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AO30120130916

Afternoon on 3's autumn focus on music composed in the United States of America gets underway with a bang - and with the Ulster Orchestra, whose recent summer season in Belfast made a special feature of American music. As part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season, they also celebrate music composed for that quintessentially American film genre, the Western - culminating on Friday with a film music spectacular, live from the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

14:00:00

Elmer Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven

Ulster Orchestra; Carl Davis, conductor

Copland: John Henry

14:10:00

Copland: Appalachian Spring (Suite for 13 instruments)

Ulster Orchestra; Michael Francis, conductor

14:35

William Grant Still: Kaintuck

Ben Dawson, piano; Ulster Orchestra; Michael Seal, conductor

14:45

Rodgers: Oklahoma Overture

14:55:

Bacharach: "Raindrops keep falling on my head"

from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

15.00

Norman Dello Joio: The triumph of St Joan

Ulster Orchestra; Michael Seal, conductor

15:30

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ruby Hughes, soprano; Kitty Whately, mezzo-soprano;

The Midsummer Consort; Ulster Orchestra; Michal Dworzynski, conductor.

AO30120130916

Afternoon on 3's autumn focus on music composed in the United States of America gets underway with a bang - and with the Ulster Orchestra, whose recent summer season in Belfast made a special feature of American music. As part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season, they also celebrate music composed for that quintessentially American film genre, the Western - culminating on Friday with a film music spectacular, live from the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

14:00:00

Elmer Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven

Ulster Orchestra; Carl Davis, conductor

Copland: John Henry

14:10:00

Copland: Appalachian Spring (Suite for 13 instruments)

Ulster Orchestra; Michael Francis, conductor

14:35

William Grant Still: Kaintuck

Ben Dawson, piano; Ulster Orchestra; Michael Seal, conductor

14:45

Rodgers: Oklahoma Overture

14:55:

Bacharach: "Raindrops keep falling on my head"

from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

15.00

Norman Dello Joio: The triumph of St Joan

Ulster Orchestra; Michael Seal, conductor

15:30

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ruby Hughes, soprano; Kitty Whately, mezzo-soprano;

The Midsummer Consort; Ulster Orchestra; Michal Dworzynski, conductor.

AO30220130917

The Ulster Orchestra in performances recorded during this year's BBC Summer Invitation Concert series in Belfast.

14:00 Copland: Music for the Movies

Ulster Orchestra

Pierre André-Valade, conductor

14:20 Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor Op. 25

Christian Ihle Hadland, piano

14:40 Ives: Three Places in New England

15:00 Irving Berlin: Overture to Annie Get Your Gun

Carl Davis, conductor

15:05 Gustavo Santaolalla: Music from Brokeback Mountain

15:10 MacDowell: Suite No. 2 in E minor

Takuo Yuasa, conductor

15:45 Thomas Cannning: Fantasia on a Hymn by Justin Morgan

15:55 Toch: Symphnony No. 7

16:20 Richard Bissill: Wagons Roll - A Tribute to TV Westerns

AO30220130917

The Ulster Orchestra in performances recorded during this year's BBC Summer Invitation Concert series in Belfast.

14:00 Copland: Music for the Movies

Ulster Orchestra

Pierre André-Valade, conductor

14:20 Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor Op. 25

Christian Ihle Hadland, piano

Ulster Orchestra

Pierre André-Valade, conductor

14:40 Ives: Three Places in New England

Ulster Orchestra

Pierre André-Valade, conductor

15:00 Irving Berlin: Overture to Annie Get Your Gun

Ulster Orchestra

Carl Davis, conductor

15:05 Gustavo Santaolalla: Music from Brokeback Mountain

Ulster Orchestra

Carl Davis, conductor

15:10 MacDowell: Suite No. 2 in E minor

Ulster Orchestra

Takuo Yuasa, conductor

15:45 Thomas Cannning: Fantasia on a Hymn by Justin Morgan

Ulster Orchestra

Takuo Yuasa, conductor

15:55 Toch: Symphnony No. 7

Ulster Orchestra

Takuo Yuasa, conductor

16:20 Richard Bissill: Wagons Roll - A Tribute to TV Westerns

Ulster Orchestra

Carl Davis, conductor.

AO30320130918

The Ulster Orchestra's performance at the 2013, Happy Days International Beckett Festival in Enniskillen in Co. Fermanagh. Schubert was one of Samuel Beckett's favourite composers and he refers to his music throughout his output. The Ulster ORchestra takes us to the movies with music by Dimitri Tiomkin and the American piece today is by Amy Beach - it was recorded at the BBC Radio 3 Summer Invitation Concert series in the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

14:00

Schubert: Rosamunde - Overture; Entr'acte No.1

Ulster Orchestra

Michael Seal, conductor

14:15

Schubert (orch. Max Reger) An die Musik; Im Abendrot

Ruby Hughes, soprano

14:25

Schubert: Rosamunde - Entr'acte No.3

14:30 Schubert (orch. Max Reger) Nacht and Träume; Du bist die Ruh

14: 40

Dmitri Tiomkin: Music from High Noon; The Green Leaves of Summer from The Alamo

Carl Davis, conductor

14:50

Amy Beach: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op 32

Takuo Yuasa, conductor.

AO30320130918

The Ulster Orchestra's performance at the 2013, Happy Days International Beckett Festival in Enniskillen in Co. Fermanagh. Schubert was one of Samuel Beckett's favourite composers and he refers to his music throughout his output. The Ulster ORchestra takes us to the movies with music by Dimitri Tiomkin and the American piece today is by Amy Beach - it was recorded at the BBC Radio 3 Summer Invitation Concert series in the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

14:00

Schubert: Rosamunde - Overture; Entr'acte No.1

Ulster Orchestra

Michael Seal, conductor

14:15

Schubert (orch. Max Reger) An die Musik; Im Abendrot

Ruby Hughes, soprano

Ulster Orchestra

Michael Seal, conductor

14:25

Schubert: Rosamunde - Entr'acte No.3

Ulster Orchestra

Michael Seal, conductor

14:30 Schubert (orch. Max Reger) Nacht and Träume; Du bist die Ruh

Ruby Hughes, soprano

Ulster Orchestra

Michael Seal, conductor

14: 40

Dmitri Tiomkin: Music from High Noon; The Green Leaves of Summer from The Alamo

Ulster Orchestra

Carl Davis, conductor

14:50

Amy Beach: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op 32

Ulster Orchestra

Takuo Yuasa, conductor.