Playlists with tracks by Michael Finnissy

Saturday 6th October 2018
Hear and Now
Ian Pace, contemporary virtuoso pianist
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A celebration of Ian Pace at 50, a virtuoso pianist who specialises in contemporary music

Rebecca Saunders Mirror, mirror on the wall
Michael Spencer A Maze I(a)n (S)pace (Space [G]race)
Evan Johnson qu'en joye on vous demaine
Patrícia Sucena de Almeida Desperatio - Piano Piece No. 5
Wieland Hoban Whiptail
Paul Obermayer Fra
Pascal Dusapin À Quia (2nd and 3rd movements)
Michael Finnissy History of photography in sound for piano (no.5; Alkan-Paganini)
Brian Ferneyhough Quirl
Elliott Carter 90+ for piano
Karlheinz Stockhausen Piano Piece 10
Saturday 9th June 2018
Hear and Now
Michael Finnissy, Cassandra Miller, An Assembly
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Robert Worby presents music by Cassandra Miller, Bryn Harrison and Michael Finnissy.

Bryn Harrison Six Symmetries
Cassandra Miller Philip The Wanderer
Michael Finnissy Piano Concerto No.2
Emily Howard Mesmerism
Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in D major, Op 87 No 5 (Prelude)
Anthony Leung Three Concert Pieces, No.1
Paul Newland Locus
Tuesday 24th October 2017
Radio 3 in Concert
BBC Singers: Judith Weir
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A programme of choral music curated by BBC Singers composer in association, Judith Weir.

John Stainer I saw the Lord
Felix Mendelssohn Hear my prayer
Elliott Carter Musicians Wrestle Everywhere
Paul Ben-Haim Three Songs Without Words (I. Arioso, II. Ballad, III. Sephardic Melody)
Malcolm Williamson Concerto Grosso (To Yuval Zaliouk)
Paul Ben-Haim Poème for Harp Solo (Largamente rubando)
Samuel Barber Let down the bars, O Death
Ernest Bloch Abodah for violin and piano
Michael Finnissy Christening
Elliott Carter Heart not so heavy as mine
John Furse Fall, leaves, fall
Samuel Sebastian Wesley Wash me throughly
Judith Weir Holy Innocents
Judith Weir I love all beauteous things
Samuel Sebastian Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
John Stainer The Crucifixion: God so loved the world
Judith Weir Leaf from leaf Christ knows
Piers Hellawell Isabella's Banquet
Paul Ben-Haim Chamber Music for Flute, Viola and Harp (I.Pastorale II.Burlesque, III.Melody)
Sunday 8th October 2017
The Early Music Show
Performer Profile - Exaudi
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Fiona Talkington profiles the choir Exaudi and talks to director James Weeks.

Luca Marenzio Spuntavan Gia Per Far Il Mondo Adorno For 5 Voices
Luca Marenzio Quell'Augellin Che Canta For 5 Voices [7th Book Of Madrigals, 1595]
Luca Marenzio O Voi Che Sospirate A Miglior Note For 5 Voices (2nd Book Of Madrigals)
Luca Marenzio Solo E Pensoso I Piu Deserti Campi For 5 Voices
Luzzasco Luzzaschi Quivi Sospiri (For Two Counter-Tenors, Tenor And Bass)
Michael Finnissy Gesualdo: Libro Sesto For Chorus
Nicola Vicentino Musica Prisca Caput - Motet For 4 Voices
Nicola Vicentino Soav' E Dolc' Ardore - Madrigal For 4 Voices
Nicola Vicentino Dolce Mio Ben - Madrigal
Claudio Monteverdi Quel Augellin Che Canta For 5 Voices
Giaches de Wert Vezzosi Augelli For 5 Voices
Saturday 15th October 2016
Hear and Now
Michael Finnissy
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Robert Worby presents music by Michael Finnissy, in conversation with the composer.

Michael Finnissy Don't let this harvest pass
Chris Newman Nice Nights/Nette Nächte/Les Nuits gentille
Michael Finnissy Janne
Geoff Hannan The Little Cloud
Michael Finnissy Piano Concerto No.3
George Gershwin Three-quarter blues for piano
Michael Finnissy Plain Harmony 1 (for string quartet)
Howard Skempton Eirenicon 2
Judith Weir The Story Behind the Song is Forgotten
Kyungjin Han Norae
Laurence Crane Slow Folk Tune: Sheringham
Leo Grant Brahms with 20% Added Accidentals
Matthew Lee Knowles Five Squared
Andrew Toovey First Out
Michael Blake iKos'tina
Cassandra Miller Sinner, please
Thursday 8th September 2016
Late Junction
Max Reinhardt
3 / 10 Tracks
Max Reinhardt's selection includes sounds from Korea and music from Nadar Ensemble.

