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An Ordinary Englishman

Composer of the Week: Howells (1892–1983)

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Donald Macleod maps Howells's compositional roots, which stretch back to the music of the Tudors. There is also a chance to hear the composer himself speaking in the first of a series of archive interviews for the week.

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Polyphony
Stephen Layton (conductor)

Hughes's Ballet; De la Mare's Pavane; Sir Hugh's Galliard (Lambert's Clavichord)
Margaret Fingerhut (piano)

Elegy
Matthew Souter (viola)
City of London Sinfonia
Richard Hickox (conductor)

Piano Concerto No 2 in C, Op 39
Howard Shelley (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Richard Hickox (conductor).

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