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Playlists with tracks by Virgil Thomson

Sunday 12th May 2019
04:00
Sunday Morning
Sarah Walker with Avison, Beach and Ladmirault
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Sarah Walker with a broad range of music, including her Sunday Escape.

Edward Elgar Salut D'Amour
Girolamo Frescobaldi Se l'aura spira
Emmanuel Chabrier Joyeuse Marche
Trad. She Moved Through The Fair
Francis Poulenc Chansons Gaillarde
Amy Beach Pastorale Op. 151
Claude Debussy Trois Nocturnes: ii) Fetes
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in F major for flute and strings, Op. 10/1 RV 433 'La Tempesta di mare'
Malcolm Arnold 4 Cornish Dances
Henry Purcell An Evening Hymn, Z.193
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio and Rondo in C minor, K. 617
Moondog Double Bass Duo
Franz Schubert Grande Marche
Trad. Devil In The Kitchen
Nino Rota Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano: iii Allegrissomo
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude in G Major
Malcolm Arnold English Dances Op. 33 no. 3
Virgil Thomson Soil Erosion and Floods, Finale
Josef Suk Asrael Symphony in C minor Op.27: iv) Adagio
Maurice Ravel Rhapsodie Espagnol
Charles Avison Concerto Grosso no. 1 in A major
Richard Rodgers Spring is Here
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Sicut Lilium Inter Spinas I
Paul Ladmirault En foret, poeme symphonique: L'aurore
Monday 11th February 2019
03:00
Breakfast
Monday - Petroc's classical alarm call
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Petroc presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show with a daily musical love affair.

Arnold Bax Tintagel
Richard Strauss Freundliche Vision, Op 48 No 1
Benjamin Britten Elegy for Strings
Anton Bruckner Ave Maria
Claude Debussy Masques
Toshio Hosokawa Itsuki no komori uta (Two Japanese Folk Songs)
Johann Sebastian Bach 'Sanctify Us By Thy Goodness (Cantata no.22, BWV.22)
Johann Strauss II Schatz-Walzer, Op.418 (The Gypsy Baron)
Nadia Boulanger Sunsets
Franz Schubert Marche militaire No.1 in D major, D.733
Virgil Thomson O my deir hert
George Frideric Handel Concerto grosso (Op.3`3) in G major,
Ralph Vaughan Williams Love bade me welcome (Five Mystical Songs)
Jacques Offenbach Barcarolle (Les contes d'Hoffmann)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K 191 (1st mvt)
Miriam Makeba Nongqongqo (To Those We Love)
Manuel de Falla Jota (La vida breve)
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata in G minor, Op 49
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky String Quartet no.1 In D Major (2nd mvt)
Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major, BWV.1049 (3rd mvt)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Harp sonata in G major, Wq.139 (3rd mvt)
Antonio Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E minor Rv.277 (Il Favorito) (2nd mvt)
Gustav Holst Song of the Fisherman (Japanese Suite, Op 33)
Nicholas Britell Little's Theme / Chiron's Theme / Black's Theme
Friday 21st September 2018
08:00
In Tune Mixtape
Haydn, Arlen, Chopin
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In Tune risks the vagaries of the British weather in search of some good tunes.

Harold Arlen Stormy Weather
Antonio Vivaldi Filiae mestae motet in C minor RV.638; Sileant Zephyri
Traditional Armenian A Cool Wind Is Blowing
Richard Strauss Alpine Symphony, Op 64
Alexander Tsfasman Snowflakes
Joseph Haydn Symphony No 8 in G major, 'Le soir' (4th mvt)
Frédéric Chopin Prelude in D flat major, Op 28 No 15, 'Raindrop'
Virgil Thomson Salute to the Wind (Autumn)
Sunday 25th February 2018
03:00
Breakfast
Sunday - Elizabeth Alker
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Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Gustav Holst Uranus, the Magician (The Planets, Op 32)
Lili Boulanger D'un matin de Printemps
Giovanni Felice Sances Stabat mater dolorosa
Johann Strauss II The Blue Danube, Op 314
John Surman At Dusk; Dark Corners
Jules Massenet Eau dormante
Jules Massenet Eau courante
Träd Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond
Arvo Pärt My heart's in the Highlands
Virgil Thomson The Plow the broke the Plains
Erland Cooper Shalder
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Quartet in A major, K298
Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto Paraphrase
Thursday 19th October 2017
01:00
Through the Night
A celebration of Jeannette Thurber
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Catriona Young celebrates music patron Jeannette Thurber, aided by archive material.

