Playlists with tracks by Joan Tower

Thursday 19th November 2020
Radio 3 in Concert
Shaker Loops
5 / 8 Tracks
BBC SSO pair John Adams's masterpiece with Schumann's Second Symphony.

John Adams Shaker Loops
Meredith Monk Ellis Island
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Clara Schumann Mein Stern
Clara Schumann Oh weh des Scheidens, das er tat
Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op 28
Robert Schumann Symphony No.2
Sunday 8th March 2020
Words and Music
Goddesses and Monsters
5 / 27 Tracks
Celebrating International Women's Day with an exploration of women, sacred and profane.

Hildegard von Bingen Ave Maria, O auctrix vitae
Anna Meredith Fin like a flower
Geraldine Mucha Witches (Macbeth Suite)
Grace Williams Sea sketches for string orchestra: 3. Channel sirens
Augusta Read Thomas Eos, Goddess of the Dawn: iii. Shimmering; iv. Dreams and Memories
Grace Williams Channel Sirens (Sea Sketches)
Augusta Read Thomas Eos, goddess of the dawn
Hannah Peel Sunrise through the dusty nebula
Claudia Molitor The Singing Bridge: iv. Below the Sirens call
Claudia Molitor Below the sirens call (The Singing Bridge)
Joan Tower Fanfare No. 1, for the Uncommon Woman
Fanny Mendelssohn March from ‘The Year’
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman no.1
Fanny Mendelssohn March (The Year)
Mica Levi Love (from ‘Under the Skin’)
Amelia Warner Mary’s Nightmare (from ‘Mary Shelley’)
Florence Beatrice Price Songs to the Dark Virgin
Mica Levi Love (Under the skin)
Amelia Warner Mary's Nightmare (Mary Shelley)
Florence Price Songs to the Dark Virgin
Wendy Carlos Beauty in the Beast
Amy Beach Piano Concerto in C sharp minor Op.45; ii. Scherzo (perpetuum mobile)
Geraldine Mucha Macbeth Suite: ii. Witches
Amy Beach Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, Op.45 (2nd mvt: Scherzo)
Sunday 2nd February 2020
Radio 3 in Concert
Highlights of concerts from the USA and France
2 / 7 Tracks
Fiona Talkington presents two American orchestras from the same city.

John Adams Gnarly Buttons
Joseph Haydn Symphony no. 96 in D major H.1.96, 'Miracle'
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky December, Christmas (The Seasons)
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No.10 in B minor
Igor Stravinsky Excerpts from The Firebird, for piano
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No.1
Kareem Roustom Ramal
Monday 28th October 2019
Afternoon Concert
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Barber, Britten, MacMillan
7 / 11 Tracks
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs music by Barber, Britten and MacMillan.

Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Benjamin Britten Les Illuminations
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 4
Igor Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Ole Schmidt Homage to Stravinsky for Wind Ensemble
Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie Burns (Scottish rhapsody no.2) Op.24 (3rd mvt)
Sir James MacMillan For Sonny
Jean Sibelius Kullervo goes to war (Kullervo)
Thursday 24th October 2019
In Tune
Esme Quartet, Dramma per Musica, José Luis Gomez
5 / 16 Tracks
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.

Franz Schubert Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2
Richard Wagner The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Astor Piazzolla La Muerte Del Angel
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Straussiana
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Tu es Petrus for 6 voices
Claudio Monteverdi Rosa del Ciel (L'Orfeo)
Robert Schumann String Quartet No 1 in A minor, Op 14 (1st mvt)
George Frideric Handel The King shall rejoice (The King shall rejoice, HWV 260)
Henry Lawes A Storm
Joan Tower Fanfare No 1 for the Uncommon Woman
Ambroise Thomas Oui, pour ce soir je suis reine des fées (Mignon)
JoaquĂ­n Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez (3rd mvt)
Arthur Butterworth Gigues for orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No 1 in F major, Op 18 (4th mvt)
Marco da Gagliano Ovidio's Prologue & Un Guardo (La Dafne)
Claude Debussy PremiĂšre rapsodie (excerpt)
Friday 8th March 2019
Radio 3 in Concert
World Premiere of Augusta Holmes's Roland Furieux
2 / 9 Tracks
Valentina Peleggi and BBC NOW perform a concert of music by female composers.

Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Alma Mahler Die Stille Stadt
Cheryl Frances-Hoad Quark Dances
Clara Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 7
Florence B Price Symphony No 3
Madeline Dring To Phillys, To Love and Live With Him (Dedication)
Angela Elizabeth Slater The Moon is Falling for violin and guitar
Augusta HolmĂšs Roland Furieux
CĂ©cile Louise Chaminade Pas des Cymbales, Op 36, No 2
Wednesday 6th February 2019
Wednesday - Petroc's classical picks
6 / 22 Tracks
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
James MacMillan O Radiant Dawn
William Byrd Domine, secundum actum meum
Claudio Monteverdi Pur ti miro, pur ti godo (The Coronation of Poppea)
Johann Sebastian Bach 'Fugue a la gigue' in G major, BWV. 577
Anton Bruckner Mass in F minor (Benedictus)
Joseph Haydn Symphony No 86 in D major (1st mvt)
CĂ©cile Louise Chaminade Concertino for flute and orchestra, Op 107
Leos Janáček On an Overgrown Path, Book 2 (No 5)
Claude Debussy De l'aube Ă  midi sur la mer (La Mer)
Richard Rodney Bennett Jazz Calendar (Wednesday's Child)
Samuel Wesley Land Of Silence
Elizabeth Maconchy Proud Thames
Sergei Prokofiev Waltz Suite, Op.110 (Since we met)
Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61)
Sergei Rachmaninov Suite From Partita In E For Violin (after J S Bach)
George Frideric Handel Keyboard Suite in F major, HWV 427
TomĂĄs de TorrejĂłn y Velasco La purpura de la rosa (Chinfonia; Entrada de clarines)
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Sonata a 6 for trumpet, violins, violas and bass
Trad. Ceapaval / The Leading Role
Joan Tower Fanfare for the uncommon woman no. 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K.622 (2nd mvt)
Tuesday 15th January 2019
Essential Classics
Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Jaguarina, Sir Mark Elder, Tosca
4 / 24 Tracks
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music

Gustav Holst Jupiter (The Planets)
Claude Debussy Minstrels (Preludes, Book 1)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau Hippolyte et Aricie, Act V: Chaconne
Joan Tower Fanfare No 1 for the Uncommon Woman
Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in C major, Op 87 No 1
Johannes Brahms Piano quartet in G minor Op.25 - 4th movement, Rondo alla Zingarese
Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream transc for piano
Luigi Denza Neapolitan Song, Op 63
Frank Bridge Fantasy Piano Quartet in F sharp minor
Maurice Ravel L'Aurore
Frédéric Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23
Ottorino Respighi La Befana (Feste Romane)
Giacomo Puccini Tosca: Act 3 - Aria. 'E Lucevan le stelle'
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato
Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon Ă  12 in double echo
Samuel Barber Sure on this shining night, Op 13 No 3
Alice Mary Smith Symphony in A Minor (4th mvt)
Tarquinio Merula Hor ch'e tempo di morire
Antonín Dvoƙák Suite in A major, Op 98b, 'American' (3rd mvt)
Henry Purcell King Arthur (Overture)
ZoltĂĄn KodĂĄly Dances of Galanta
Camille Saint‐SaĂ«ns Havanaise, Op 83
Il FĂĄsolo Ciaconna, 'Acceso mio core'
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Rondo in D minor, Wq 61 No 4
Sunday 11th November 2018
Words and Music
Women Writing War
8 / 15 Tracks
With poetry and prose by the mothers of soldiers and music by Messiaen and PJ Harvey.

