - No.6 in E major, BWV 777
Johann Strauss II Leichtes Blut - polka Op.319
Robert Schumann Violin Concerto in D major, WoO23: ii. Langsam
Afro Celt Sound System The Magnificent Seven
The Metres Look-Ka Py Py
Johannes Brahms Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98 - 4th movement
Traditional Dvajspetorka  
Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive
Traditional Bwaba Drum solo
Brian Ferneyhough Terrain for violin and wind octet
Joseph Haydn Symphony no. 101 (H.1.101) in D major "Clock" (H.1.101) - 3rd movement
Victor Daniel La vida es un carnaval
Sunday 11th March 2018
The Listening Service
The Listening Service at Free Thinking
7 / 17 Tracks
Tom Service explores the idea of polyphony live at the Free Thinking Festival.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Assumpta est Maria a 5
Thomas Tallis If Ye Love Me
Traditional Rex caeli, Domine maris (Musica enchiriadis)
Traditional Zhalba za Lazar
James Weeks Echoing Green
William Byrd Mass for Four Voices – Kyrie
Johann Sebastian Bach Mass (BWV.232) in B minor, Pt.2; Cum sancto Spiritu [chorus]
Johannes Brahms 4 Songs for women's voices, Op.17: No.3; Der Gartner (Wohin ich geh und...)
Judith Weir Ave Regina Caelorum
Sylvia Lim Paper Wings and James Week’s Echoing Green
Brian Ferneyhough Missa Brevis : Kyrie
Traditional Miserere Dominum - Kyrie tropé (Winchester Troper)
Charles Villiers Stanford The Blue Bird
Traditional Mravalzhamier
Franz Schubert Trinklied im Mai, D.427
Traditional Plainchant: Veni creator
George T Smart The Squirrel
Friday 5th January 2018
Friday - Petroc Trelawny
6 / 21 Tracks
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Arvo PĂ€rt Spiegel im Spiegel
Johann Pachelbel Canon and Gigue in D major
Johann Strauss II Wiener Blut
Carl Nielsen Helios Overture
Lili Boulanger D'un matin de printemps
Robert Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18
Johann Sebastian Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV.244 (Wir setzen und mit Tranen nieder)
Christopher Tye Dum transisset Sabbatum III
Johannes Brahms Ballade in D major, Op 10 No 2
Daniel‐François‐Esprit Auber La Muette de Portici (Masaniello) (Overture)
Joseph Haydn Adagio in F major, H.18.9
Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 13 (2nd mvt)
Krzysztof Penderecki St Luke Passion (Erat autem fere)
Franz LehĂĄr Meine Lippen, sie kussen so heiss (Giuditta)
George Frideric Handel Neghitossi or voi che fate? (Ariodante)
Harrison Birtwistle Three Latin Motets from 'The Last Supper' (In supremae nocte cenae)
Amy Beach Take, O take those lips away (Three Shakespeare Songs, Op 37)
Harrison Birtwistle Virelai (Sus une fontayne)
Arthur Johnston Moon Song
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata "Der Himmel lacht, die Erde jubiliert" BWV 31 (Sonata)
Brian Ferneyhough Dum transisset III (Shadows)
Thursday 7th December 2017
Composer of the Week
21st Century Opera, Comedy
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Donald Macleod finds opera to be alive and well in the 21st century.

Brian Ferneyhough Shadowtime - Scene 5 Pools of Darkness (11 Interrogations)
Gerald Barry The Importance Of Being Earnest - Act 2, extract
Gerald Barry The Importance of being earnest - And this is what you call Bunburying!
Philippe Boesmans Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne - Act 4 scene 2
Saturday 2nd December 2017
Hear and Now
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2017
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Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby present highlights from Huddersfield 2017.

Stephanie Haensler Im Begriffe
Werner Dafeldecker Small Worlds
Brian Ferneyhough Umbrations
Dai Fujikura Eternal Escape
Polwechsel Improvisation
Stephanie Haensler Ganz Nah
Sunday 25th September 2016
The Listening Service
Sound Frontiers: Listening to Recordings
6 / 16 Tracks
As part of Radio 3 Live at Southbank Centre, Tom Service explores recorded sound.

RP Boo Speakers
Kate Bush Sensual World
The Beach Boys Heroes And Villains
Augustus Pablo King Tubby meets the rockers uptown
Giacomo Puccini Tosca: e lucevan les stelle
Giuseppe Verdi Aida Prelude Act One
Camille Saint‐SaĂ«ns Danse Macabre ex 1
Timothy Ferriss Golden Record
Camille Saint‐SaĂ«ns Danse Macabre ex 2
Frank Ocean Close to you
James Europe on patrol in no-mans-land
A. Stockhausen Hymnen region 3 ex.1
Pettis and Waller St Louis Shuffle
A. Stockhausen Kontakte ex 1
Richard Wagner Magic Fire Muisic (Die Walkure)
Brian Ferneyhough string quartet no.4 1st mvt
Saturday 2nd January 2016
Record Review
Building a Library: Beethoven's Symphony No 5
5 / 20 Tracks
With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Beethoven: Symphony No 5.