The Still The Stung
Diabel Cissokho Tambacounda Express
Ivo Malec Reflets
Nadar Ensemble The Bourgeois Pig Karaoke [feat..S4lA4m]
Oliver Hoare and The Late Great Bread & Circus
Prince Buster Train to Girls Town
Yama Warashi Quagmire Moon
Michael Finnissy Beat Generation Ballads iii. Lonely Banna Strand
The Rift Valley Brothers Mucang'ang'o Ugiraga Mukindirio
Jeong Ga Ak Hoe Arirang 1 - Alio Ver.1
Saturday 16th April 2016
Hear and Now
Kammer Klang
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From Cafe Oto in London, music by Michael Finnissy and electronic composer John Wall.

John White Sonata 71
Michael Finnissy Above Earth's Shadow
Ruaidhri Mannion & Antoine Francois Hommage without Permission for piano and live electronics
Hannes Dufek band/linie/horizont 1b
John Wall Cphon
Sunday 10th April 2016
Words and Music
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Texts and music on the theme of cockneys, with readers Jim Conway and Cheryl Fergison.

William Walton Rhyme
Clement Woodcock Hackney
Edward Elgar Cockaigne (In London town) - overture (Op.40)
Michael Finnissy Minuet
Trad. The seven merry wives of London, or The gossips complaint
Anon English Ballad New Oysters (The Cries of London)
CARDEW Winter Potato No.3
Eric Coates Covent Garden (London Every Day)
Gustav Holst A Fugal overture (Op.40 No.1)
Ignaz Biber Sonata violino solo representativa for violin and basso continuo, Der Frosch [The frog]
Mrs. Mills Mrs Mills Medley (Part 2) (Ma (He’s Making Eyes At Me), Swanee. Ain’t She Sweet, California Here I Come)
Albert Chevalier What’s the good of ‘Anyfink? or A Cockney Complaint
Orlando Gibbons The Cry of London
Albert Ketèlbey At the Palais de Danse (Anywhere) (Cockney Suite)
Friday 8th January 2016
Radio 3 in Concert
New Year New Music: London Contemporary Orchestra
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A New Year New Music concert with London Contemporary Orchestra, plus Leafcutter John.

Leafcutter John Gulps
Jonny Greenwood Detuned
Laurence Crane Holt Quartet
Leafcutter John Sines
Matthew SHOLOMOWITZ 'Woman waits, seething, blooming'.(from Songs about words and about the pleasure of misery)
Catherine Lamb Tone/Noise
Michael Finnissy Excerpt from new Song Cycle: Andersen Liederkreis: 'Der Himmel wölbt sich rein und blau' and 'Hjertes Melodier IV'
Chaynes I Found This
Daniel Penney Expansions
Edmund Finnis Shades Lengthen
Jennifer Walshe Solo 1: COMMENT ON DIRT & RAVINGS
Jennifer Walshe 16 Haiku
Saturday 12th December 2015
Hear and Now
2015 British Composer Awards
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Andrew McGregor and Sara Mohr-Pietsch report from the 2015 British Composer Awards.

Yann Seznec Currents
Julian Anderson Thebans
Kate Whitley Alive
Michael Finnissy John the Baptist
Michael Finnissy Beat Generation Ballads
Rory Boyle Muckle Flugga
Sinan Savaskan Many stares through semi-nocturnal Zeiss-Blink (Module 30)
Sir Harrison Birtwistle Responses: Sweet disorder and the carefully careless
Stuart Hancock Snapshot Songs
James Dillon Stabat Mater dolorosa
Trish Clowes The Fox, The Parakeet & The Chestnut
Judith Bingham A Bird is Singing
Julian Anderson String Quartet No.2
Friday 28th August 2015
Afternoon on 3
Proms 2015 Repeats, Prom 42: Sibelius - Symphonies Nos 3 and 4
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From Proms 2015: Ilan Volkov conducts the BBC SSO in music by Sibelius and Finnissy.

Richard Wagner Lohengrin - Prelude to Act 3
Jean [1865-1957] Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Major
Jean [1865-1957] Sibelius Symphony No. 4
Michael Finnissy Janne
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev March in B flat op.99
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata No 3 for solo violin
Jean [1865-1957] Sibelius Symphony No 3 in C Major
Sunday 16th August 2015
BBC Proms
2015 Season, Proms Composer Portraits, Michael Finnissy
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Michael Finnissy introduces performances of his chamber works, with Andrew McGregor.