Miles Davis Blue in Green
PJ Harvey Hanging in the Wire
Samuel Barber A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map
George Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow
Edward Elgar Carissima
Samuel Barber With Rue My Heart Is Laden
Eric Bogle No Man’s Land
Frederick Delius North Country Sketches – Winter Landscape
Henryk Mikolaj Górecki Symphony no 3 – Lento – cantabile semplice
Joan Tower Fanfare No. 2 for the Uncommon Woman
Max Richter Embers
Bohuslav Martinu Cello Sonata no. 1 - III. Allegro con brio
Olivier Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du Temps – VII. Fouillis d'arcs-en-ciel, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps
Clare Connors Dear Oswald (from the 'Motherhood, Loss and the First World War' project commissioned by Big Ideas)
Clare Connors Love Loss Resilience (from the 'Motherhood, Loss and the First World War' project commissioned by Big Ideas)
Monday 10th September 2018
Monday - Georgia Mann
8 / 24 Tracks
Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

George Frideric Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)
Henry Purcell Three parts upon a ground
Ralph Vaughan Williams Whither must I wander (Songs of Travel)
Henry Purcell Music for a while (Oedipus)
Hector Berlioz Benvenuto Cellini (Overture)
Franz Schubert Sehnsucht D879
Johann Sebastian Bach Partita no. 3 in E major for violin, BWV.1006 (Prelude)
Leos Janáček Sokol Fanfare (Sinfonietta)
Ludwig van Beethoven 32 Variations in C minor WoO.80
George Frideric Handel Organ Concerto in B flat major, HWV 290
Manu Delago Parasol Woods; North Cluster; Listening Glacier
Gioachino Rossini Duetto in D major for cello and double-bass (3rd mvt)
Nicholas Lanier No more shall meads be decked with flow'rs
Harold Arlen A Sleepin' Bee
Roderick Williams Let Nothing Trouble You
Traditional English Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
Antonín Dvoƙák Bagatelle for 2 violins, cello and harmonium, Op 47 No 5
Traditional Scottish Cock o' the North
Bohuslav Martinu Symphony No.2 (4th mvt)
Henry Wood Hornpipe (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, KV 297b (3rd mvt)
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony no 3, "Scottish" (4th mvt)
Joan Tower Fanfare No. 1 for the Uncommon Woman
Frank Bridge The Bee
Monday 7th May 2018
Essential Classics
Monday with Ian Skelly - Dr Christian Jessen, Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, Stage Directions
3 / 24 Tracks
Ian Skelly with the best in classical music.

Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
Johann Pachelbel Canon and Gigue in D major
Jean‐Philippe Rameau March pour les differentes nations (Dardanus)
Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No 7 in C sharp minor, Op 131 (3rd mvt)
Camille Saint‐SaĂ«ns Africa Fantasie, Op 89
Joan Tower Fanfare No 1 for the Uncommon Woman
Sir Eugene Goossens 4 Conceits, Op 20
Carl Nielsen Humoresque, Op 2 No 2 (Two Fantasy Pieces)
Carl Nielsen An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes
Johann Sebastian Bach Chorus: Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen (Ascension Oratorio, BWV 11)
Diana Ambache Sonatine in A minor (3rd mvt)
Johannes Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56b
Dmitri Shostakovich Introduction (Prelude) from the Gadfly suite, Op 97a
Joseph Haydn Keyboard Concerto in F major, H XVIII 3
Ernst Pauer Wind Quintet in F major, Op 44 (3rd mvt)
Leo Brouwer Cancion de cuna for guitar (Berceuse)
Frédéric Chopin Grande valse brillante in F major, Op 34 No 3
Maurice Jarre Lawrence of Arabia (Overture)
George Butterworth Oh fair enough are sky and plain (Bredon Hill and other songs)
Max Bruch 8 Pieces, Op.83 - no.7 in B major
George Frideric Handel Trio Sonata in G minor HMV 939
Owain Park Ave maris stella
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Sonata Sancti Polycarpi
Richard Wagner Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey (GötterdÀmmerung)
Monday 9th April 2018
Essential Classics
Monday with Ian Skelly - Stewart Lee, Spring from Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Nevertheless
4 / 19 Tracks
Ian Skelly with the best in classical music.