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no 8 in F major (Op 93)
Michael Tippett Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time"
Felix Mendelssohn Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt - overture (Op.27)
Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasia in G major BWV.572 for organ
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet - fantasy overture [1880]
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo for violin and orchestra in C major (K.373)
Gustave Charpentier Depuis le jour, from Louise
Traditional Spiritual Ride on, Jesus (spiritual)
Michal Vilec Na rozhl'adni (z cyklu 'Letné zápisky')
Henry Purcell Seven works by Purcell and Playford
Heitor Villa‐Lobos Archive Xango
Joseph Haydn Symphony No.96 in D major 'Miracle' (H.1.96)
Trad. Waly, waly
Luigi Boccherini Minuet (from Quintet G.275) for strings
Samuel Barber Archive Excerpts from Hermit Songs
Joaquín Turina Homenaje a Navarra
Johan Helmich Roman Symphonia No 20 in E minor
Traditional American Archive Thomas Hampson Shenandoah
Antonín Dvořák Slavonic Dance No.9 in B minor (Op.72 No.1) orch. composer [orig. pf duet]
Thomas Weelkes When David heard (O my son Absalom) - for 6 voices
Gabriel Fauré Prelude from Pelleas et Melisande - suite Op.80
William Billings David's Lamentation [from Samuel 18:33]
Trad. Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
Victor Herbert Selection from the musical "The Fortune Teller" (1898)
Virgil Thomson Quartet for strings No.2
Maurice Ravel Sonata for violin and piano in G major [1927]
Hector Berlioz Excerpts from Romeo et Juliette - symphonie dramatique (Op.7)
Jan Dismas Zelenka Missa Dei filii (Missa ultimarum secundat) ZWV.20 for soloists, chorus and orche
Edward R.White Jolly Soldier: An American Independence Song taken from the Social Harp (1855)
Antonín Dvořák Symphony No.9 in E minor (Op.95), 'From the New World'
Anonymous 2 Moravian Chorales
Alexander Borodin Polovtsian dances [from 'Prince Igor'] for orchestra
William Billings Two psalm-tunes - Kittery (1786) & Cobham (1794)
Sunday 15th January 2017
17:30
Words and Music
Sons and Daughter of the Soil
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Texts and music on the theme of working on the land. Readers: Emilia Fox and Alex Jennings

Duke Ellington The Shepherd (Who Watches Over The Night Flock)
Scott Walker Farmer In The City
Big Bill Broonzy Plow Hand Blues
Stephen Jaffe The Rhythm of the Running Plough
Virgil Thomson The Plow that Broke the Plains - Suite - Devastation
Harald Sæverud Hjuringen ‘pi eismodal (Shepherd Boy’s Lonely Vigil)
Ivor Gurney I will go with my father a-ploughing
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F major , Op.68 – Allegro: Peasants’ Merrymaking
Trad. The Merry, Merry Milkmaids
Achille-Claude Debussy The Little Shepherd, No. 5 from 'Children's Corner'
Andrew John Partridge Love On A Farmboy’s Wages
Benjamin Britten The Ploughboy
Tuesday 29th November 2016
00:30
Through the Night
A celebration of Jeannette Thurber
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Catriona Young introduces music from the archives of the Library of Congress, Washington.

