Playlists with tracks by Edgard Varèse

Sunday 21st January 2018
Words and Music
3 / 13 Tracks
Samantha Bond and Tobias Menzies read poetry and prose on the theme of dystopia.

George Gershwin Summertime
Charles Ives The Unanswered Question
Carlo Gesualdo Moro, Lasso
Krzysztof Penderecki Symphony No. 3 – 3rd mvt.
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 9, 4th mvt (extract)
Radiohead arr. Brad Mehldau Paranoid Android
Bernard Herrmann The Day the Earth Stood Still (original soundtrack) - Panic
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Cloud-capp'd towers
Wendy Carlos Title Music from a Clockwork Orange
Clint Mansell High-Rise (original soundtrack) – Blood Garden
David Bowie 1984 (extract)
Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Trio – 3rd mvt
Edgard Varèse Poeme Electronique
Friday 19th January 2018
Friday - Georgia Mann
3 / 19 Tracks
Georgia Mann with Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

George Gershwin I Got Rhythm
Jean Sibelius The Oceanides
Johann Strauss II Die Fledermaus (Overture)
György Ligeti Romanian Concerto
Henry Purcell Suite in G major
Imogen Holst The Fall of the Leaf
Camille Saint‐Saëns Danse macabre
Edgard Varèse Density 21.5
Johann Sebastian Bach Opening Chorus from Cantata Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan BWV.100
Erik Satie Gymnopédie No 1 in D major
Franz von Suppé Light Cavalry (Overture)
Ludwig van Beethoven Aus Goethes Faust (Es war einmal), Op 75 No 3
Frédéric Chopin Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20
Moondog Synchrony No.2
George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso in C major, HWV 318, 'Alexander's Feast' (4th mvt)
Robert Schumann Scenes from Goethe's Faust (Alles Vergängliche Ist nur ein Gleichnis)
Sergei Rachmaninov Prelude in D flat minor, Op 32 No 13
Guillaume Lekeu Adagio for String Orchestra
William Byrd Laetenur coeli for 5 voices
Sunday 7th January 2018
Edgard Varse from the BBC SO's Total Immersion Day
0 / 4 Tracks
Edgard Varese performed by musicians from the Guildhall and the BBC SO with Sakari Oramo.

Edgard Varèse Hyperprism
Edgard Varèse Amériques
Edgard Varèse Octandre
Edgard Varèse Density 21.5
Saturday 9th December 2017
The Music of Edgard Varse
0 / 5 Tracks
The Music of Edgard Varese.

Edgard Varèse Ionisation
Edgard Varèse Ecuatorial
Edgard Varèse Dance for Burgess
Edgard Varèse Intégrales
Edgard Varèse Offrandes
Sunday 12th November 2017
Words and Music
Black Square
4 / 17 Tracks
Lisa Dwan and Peter Marinker present a programme exploring the idea of abstraction.

Morton Feldman Rothko Chapel, 5
Erik Satie Vexations
Luciano Berio Sequenza V for trombone
Conlon Nancarrow Toccata
Arvo Pärt Ludus from Tabula Rasa
Ellington, Miley, Jackson Creole Love Call
Bernard Parmegiani From de natura sonorum – Pleins et delies
Edgard Varèse Ionisation
Anton Webern Five pieces for Orchestra, Op.10 - 1. Sehr ruhig und zart
György Kurtág Ligatura-Message to Frances-Marie( The answered unanswered question)
Anton Webern Five pieces for Orchestra, Op.10 - 2. Lebhaft und zart bewegt
Anton Webern Five pieces for Orchestra, Op.10 - 3. Sehr langsam und äußerst ruhig
Anton Webern Five pieces for Orchestra, Op.10 - 4. Fließend äußerst zart
Anton Webern Five pieces for Orchestra, Op.10 - 5. Sehr fließend
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite No.2 in B minor, BW 1067 – Menuet
Dmitri Shostakovich Fugue No 12 in G sharp minor from 24 Preludes and Fugues, op.87
Kurt Schwitters Scherzo from Ursonate (1921-32)
Sunday 8th October 2017
Radio 3 in Concert
The German Radio Philharmonic and Bamberg Symphony Orchestras
1 / 4 Tracks
The German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra performs Beethoven and Vorisek.