Aaron Copland Hoe-Down (Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo)
Franz Schubert Im Fruhling D.882
Rebecca Clarke Piano Trio (2nd mvt)
Benjamin Britten Songs and Proverbs of William Blake (Every night and every morn)
Richard Wagner Lohengrin (Act 3 Overture)
Camille Saint‐SaĂ«ns Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31
Robert Schumann Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, Op 48 No 1 (Dichterliebe)
Edward Elgar Harmony No.4 'The Farmyard'
William Byrd Unto the hills mine eyes I lift
Francis Poulenc Suite française for cello and piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in A major, K 386
Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (5th mvt)
George Frideric Handel Alessandro (Overture)
George Gershwin Concerto in F - i) Allegro
Amy Beach Eskimos, Op.64
Jean Françaix Quartet for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Antonio Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E major, RV 269, 'Spring'
Joan Tower Made in America
Benjamin Britten Finale (London, to thee) from Spring Symphony, Op.44
Wednesday 14th March 2018
Essential Classics
Wednesday with Ian Skelly - Sophie Germain, Rossini's Largo al Factotum, Kate Adie
7 / 25 Tracks
Kate Adie reveals her sometimes surprising cultural inspirations.

Johann Sebastian Bach Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (Sanctus)
Gioachino Rossini Largo al factotum (The Barber of Seville)
Tom Lehrer The Elements
Thomas Tallis In ieiunio et fletu
Peteris Vasks Cantabile
Anna Thorvaldsdottir Hear us in heaven, O God
Joan Tower Fanfare No 1 for the Uncommon Woman
Anton Bruckner Helgoland
Johann Nepomuk Hummel Overture in D major, S 148
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Fantasia in F major, Wq 59 No 5
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sull' aria... Che soave zeffiretto (The Marriage of Figaro)
Claude Debussy Images - set 2 for piano, no.3; Poissons d'or
Juan Crisostomo Arriaga String Quartet No 3 in E flat major (2nd mvt - Pastorale, Andantino)
Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre Sarabande in G major (PiĂšces de clavecin, 1707)
Ludwig van Beethoven Die Ruinen von Athen, Op 113 (Overture)
Ferenc Farkas Aria e Rondo all'ungherese
Modest Mussorgsky Sorochinsky Fair (Overture)
Frank Martin DeuxiĂšme Ă©tude, pour le pizzicato (Études for string orchestra)
Modest Mussorgsky Song of the Flea
Franz Schubert Rondo in A major for piano duet, D 951
Pablo de Sarasate Concert fantasy on 'Carmen'
Gabriel Fauré Mazurka in B flat major, Op 32
Robert Schumann BlumenstĂŒck, Op 19
Jean‐Baptiste Lully Amadis (Chaconne)
Takashi Yoshimatsu Leeward (Wind Color Vector)
Thursday 26th October 2017
In Tune Mixtape
Khachaturian, Handel, Tower
3 / 8 Tracks
In Tune's specially curated playlist: including Mendelssohn, Mahler and Murray Perahia.

Benjamin Britten Simple Symphony
Gustav Mahler Urlicht (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Aram Khachaturian Lezghinka (Gayaneh)
George Frideric Handel Keyboard Suite in F major, HWV 427
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No 2
Michael Praetorius Terpsichore: Galliarde No.287
Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music Op.61: no.7; Nocturne
Franz Schubert Symphony No 6 in C major, D 589 (3rd mvt)
Tuesday 8th March 2016
International Women's Day
9 / 22 Tracks
Clemency Burton-Hill with a special programme for International Women's Day.

