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Thursday night was the the super blue moon, and Extra Eclectic host Steve Seel continued his visits to the 2023 BBC Proms festival. Featured on this episode is Samy Moussa's Symphony No. 2 (a BBC co-commission) and a special treat, Gyorgi Ligeti's mesmerizing, revolutionary choral work Lux Aeterna, a haunting piece used by Stanley Kubrick in 2001: A Space Odyssey to depict astronaut Dave Bowman's terrifying encounter with alien intelligence. He also featured these recordings:
The Stolen Cello
Redi Hasa, cello
Favourite Things (More Light)
Errollyn Wallen, piano
Forty Finger Machine
Breathing, Remembering, Dissolving
Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti
to you through
India Gailey, cello
Symphony No. 7: Glass of Time
COATES, G.: Symphonies Nos. 1, 7 and 14
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Olaf Henzold, conductor
Olmsted: World's End
Nicholas DiEugenio, violin
Dawn (Chacony for Orchestra)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Collon, conductor
Piano Concerto No. 3
Circles: Piano Concertos by Bach and Glass
A Far Cry Orchestra
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
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