Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Sir Granville Bantock (1868-1945)

4/5. Donald Macleod is joined by Lewis Foreman to discuss Bantock's amazing zest for life, and the composer's physical energy extended beyond academic walls. But the Great War was to have a profound effect on the Bantock family.

Song of Songs (The Third Day)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon Handley (conductor)

Fifine at the Fair
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Thomas Beecham (conductor)

Song of Songs (The Fifth Day)
Elizabeth Connell (soprano)
Kim Begley (tenor)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon Handley (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Thu 18 Oct 2007 20:45

Composer Help Page

diversity_composite_v2

Find resources and contacts for composers from within the classical music industry.

Take a tour of Ravel's house

At Ravel's house at Montfort l'Amaury

Sara Mohr-Pietsch reveals Ravel's character in his exquisitely-decorated house near Paris

The absurdly talented Herr Mendelssohn

MS.M.D.Mendelssohn_D11

Donald Macleod reveals Mendelssohn's gift for sketching and watercolours.

Composers A to Z

composers-promo.jpg

Visit the extensive audio archive of Radio 3 programmes about Composers and their works.