Hildegard von Bingen Canticles of Ecstasy - Instrumentalstuck
Alissa Firsova Stabat Mater
Nadia Boulanger 3 Pieces for cello and piano
Kathryn Tickell Brig Set
Doreen Carwithen Suffolk Suite
Madeleine Dring Trio for flute, oboe and piano
Marianna Martines Concerto per Cembalo in E major - i. Allegro
Lili Boulanger Psaume 24
Joan Tower Fanfare no 2 for the Uncommon Woman
Alice Mary Smith Symphony in A minor: 4th mvt; Allegro
Clara Schumann 3 Lieder, Op. 12, no.2; Liebst du um Schonheit
Alma Mahler 5 Songs For Voice And Piano, no.1; Die Stille Stadt
Clara Schumann 3 Lieder, Op. 12, no.3; Warum willst du andre fragen?
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre Suite in D minor for keyboard: Chaconne
CĂ©cile Louise Chaminade La Lisonjera (The Flatterer) Op.50
Margaret Hubicki Goladon Suite for piano duet - 3. Summer's Eve
Dora Pejačević Allegro Appassionato, from Symphony Op. 41 in F sharp minor
Louise Farrenc Andante sostenuto from Sextet in C minor Op.40 for piano and wind
Fanny Mendelssohn Der Rosenkranz, Op.9 No.3
Dame Ethel Mary Smyth Prelude to Act 2 (The Wreckers)
Elfrida Andrée Piano Quintet in E minor - Andante molto vivace
Jeanne Demessieux Choral Preludes on Gregorian Chant Themes; O Filii (Variations)
Sunday 8th March 2015
Sunday - Clemency Burton-Hill
4 / 11 Tracks
Clemency Burton-Hill presents a special programme for International Women's Day.

Clara Schumann 3 Romances for Violin Op.22
Chiquinha Gonzaga Atraente
Lili Boulanger Psaume 24
Joan Tower Fanfare no 2 for the Uncommon Woman
Joan Trimble Suite for Strings
Anne Dudley Jeeves and Wooster theme
Alice Mary Smith Symphony in A minor: 4th mvt; Allegro
Louise Farrenc Overture No 2 op 24 in E flat major
Andrzej Panufnik Modlitva (Prayer)
Hildegard von Bingen O virtus Sapientie - antiphon
Doreen Carwithen Odtaa - overture (One Damn Thing After Another)
Monday 4th March 2013
In Tune
Marin Alsop, Mitsuko Uchida, Signum Quartet, Guy Johnston
3 / 15 Tracks
Guests include Marin Alsop, Mitsuko Uchida, Signum Quartet and Guy Johnston.

Claude Debussy Sonata in D minor for cello and piano
Frank Bridge 4 Short pieces for violin and piano
Johannes Brahms Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.73
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quartet in B flat major K.159 for strings
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman no.2
Johann Sebastian Bach Johannespassion BWV.245
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite in E minor BWV.996 for lute
Matthias Georg Monn Concerto in G minor for cello and orchestra
Nicola Porpora Care Deus cordis amatis
Benjamin Britten Sonata in C major Op.65 for cello and piano
Robert Schumann Davidsbundlertanze - 18 character-pieces Op.6 for piano
Claude Debussy Quartet in G minor Op.10 for strings
Robert Schumann Kreisleriana - 8 fantasies Op.16 for piano
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni Concerto a 5 in B flat major Op.9`11 for oboe and strings
Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt - suite no. 2 Op.55
Thursday 30th August 2012
Afternoon on 3
Proms 2012 Repeats, Prom 45 - Dvorak, Copland, Joan Tower, Villa-Lobos
4 / 6 Tracks
A Prom featuring the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra in Dvorak, Copland and Villa-Lobos.

Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
Antonin Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor, 'From the New World'
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Alberto Ginastera Estancia - Suite
Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez Batuque for Orchestra
Heitor Villa-Lobos Momoprecoce
Tuesday 14th August 2012
In Tune
Marin Alsop, Elizabeth Walker & Richard Shaw, Ben Heppner & Jennifer Wilson
1 / 9 Tracks
Suzy Klein presents, with guests including American conductor Marin Alsop.

Hans Christian Lumbye Champagne Galop
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncomman Woman
Ludwig van Beethoven Bagatelle Op. 33 No. 7 in Ab major
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6: 3rd mvt (Allegro molto vivace)
Richard Wagner Tristan und Isolde: ?Mild und leise wie er lächelt? (Liebestod)
Richard Wagner Tristan und Isolde: ?Wo ich erwacht, weilt ich nicht?
Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 9: 3rd mvt (Molto vivace)
Edvard Grieg Romancer og Sange (Nine Songs) Op. 18 No. 8: Rosenknoppen
Franz Schubert Winterreise: Gute Nacht; Am Meer