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 In A Major Op.92
Franz Schubert Gebet D.815 For Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass And Piano
Jan Vaclav Vorisek Symphony In D Major Op.24
Edgard Varèse Tuning Up For Orchestra
Friday 29th September 2017
Radio 3 in Concert
Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC Singers in Varese, Machaut, Byrd and Birtwistle
0 / 10 Tracks
Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC Singers in Varese, Machaut, Byrd and Birtwistle.

Guillaume de Machaut Messe de Nostre Dame (with Plainsong Tropes arranged for instruments by Harrison Birtwistle)
Harrison Birtwistle Pulse Sampler
Harrison Birtwistle The Moth Requiem
Igor Stravinsky Apollo (Scene 1)
Melanie Pappenheim The Tryst
William Byrd Lamentations
William Byrd Fantasia (1st version for organ)
William Byrd Pavin BK76
Edgard Varèse Octandre
Frédéric Chopin Fantaisie in F minor Op.49
Saturday 11th February 2017
Saturday Classics
Peter Bradshaw
4 / 12 Tracks
Film critic Peter Bradshaw presents a personal selection of music from cinema and beyond.

Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No. 2 In D Minor BWV 1004
Bernard Herrmann Concerto Macabre - "Hangover Square"
Johann Sebastian Bach Goldberg Variations - Aria
George Benjamin A Mind Of Winter
Camille Saint‐Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Franz Liszt Un Sospiro S.144.3
Clara Schumann 4 Pieces Fugitives Op.15
George Frideric Handel Atalanta - Care Selve
Edgard Varèse Un Grand Sommeil Noir
Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons Recomposed
Sergei Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor Op.18
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 17 In D Minor Op.31 No. 2 (Tempest) - Ist mvt
Monday 12th December 2016
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Wigmore Hall Mondays - Emmanuel Pahud
5 / 6 Tracks
Emmanuel Pahud (flute) plays music by Takemitsu, CPE Bach, Berio, Bach, Varese and Debussy

Toru Takemitsu Voice
Claude Debussy Syrinx
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sonata in A minor
Luciano Berio Sequenza 1
Johann Sebastian Bach Partita A minor, BWV1013
Edgard Varèse Density 21.5
Friday 15th July 2016
Afternoon on 3
2015 Verbier and Lucerne Festival Highlights, Episode 4
3 / 4 Tracks
Brahms's Serenade No 1, the 1927 version of Varese's Ameriques and Mahler's Symphony No 5.

Johannes Brahms Serenade No. 1 in D, op. 11
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor
Gustav Mahler Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt
Edgard Varèse Ameriques
Sunday 22nd May 2016
The Listening Service
What's All That Noise?
2 / 14 Tracks
Tom Service asks when is noise just noise, and when is it music.

Richard Wagner Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walkure)
Bob Crosby's Bobcats Big Noise From Winnetka
Trad. The Ballad of Henry & Susannah (part 1)
Edgard Varèse Ameriques
Vomir untitled composition
FLUX Quartet String Quartet no.2
Frederic Rzewski Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues (North American Ballads, no.4)
György Ligeti Etude for Piano Book 1, No.1
Helmut Lachenmann Tableau
Hirihito Metaric Machine
Igor Stravinsky Rite of Spring (last section)
Johann Sebastian Bach Chaconne from Partita no.2 in D minor BWV1004
Masonna and Yamazaki Takushi Spectrum Ripper
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Double Keyboard Concerto in E flat Wq47
Wednesday 20th April 2016
Late Junction
Nick Luscombe - Music and Architecture
3 / 18 Tracks
Adventures in music, ancient to future: Nick Luscombe explores music and architecture.

Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids Rhapsody In Berlin
Throws The Harbour
Alice Coltrane Galaxy In Satchidananda
Jean Reiki We Have Experiments
Konono Nº1 Um Nzonzing
Kyoka Soliloquy
A.J. Kwame Chromatic Fantasy
Luke Daniels Revolve and Rotate Part 1
Moses Boyd Drum Dance
Anna Meredith Blackfriars
Oliver Coates The Gateshead Prophecy
Bernard Herrmann Whistle Sessions
Steve Hellier SOUND SCRIPTS Teleskivi
Darren Hayman Culpho
Submerse It's All Fun & Games Until Someone Loses
Edgard Varèse Poeme Electronique
The Attractions Hoover Factory
Fumitaka Anzai Fly To The Future, Spaceship C&C! Part 1
Sunday 17th April 2016
Stuart Maconie's Freakier Zone
The Alternative 1950s
9 / 12 Tracks
Stuart looks at the alternative music of the 1950s, from modal jazz to minimalism.

Pierre Boulez Commentaire II de "Bourreaux de solitude"
Tom Dissevelt Syncopation
Miles Davis So What
Ornette Coleman Lonely Woman
Bernard Herrmann The Day The Earth Stood Still
Kid Baltan Song Of The Second Moon
John Cage Sonata XIII
Eric Dolphy Out There
Herbert Eimert Klangstudie II
Karlheinz Stockhausen Gesang Der Jünglinge
Pierre Schaeffer Symphonie Pour Un Homme Seule
Edgard Varèse Poème Électronique
Saturday 13th February 2016
Nemone's Electric Ladyland
With Invisible Cities
12 / 24 Tracks
Invisible Cities, aka producers Luca C and Brigante, soundtrack their perfect evening.

Mogwai Ether
Sasha View2
Alma Elste Limitless
GotSome Don’t Stop
DJ Khalab & Baba Sissoko Bognya (LV remix)
Ephemerals Everyday Killers (The Allergies remix)
Portishead Wandering Star
Roni Size & Reprazent Brown Paper Bag
Sherwood & Pinch Wild Birds Sing
A Sagittariun The Code Breaker
Underworld I Exhale
Edgard Varèse Poeme Electronique
Redlight Spectrum (Redlight Remix) (feat. Redlight)
Invisible Cities feat. Ali Love Sunkissed Memory (Mad Professor - Kiss My Dub)
Shanti Celeste Being
Admin West Country Girl
Laska Baded
Carlton Any Love (feat. Daddy G & Carlton)
DieMantle The Way I Feel
PJ Harvey Working For The Man (Azaria Remix)
Eats Everything Big Discs
RA MU Nightflight
Thursday 21st January 2016
Radio 3 in Concert
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - Grainger, Vaughan Williams and Weir
4 / 6 Tracks
CBSO and its children's and youth choruses in Grainger, Vaughan Williams, Varese and Weir.

Howard Skempton Chamber Concerto
Ralph Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
Percy Grainger The Warriors
Judith Weir Storm
Leos Janacek Glagolitic Mass (extract)
Edgard Varèse Ionisation
Friday 8th January 2016
In Tune
Tate Modern, Judith Weir, Juice, Riot Ensemble, Trish Clowes, Guildhall School Percussion Ensemble
4 / 16 Tracks
Suzy Klein presents a special edition live from Tate Modern gallery in London.

Trish Clowes Pfeiffer & the Whales
Earle Brown November 1952
Earle Brown Folio II
Judith Weir Michael's Strathspey
Tammas Slater Mechanical Passion
Benjamin Graves Noctur(Ne)
Trad. Arr. Sarah Dacey Cruel Mother
Benjamin Tassie Sun
Trish Clowes Pack up all your cares & woes
Earle Brown Calder Piece (excerpt)
Edgard Varèse Density 21.5
Emily Hall "4.05"
Kerry Watson Ojo
Anna Snow Seven Star Girls
Patrick Harrex "…dreams, shadows, smoke…"
Augusta Read Thomas Capricci (Hummingbird Romance)
Sunday 1st November 2015
Words and Music
9 / 15 Tracks
Texts and music on the theme of islands. Readers: Kate Fleetwood and Dominic Mafham.