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no 8 in F major (Op 93)
Michael Tippett Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time"
Antonin Dvorak Symphony No.9 in E minor (Op.95), 'From the New World'
Trad Waly, waly
Felix Mendelssohn Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt - overture (Op.27)
Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasia in G major BWV.572 for organ
Gustave Charpentier Depuis le jour, from Louise
Gabriel Fauré Prelude from Pelleas et Melisande - suite Op.80
Trad american Archive Thomas Hampson Shenandoah
Hector Berlioz Excerpts from Romeo et Juliette - symphonie dramatique (Op.7)
Trad. Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
Heitor Villa‐Lobos Archive Xango
Trad. Spiritual Ride on, Jesus (spiritual)
Jan Dismas Zelenka Missa Dei filii (Missa ultimarum secundat) ZWV.20 for soloists, chorus and orche
Virgil Thomson Quartet for strings No.2
Joaquín Turina Homenaje a Navarra
Alexander Borodin Polovtsian dances [from 'Prince Igor'] for orchestra
Luigi Boccherini Minuet (from Quintet G.275) for strings
Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance No.9 in B minor (Op.72 No.1) orch. composer [orig. pf duet]
Michal Vilec Na rozhl'adni (z cyklu 'Letné zápisky')
Sunday 17th January 2016
01:00
Through the Night
A Celebration of Jeannette Thurber
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Catriona Young presents music from the archives of the Library of Congress in Washington.

Antonin Dvorak Symphony No.9 in E minor (Op.95), 'From the New World'
Sir Michael Tippett Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time"
[traditional] Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
Trad Waly, waly
Felix Mendelssohn Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt - overture (Op.27)
Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasia in G major BWV.572 for organ
Gustave Charpentier Depuis le jour, from Louise
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo for violin and orchestra in C major (K.373)
Edward White Jolly Soldier: An American Independence Song taken from the Social Harp (1855)
Michal Vilec Na rozhl'adni (z cyklu 'Letné zápisky')
Gabriel Fauré Prelude from Pelleas et Melisande - suite Op.80
Trad. Spiritual Ride on, Jesus (spiritual
Hector Berlioz Excerpts from Romeo et Juliette - symphonie dramatique (Op.7)
Varazdin Chamber Orchestra Minuet (from Quintet G.275) for strings
Heitor Villa-Lobos Archive Xango
Virgil Thomson Quartet for strings No.2
Henry Purcell Seven works by Purcell and Playford
William Billings Two psalm-tunes - Kittery (1786) & Cobham (1794)
Alexander Borodin Polovtsian dances [from 'Prince Igor'] for orchestra
Jan Dismas Zelenka Missa Dei filii (Missa ultimarum secundat) ZWV.20 for soloists, chorus and orche
Anonymous 2 Moravian Chorales
Joaquín Turina Homenaje a Navarra
Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance No.9 in B minor (Op.72 No.1) orch. composer [orig. pf duet]
Maurice Ravel Sonata for violin and piano in G major [1927]
Friday 18th April 2014
09:00
Essential Classics
Friday - Rob Cowan with Christine Walkden
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With Rob Cowan. Including Mozart: Violin Sonata in F, K13 (dedicated to Queen Charlotte).

Dmitri Shostakovich 'Romance' from The Gadfly
Hummel Trumpet Concerto
Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 8 in G: Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
Field Nocturne no 5 in B flat
Fritz Kreisler Caprice viennois op 2
Muzio Clementi Piano sonata in B flat major op 24 no 2
Gustav Mahler 'Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?' from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Gioachino Rossini String Sonata no 3 in C major
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Suite no 4 in G 'Mozartiana'
Franz Schubert Impromptu D899 no 2 in E flat
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento in D Kv 136
Jacques Aubert Pas classique
Jules Massenet Cendrillon Ballet Suite (excerpts)
Antonio Vivaldi Sonata in C major RV 779 for oboe, violin, organ & chalumeau
Virgil Thomson Salute to the Wind: 'Autumn' (Concertino for Harp, Strings, Percussion)
Sunday 16th March 2014
01:00
Through the Night
16/03/2014
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Jonathan Swain with Graeme Koehne's Time is a River and Schubert's String Quintet.

