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Composers of the Week: LennoxBerkeley and Benjamin Britten

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The wildly contrasting personalities of Britten and Berkeley are revealed in the music they wrote forthe theatre and for the drawing room. Presented by Donald Macleod with Tony Scotland.
Berkeley Sonatina, Op 39 (1st mvt)
Ian Brown and Kathryn Stott (piano duet) Britten Turn of the Screw, Act 1 Scene 8 Sam Pay (treble), Felicity Lott , Eileen Hulse , Phyllis Cannan and Nadine Secunde (sopranos), Philip Langridge (tenor), Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble Britten Noye 's Fludde (excerpt)
Alexander Gallifant , Timothy Lamb and Nicholas Berry (trebles), Polly Hewetson and Joanna Brown (sopranos),
Linda Ormiston and Camelia Johnson (mezzos), Donald Maxwell (baritone), Richard Pasco (speaker), Schools from Salisbury and Chester, John Alley (piano), Ian Watson (piano), Alan Harwood (organ), Coull Quartet, Members of the Endymion
Ensemble, conductor Richard Hickox
Berkeley Nelson , Act 3 (Emma Hamilton 's final aria) Eiddwen Harrhy (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Elgar Howarth.
Berkeley Oboe Quartet Nash Ensemble Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Presented By: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ian Brown
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Felicity Lott
Unknown: Eileen Hulse
Unknown: Phyllis Cannan
Sopranos: Nadine Secunde
Sopranos: Philip Langridge
Unknown: Alexander Gallifant
Unknown: Timothy Lamb
Unknown: Nicholas Berry
Unknown: Polly Hewetson
Sopranos: Joanna Brown
Sopranos: Linda Ormiston
Sopranos: Camelia Johnson
Baritone: Donald Maxwell
Baritone: Richard Pasco
Piano: John Alley
Piano: Ian Watson
Piano: Alan Harwood
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Berkeley Nelson
Unknown: Emma Hamilton
Soprano: Eiddwen Harrhy

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Composers of the Week: LennoxBerkeley and Benjamin Britten

BBC Radio 3, 20 November 2003 12.00






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