Brian Eno Discreet Music
Brian Ferneyhough Opus Contra Naturam (ii. Katabasis)
Wolfgang Rihm Abkehr
Johann Sebastian Bach Mass In B Minor BWV232 - Symbolum Nicenum
Kaija Saariaho Mirrors I
Steve Martland Horses Of Instruction For Chamber Ensemble
Brian Ferneyhough Opus Contra Naturam (ii. Katabasis & iii. Kataplexy)
Christopher Tarnow Theremin Sonata No.2 - ii. Passacaglia
Kaija Saariaho Dolce Tormento
Morton Feldman For Bunita Marcus For Piano
Anders Hillborg O Dessa Ogon For Soprano And String Orchestra
Morton Feldman Rothko Chapel For Soprano, Alto, Chorus, Viola, Celesta & Percussion
Édouard Ferlet Je Me Souviens
Olav Berg Berg Viola Concerto
Brett Dean Carlo For Strings And Sampler
Ryan Wigglesworth Concerto For Violin And Orchestra - ii. Arioso
Steve Martland Shoulder To Shoulder For Ensemble
Saturday 31st January 2015
Hear and Now
Total Immersion: Percussion!
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Tom Service presents Wolfgang Rihm's epic Tutuguri played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Wolfgang Rihm Tutuguri, Parts 1 to 3
Brian Ferneyhough Fanfare for Klaus Huber
John White Drinking and Hooting Machine
Peter Garland Apple Blossom
Wolfgang Rihm Tutuguri, Part 4
Saturday 24th January 2015
Hear and Now
James Dillon, Hector Parra, Morton Feldman - 2014 Huddersfield Festival
2 / 5 Tracks
Robert Worby presents music by James Dillon, Hector Parra and Morton Feldman.

Morton Feldman Piano Four Hands
Brian Ferneyhough String Quartet No. 3
Hector Parra L'absencia
James Dillon Andromeda
James Dillon Physis
Saturday 14th June 2014
Hear and Now
Witten New Music Days
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Tom Service listens to world premieres from the 2014 Witten New Music Days festival.

Philippe Manoury Trauermarsche
Rebecca Saunders Void
Wolfgang Rihm In Verbundenheit
Brian Ferneyhough Silentium
Brice Pauset Schwarzmarkte
György Kurtág Clov's last monologue (fragment)
Marco Stroppa La Vita Immobile : 4 micro automi
Saturday 14th December 2013
Hear and Now
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2013, Episode 3
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Highlights from the 2013 Huddersfield Music Festival: music by Finnissy and Pesson.

Arnold Marinissen Von Pferden, Grasern, Sonnen, Menschen
Brian Ferneyhough Lemma-Icon-Epigram
Michael Finnissy Sesto libro di Carlo Gesualdo
Saturday 8th June 2013
Hear and Now
1 / 12 Tracks
Tom Service presents music by Benedict Mason and a world premiere from Brian Ferneyhough.

Henri Dutilleux Le temps l'horloge
Brian Ferneyhough Finis Terrae for 6 voices and ensemble (world premiere performance)
Brian Ferneyhough Sonatas For String Quartet
Brian Ferneyhough Sonatas for String Quartet (excerpt)
Henri Dutilleux Timbres, espace, mouvement avec interlude
Henri Dutilleux Timbres, espace, movement
Benedict Mason The Hinterstoisser Traverse
Benedict Mason The Hinterstoisser Traverse for ensemble
Benedict Mason The neurons, the tongue, the cochlea...the breath, the resonance
Brian Ferneyhough Finis Terrae
Monday 25th February 2013
The Story of Music Question Time
Episode 5
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Listeners' questions on music answered. Email r3qt@bbc.co.uk or tweet with hashtag #r3qt.

Art Tatum Tiger Rag
Henry Purcell If Music be the Food of Love
Brian Ferneyhough Carceri D'Invenzione IIb for solo flute
Saturday 2nd June 2012
Hear and Now
Arditti Quartet - Sounds New Festival 2012
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A performance given by the Arditti Quartet at the 2012 Sounds New festival in Canterbury.

Sir Harrison Birtwistle The Triumph of Time
Brian Ferneyhough Exordium