Franz Schubert String Quintet In C D956
Joseph Haydn Symphony No.22 (H.1.22) in E flat major "The Philosopher"
Virgil Thomson Quartet for strings No.2
Frdric Chopin 12 Studies for piano (Op.25)
Graeme Koehne Gothic Toccata
Graeme Koehne Time is a River
Saturday 1st March 2014
14:00
Saturday Classics
Joyce DiDonato, Joyce DiDonato - American Road Trip
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Selection of music linked to New York, Florida, Hawaii, New Orleans, Alaska and Appalachia

Frederick Delius By the River [Florida Suite]
Karl Suessdorf Moonlight in Vermont
Charles Ives The Housatonic at Stockbridge
Darius Milhaud Kentuckiana
Richard Rodgers Oklahoma!
John Philip Sousa New Mexico
Leonard Bernstein "America" (Reprise)
Joseph F. Lamb Alaskan Rag
Virgil Thomson The Bayou and the Marsh Buggy [Louisiana Story]
Richard Rodgers Kansas City
William Howard Schuman Chester [New England Triptych]
Darius Milhaud Mardi gras! Chic a la paille [Carnaval a la Nouvelle-Orleans]
Edward MacDowell From a Log Cabin [New England Idylls]
Ferde Grof The Painted Desert [Grand Canyon Suite]
Sir Malcolm Sargent Hawaiian Lullaby
Ferde Grof The Thunder of the Waters [Niagara Falls Suite]
Frederick Delius Appalachia(excerpt)
Walter Hamor Piston Jr. Summer Evening [3 New England Sketches]
Hanns Eisler Hollywood-Elegie No.7
Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring Suite (Variations on a Shaker Hymn; Coda)
Bernard Herrmann Mount Rushmore sequence & Finale
Wednesday 20th November 2013
14:00
Afternoon on 3
Transatlantic Travel, Americana, Part 3
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Penny Gore presents music by Bernstein, Sessions, Beach, Thomson, Loeffler and Copland.

Leonard Bernstein On the town - Overture and Three Dance Episodes
Virgil Thomson Four Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion
Amy Beach Gavotte Fantastique
Samuel Barber Andromache's farewell Op.39 for soprano and orchestra
Charles Martin Loeffler Divertimento Espagnole for saxophone and orchestra
Roger Sessions The Black Maskers - Suite
Tuesday 24th September 2013
14:00
Afternoon on 3
24/09/2013
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The BBC NOW performs music by Thomson, Barber, Copland, Piston and Constant Lambert.

Samuel Barber Concerto Op.14 for violin and orchestra
Virgil Thomson Sea piece with birds for orchestra
Virgil Thomson The Seine at night for orchestra
Virgil Thomson Wheat field at noon for orchestra
Aaron Copland Inscape
Walter Hamor Piston Jr. Symphony no. 6
BBC Concert Orchestra Ariel's Gesang
Constant Lambert Anna Karenina - suite from the film music
Friday 20th September 2013
00:30
Through the Night
20/09/2013
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Jonathan Swain's selection includes a performance of A Scarlatti's oratorio La Giuditta.

Leonard Bernstein Overture - from Candide
George Gershwin An American in Paris
Domenico Zipoli Elevazione
Antonin Dvorak Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95 (From the New World)
Alessandro Scarlatti Concerto Grosso no.1 in F minor
William Billings David's Lamentation [from Samuel 18:33]
Charles Avison Concerto Grosso No.4 in A minor (after Domenico Scarlatti)
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in D minor (L.413) (Kk.9) (Allegro)
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in C major (L.104) (Kk.159) (Allegro)
Gaspar Fernandes Tleycantimo choquiliya; Oy es dia de placer; Santa Maria in il Huiac
Alessandro Scarlatti La Giuditta - oratorio for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass & orch. vers. 1st
Heitor Villa-Lobos Etude no.6 in G major - from (12) Studies for guitar (A.235)
Alessandro Scarlatti Toccata in A minor for harpsichord
Virgil Thomson Quartet for strings No.2
Alessandro Scarlatti Fuga del Primo Tono in D minor
William Billings Emmaus (1778)
Friday 21st December 2012
14:00
Afternoon on 3
BBC Orchestras and Singers, Episode 4
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Music played by BBC Orchestras, by Coates, Copland, Rachmaninov, Brett Dean and Sibelius.