Ludwig van Beethoven An die ferne Geliebte
Michael Finnissy Judith Weir
Michael Finnissy Two Motets
Michael Finnissy Viitasaari
Michael Finnissy Dances from Polskie tance Ludowe
BBC Proms
2015 Season, Prom 42, Prom 42 (part 2): Sibelius - Symphonies Nos 3 and 4
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BBC SSO conducted by Ilan Volkov. Michael Finnissy: Janne Sibelius: Symphony No 4.

Jean Sibelius Symphony No.4 in A minor
Michael Finnissy Janne (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
Saturday 25th April 2015
Hear and Now
CD Review, Michael Finnissy's Beat Generation Ballads
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Ivan Hewett reviews recent releases of new music with Zoe Martlew and Tom McKinney.

John Luther Adams Dream of the Canyon Wren
Michael Gordon Rewriting Beethoven's Seventh Symphony
Harry Partch Even Wild Horses, Act 3 Scene 2
Harry Partch Leda and the Swan (from Castor & Pollux)
John Luther Adams Canticles of the Sky, No. 2: Sky with Four Moons
Mark-Anthony Turnage Modern Muses - composer Mark Anthony Turnage and drummer Pete Erskine
Michael Finnissy Beat Generation Ballads (world premiere)
Thomas Adès The Four Quarters, No. 4: The Twenty-Fifth Hour
Christopher Fox Republican Bagatelles
Hans Abrahamsen Four Orchestral Pieces, No. 4
Saturday 18th April 2015
Hear and Now
Psappha, Trio Arcanto
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Rober Worby presents Psappha performing music by Piers Hellawell and David Fennessy.

Toshio Hosokawa Vertical Time Study II
Piers Hellawell Sound Carvings from Rano Raraku
Jo Kondo A Shrub
Michael Finnissy Before the Next Phase of Repression and Censorship
David Fennessy Big Lung
Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Radio 3 Live in Concert
Exaudi at Wigmore Hall
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Exaudi in Leonin, Scelsi, Machaut, Holliger, Ciconia, Rodericus and Michael Finnissy.

Igor Stravinsky Stravinsky: Octet
Johannes Ciconia Le ray au soleyl
Rodericus Angelorum psalat
Carlo Gesualdo Canzon francese del Principe
Giacinto Scelsi Tre Canti Sacri
Léonin Alleluia. Video celos
Michael Finnissy Kelir
Rodericus arr. Weeks Angelorum salad
SUK Piano Quintet in G minor, op.8
Zdenek Fibich Overture: A Night at Karlstejn Castle
Guillaume de Machaut Benedictus - Rose, liz, printemps, verdure - Agnus Dei
Heinz Holliger Songs from ‘nicht Ichts – nicht Nichts’
Saturday 12th July 2014
Hear and Now
New Music Biennial, London: Southbank Centre
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Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents recordings from the New Music Biennial in London.

Michael Finnissy Offshore
Piers Hellawell Sound Carvings, Strange Tryst
Andy Scott A Child Like You
Arlene Sierra Urban Birds
Wednesday 18th June 2014
Late Junction
Wednesday - Max Reinhardt
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Max Reinhardt's selection includes Lucie, Myrrdin, Ideal Bread and Martin Green.

Horace Silver Song for My Father
Martin Green Mess of Crows
Sun Ra Abstract "I"
Neil Cowley Trio Gang of One
Sotho Sounds Lefaatse La Bajo
Culpho Dog Gymkhana It's a Little Bear
Eugne Ysae Sonata Op. 27 No 2: "Les Furies" (4th Movement)
Judith Weir Airs from Another Planet - 2: Traditional air (1986)
Michael Finnissy Forget-me-not
Myrddin De Cauter Lucie (Bulerias)
Eclectic 3 Stains (feat. The Hics)
Saturday 31st May 2014
Hear and Now
Glasgow Tectonics Festival 2014, Episode 2
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Robert Worby with music from 2014's Tectonics Festival: Wolf, Fox, Haas, Behrman, Finnissy

Christian Wolff Ashbery Madrigals
Christopher Fox Preluding
David Behrman Pile Of Fourths with Pitchbends
Georg Friedrich Haas Concerto Grosso No.2 for ensemble and orchestra
Michael Finnissy Favourite Poets
Usurper untitled
Christian Wolff Metal & Breath
Christian Wolff Evening Shade
Wednesday 21st May 2014
Late Junction
Wednesday - Fiona Talkington
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Fiona Talkington presents a varied mix of music.

