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Delius and Grainger

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 28 May 2008

Donald Macleod charts the collaboration between Delius and the eccentric and ebullient composer Percy Grainger who, in spite of their contrasting characters, formed a close bond through their shared love of freedom, landscape and wild beauty.

Trad: Brigg Fair
Joseph Taylor (singer)

Trad arr. Grainger: Brigg Fair
James Gilchrist (tenor)
The Halle Chorus
James Burton (conductor)

(Delius): Brigg Fair
The Halle Orchestra
Mark Elder (conductor)

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Matthew Greenall (conductor)

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Vernon Handley (conductor)

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Norman del Mar (conductor).

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