Aaron Copland Lincoln Portrait
Eric Coates The Three Elizabeths - Suite
Jean Sibelius Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.43
Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43
Virgil Thomson Mayor La Guardia Waltzes
Brett Dean Carlo for strings and sampler
Saturday 27th October 2012
07:00
Breakfast
Saturday - Martin Handley
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Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.

Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo a capriccio ?Rage over a lost penny?
Johann Sebastian BACH Overture, Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068
Leonard Bernstein 3 Dance Episodes from ?On the Town?
Virgil Thomson The Plow that Broke the Plains
Claudio Monteverdi Sonata sopra ?Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis?
George Frideric Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Fugue; Lento (from Solomon)
Johannes Brahms Final movement, Sonata in F major, op.38
Lo Delibes Viens, Malika? (Flower Duet, Lakme)
Christian Sinding Suite in a minor, Op.10 (first movement)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Final movement, Piano Concerto no.21 in C, K.467
Claude Debussy Images for Orchestra / 2. Ibria - 1. Par les rues et par les chemins
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Thursday 30th June 2011
07:00
Breakfast
Thursday - Rob Cowan
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Rob Cowan presents music by Mendelssohn, Rodgers and Mozart.

Felix Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for 2 violins and cello, RV 578
Giacomo Puccini Manon Lescaut : Intermezzo
Ludwig van Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus, op 43: Finale
David Popper Vito
Richard Rodgers The Carousel Waltz
Virgil Thomson Suite: The Plow that Broke the Plains - Cattle
Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 944
Claude Debussy Printemps; Tres modere;Modere
Leos Janacek Sinfonietta: 1st mvt
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no 7 : 3rd movt, Presto
Francisco Trrega Capricho arabe Serenata para guitarra (Andantino)
Maurice Ravel String Quartet Second movt : Assez vif ? Trs rythm
Frdric Chopin Waltz in A flat op 69.1
Paul Jeanjean Clair matin (Idylle)
Fritz Kreisler Liebesfreud (transc Rachmaninov)
George Frideric Handel Fireworks Music: Minuet 1 and 2 (with real fireworks)
Richard Strauss Finale of Der Rosenkavalier: Is ein Traum
Aaron Copland Scherzo Humoristique : The Cat and the Mouse
George Frideric Handel I know that my Redeemer liveth (Messiah)
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Waltzes, Suite for Orchestra, op 110: No 1 ?Since we met? (From War and Peace)
Alexander Borodin Petite Suite Finale : Scherzo ? Nocturne ? Scherzo
Heinrich Schtz Ich bin ein rechter weinstock SWV 389
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Oboe Quartet in F major, k 370: 1st movt - Allegro
Arcangelo Corelli Sonata in D major for trumpet, 2 violins and continuo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo alla turca, Allegretto from Sonata for piano no 11 in A major, k 331
Saturday 11th June 2011
07:00
Breakfast
Saturday - Martin Handley
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Martin Handley presents music by Dvorak, Smetana and Bridge.

[anonymous] Sumer is icumen in
Frank Bridge Berceuse
Virgil Thomson The Plow that Broke the Plains ? suite
Franz Schubert 6 Moments musicaux D780 ? no.1 in C major
George Frideric Handel Chaconne (with 21 variations) in G major
Johann Philipp Krieger An die Einsamkeit (?to solitude?)
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no.8 (Op.93) in F major: 2 - Allegretto scherzando
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Hop-pickers? chorus from the Tsar?s Bride
Pablo de Sarasate Navarra ? two violins & orchestra, Op.33
Antonin Dvorak O Silver Moon from Rusalka Act I (?Song to the Moon?)
Richard Strauss Serenade in E flat major for 13 wind instruments, Op.7
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for violin and orchestra (RV.269) in E major, ?La Primavera (Spring)?
Sir William Walton Tango ? pasodoble & Lullaby for Jumbo from Faade
Bedrich Smetana ?rka from M Vlast
Christoph Willibald Gluck Air de furies from Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II