Gabriel Prokofiev Spheres
Henry Purcell Fairest Isle (King Arthur)
Sibelius Chorus of Winds (The Tempest, Suite No. 2)
Bridge Moonlight (The Sea)
Otto Luening Low Speed
Claude Debussy L’isle joyeuse
Marin Marais Plainte (Suite en sol)
Pierre Boulez Memoriale (... explosante fixe... Originel)
Rautavaara Isle of Bliss / Lintukoto
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Scherzo humoristique, Op.12 No.9, arranged for 4 bassoons from ‘10 pieces, Op.12’
Edgard Varèse Density 21.5
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett Sea Change for chorus (Isle full of Noyses)
Fryderyk Chopin Nocturne in B major Op.32 No.1
György Ligeti Aventures (extract)
Anon / Leonhard Schmidinger (instrumental music) Ssequentia: Victimae paschali laudes
Tuesday 22nd September 2015
Late Junction
Tuesday - Fiona Talkington
5 / 20 Tracks
Fiona Talkington's selection features Tigran Hamasyan, Michael Duch and Edgard Varese.

Simo Lagnawi Sandika
Gillian Welch Dark Turn of Mind
John Renbourn The Wildest Pig in Captivity
Frigg Jokijenkka
Finland Dust Drive
John Surman Across the Bridge
Edgard Varèse Hyperprism
Jono McCleery The Idea of Us
Eileen Fowler Keep Fit
Lo Còr de la Plana Sant Trofima
Michael Francis Duch Tomba Emmanuelle (extract)
George Bernard Shaw Spoken English & Broken English (extract 1)
Terry Riley Emily and Alice from The Cusp of Magic
George Bernard Shaw Spoken English & Broken English (extract 2)
Tigran Hamasyan & Yerevan State Chamber Choir Nor Tsaghik/New Flower
Yasuko Yoshida Agari Jo
Gonimboblast Swell
Ion Lăceanu Love Song and Briu
A.L.Lloyd Reynardine
Arvo Pärt Alleluia-Tropus
Thursday 6th August 2015
Late Junction
Late Junction Sessions, Collaboration Session featuring Eska
9 / 17 Tracks
With Nick Luscombe. Including a collaborative session from Eska, Jesse and Louis Hackett.

Pink Floyd Several Species Of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together...
Miles Davis Tune In 5 (Live)
Mirror Signal Dat Won' Save Me
Ornette Coleman Kaleidoscope
Gentle Giant Playing The Game
Vivien Goldman Private Armies Dub
Susumu Yokota Secret Garden
Piero Umiliani Hard Times
Staff Benda Bilili Libala Ya Mungwa
Eska Red Guitar
Quantic & Anita Tjoux Doo Wop (That Thing)
Eska All the way down
Jim O’Rourke And a 1, 2, 3, 4
Joanna Newsom The Book Of Right-On
Misako Oshiro & Toru Yonaha Elabu Anchamae Sho
Edgard Varèse Ionisation
Eska Many People of the Songbird
Friday 6th February 2015
Afternoon on 3
Scandinavian Radio Symphony Orchestras, Episode 4
3 / 6 Tracks
Katie Derham with music by Vaughan Williams, Schubert, Prokofiev, Varese, Rimsky-Korsakov.

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op. 26
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Prelude in C major, Op. 12 no. 7
Franz Peter Schubert Symphony no. 8 in B minor, D. 759 'Unfinished'
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade - A symphonic poem in four tableaux, Op. 35
Ralph Vaughan Williams Overture to 'The Wasps' a suite after Aristophanes
Edgard Varèse Ameriques