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Concerto for piano duet and string orchestra
Rhondda Gillespie and Robert Wetherburn (piano) BBC Concert Orchestra/ Malcolm Arnold

Contributors

Unknown:
Rhondda Gillespie
Piano:
Robert Wetherburn
Unknown:
Malcolm Arnold

In 1589, William Byrd was invited by his fellow
Catholic and neighbour Lord Petre to provide music at Ingatestone Hall during the Christmas period. Four centuries later, we return to the Great Chamber to explore the same repertory in the same Tudor surroundings. Music by Byrd and contemporaries is interspersed with Elizabethan Catholic verse. Caroline Trevor (alto) Rose Consort of Violas
Reader Cormac Rigby

Contributors

Unknown:
William Byrd
Unknown:
Caroline Trevor
Reader:
Cormac Rigby

Peter Porter introduces poetry from the BBC Sound
Archives. Today, two
W H Auden programmes, including a recording of "Look Stranger" from 1936 and "Journey to Iceland" from 1961.

Contributors

Introduces:
Peter Porter

The ninth of 12 programmes features consort music by William Brade from collections published in Hamburg and Berlin. Parley of Instruments/ Peter Holman and Mark Caudle ; New London
Consort/Philip Pickett

Contributors

Music By:
William Brade
Unknown:
Peter Holman
Unknown:
Mark Caudle

(soprano)
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
In a recital from last year's Edinburgh International Festival, the American soprano performs songs by Mendelssohn, Grieg,
Strauss, Berg and Barber.

Contributors

Piano:
Geoffrey Parsons

conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Artur Pizarro (piano)
Mendelssohn Overture:
The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 2 in C minor Sibelius Symphony No 2 inD

Contributors

Conductor:
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Piano:
Artur Pizarro

Rabbi Julia Neuberger reflects on the overlap of the Jewish and Christian traditions in the work of Jewish composers.
Copland In the beginning Bernstein CMchester Psalms
Schonberg Friede auf Erden BBC Singers conductor Simon Preston
Reader Garard Green

Contributors

Unknown:
Julia Neuberger
Unknown:
Schonberg Friede
Conductor:
Simon Preston

by William Shakespeare.
With and
A blast of winter sunshine as the world is turned upside-down in this magical tragi-comedy of love, music and madness.

Contributors

Author:
William Shakespeare.
Music composed and performed by:
Sandy Loewenthal
Music composed and performed by:
Barrington Pheloung
Director:
Nigel Bryant
Sir Toby Belch:
Joss Ackland
Malvolio:
Iain Cuthbertson
Orsino:
Michael Maloney
Viola:
Eve Matheson
Feste:
Rudolph Walker
Olivia:
Carolyn Backhouse
Maria:
Adjoa Andoh
Sir Andrew Aguecheek:
William Chubb
Fabian:
Roger Hume
Valentine:
Jonathan Wyatt
Sea Captain:
Jason Yates
Sebastian:
Simon Fielder
Antonio:
Avi Nassa

Howard Riley
The British pianist introduces a series of recordings in which he plays solo as well as on two and three pianos by multi-tracking. Each piece contains written material as a basis for improvisation.

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Riley

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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