Bugge Wesseltoft Moving Mountains
Benedicte Maurseth Alde
Ken Nordine Orange
Michael Finnissy Descriptive Jottings of London
Mike Adcock Sea Air: Duet for Melodica and sea organ
Petre Andreescu Sub Balcon Eu Ti-am Cantat O Serenada
Svng Kyytilinen ?The Captured Passenger
[traditional] Over Yonders Hill
Igor Stravinsky The Sacrifice: Introduction; Mystic Circle; Glorification of the Chosen One
Mercedes Pen Isu
Meredith Monk Folkdance
Tuesday 17th December 2013
Late Junction
Tuesday - Max Reinhardt
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Max Reinhardt with music from Frank Zappa, Dorit Chrysler and Ravi Shankar.

Charles Mingus The Shoes of the Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
Dave Van Ronk House of the Rising Sun
The Olllam The Devilll For My Hurt
Frank Zappa Pumped and Waxed
Ravi Shankar Raga Bhairavi
Larry Gus The Night Patrols (A Man Asleep)
Brenda Fassie Black President
Johann Sebastian Bach Bachpolska
Michael Finnissy V Alkan_Paganini
Nan Vasconcelos Nizinga
Dorit Chrysler Gift of Red
Henry Purcell With Dropping Wings
Saturday 14th December 2013
Hear and Now
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2013, Episode 3
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Highlights from the 2013 Huddersfield Music Festival: music by Finnissy and Pesson.

Michael Finnissy Sesto libro di Carlo Gesualdo
Arnold Marinissen Von Pferden, Grasern, Sonnen, Menschen
Brian Ferneyhough Lemma-Icon-Epigram
Sunday 6th October 2013
Words and Music
Verdi 200: Verdi - Conflict and Liberty
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Exploring the themes of Verdi, conflict and liberty. Readers: Jemma Redgrave, David Sibley

Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata
Giuseppe Verdi Aida: Grand March
Giuseppe Verdi Il Trovatore - Di quella pira
Giuseppe Verdi Il Trovatore - Vedi! Le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto: Bella figlia dellamore
Giuseppe Verdi Giovanna dArco
Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata - Addio, del passato
Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto: Ebben piango
Giuseppe Verdi Il Corsaro - Per me infelice
Giuseppe Verdi Nabucco - Va pensiero
Giuseppe Verdi Otello: Mia madre aveva una povera ancella (Willow song)
Giuseppe Verdi Messa da Requiem Kyrie
Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto: Cortigliani, vil razza dannata
Giuseppe Verdi Nabucco Overture (excerpt)
Giuseppe Verdi String Quartet in E minor, 3rd movement - Prestissimo
Giuseppe Verdi Don Carlo - Dio, que nellalma in fondere
Michael Finnissy Giuseppe Verdi Transcriptions Book 2, Fragment (c)
Giuseppe Verdi Il Trovatore - (Convent scene chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi Giovanna dArco - last scene
Saturday 14th September 2013
Hear and Now
Sound of Cinema
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Robert Worby explores the world of film and sound in contemporary music.

Michael Gordon Decasia
Toru Takemitsu Kwaidan soundtrack - Music from the film
Karlheinz Stockhausen Two Couples
Michael Finnissy A propos de Nice
Monday 27th May 2013
Afternoon on 3
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Singers, Episode 1
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The BBC SO performs Beethoven and Dvorak. BBC Singers in Mathias, Philips and Finnissy.

Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no.7 in A major, Op.92
Antonin Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Michael Finnissy Sincerity
William Mathias A May Magnificat, Op.79'2
Julian Philips Church Music
Wednesday 16th January 2013
In Tune
Dawn Upshaw, Silent Opera, Saleem Abboud Ashkar
2 / 15 Tracks
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With soprano Dawn Upshaw and pianist Saleem Abboud Ashkar.

Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto no. 1 in C major Op.15 for piano and orchestra
Giuseppe Verdi Aida - opera in 4 acts
Claudio Monteverdi L' Orfeo - favola in musica in a prologue and 5 acts
Felix Mendelssohn Quartet no. 6 in F minor Op.80 for strings
Franz Schubert Der Graf von Gleichen - opera in 2 acts [fragments] D.918
Gaetano Donizetti Maria Stuarda - opera seria in 3 acts
Henry Purcell Oedipus - incidental music to Act 3 Z.583
John Adams Nixon in China - opera in 3 acts
Michael Finnissy wz-e Niyz
Antonio Pasculli L' Api for oboe and piano
Richard Strauss Serenade in E flat major Op.7 for 13 wind instruments
Claude Debussy 5 Poemes de Baudelaire for voice and piano