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Week of August 18, 2014


From the 2014 BBC Proms
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles — Conductor


SymphonyCast 08/18/2014 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 08/18/2014 (Hour 2)


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Program:

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

MAHLER: Symphony No. 9

Rob Roy Overture
BBC Scottish Symphony, Jerzy Maksymiuk, conductor
Schwann 367022


Description:
For the next several weeks we're in London at the largest music festival in the world, the BBC Proms! This week's concert includes the UKs band from the north, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.



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