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Week of September 5, 2011


From the 2011 BBC Proms
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Francois-Xavier Roth, conductor
Robert Plane, clarinet
Philippe Schartz, flugelhorn
Ben Johnson, Tenor
Thomas Trotter, organ

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Program:
BRIDGE: Enter Spring
BRIDGE: Blow out you bugles
SIMON HOLT: Centauromachy (BBC commission; London premiere)
MARCEL DUPRE: Cortege et Litanie for Organ and Orchestra
SAINT-SAENS: Symphony No. 3 "Organ"


Description:
What instrument is bigger than my house and louder than a 747? The organ in Royal Albert Hall. And, in this week's show we'll hear it in a work that always makes me think of a children's story about a pig.

Samuel C. of New York , NY won this week's contest by correctly ID'ing J.S. Bach, Bouree from Cello Suite #3.

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Francois-Xavier Roth

Thomas Trotter

Frank Bridge

Camille Saint-Saens