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Afternoon on 3 British music


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« on: December 05, 2012, 08:34:54 am »

Some interesting repertoire coming up on Afternoon on 3:

Thursday 6th December - Ivor Gurney: A Gloucestershire Rhapsody (1919-21)
Friday 7th December - Daniel Jones: Five Pieces for Orchestra (1939)
Tuesday 11th December - John Maxwell Geddes: Ombre (1984)


Gurney's A Gloucestershire Rhapsody was premiered as recently as 2010 in Cheltenham (under Martyn Brabbins) and this is the work's first broadcast, as is the Daniel Jones.

I will record these three items for the archive.

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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2012, 10:00:38 am »

Oh yes please! Thanks yet again, John. I really look forward to the Gurney: after hearing his 'War Elegy' on that wonderful Dutton CD, I would like to hear more of his orchestral music. Not that I imagine there is a great deal more.
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2012, 07:30:01 pm »

Thank you for offering to record these for the archive, John Smiley. I can't wait to hear these three pieces, especially the Gurney (I, too, was greatly moved my his War Elegy) Smiley!
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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2012, 02:20:59 pm »

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Thank you for offering to record these for the archive, John Smiley. I can't wait to hear these three pieces, especially the Gurney (I, too, was greatly moved my his War Elegy) Smiley!

Seconded!
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2012, 07:55:20 pm »

I don't believe I know anyone by the name of John Smiley Grin Wink...
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