Listen
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) - 4. Much Ado About Not Much
Image for 12/10/2008

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

12/10/2008

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 12 October 2008

Is the UK neglecting its older singers? Aled Jones investigates with Grenville Jones, project director of the Golden-Oldies charity. Plus music to reflect the constant choral interchange between Britain and America.

Including:

Britten: Prayer 1 from A.M.D.G.
Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Hyperion CDA 67140 CD1 T6

Tarik O'Regan: The Ecstasies Above
Conspirare, Company of Voices, Dir.Craig Hella Johnson
Harmonia Mundi HMU 807490 CD1 tracks 2-4

Reed/Mason: Delilah (arr.Karl Jenkins & Bob Childs)
Cantorian, Cory Band, conducted by Karl Jenkins, Robert Childs & Tim Rhys-Evans.
EMI 509995090932 CD1 T3

I Believe (Extract)
The Bath Male Voice Choir, conductor Grenville Jones
(Private Recording)

Pete Townsend: My Generation
The Zimmers, lead vocals by Alf Carretta
Shamless: SHSS003 CD1 T4
William Schumann: Perceptions
The Joyful Company of Singers conductor Peter Broadbent
ASV CDDCA939 CD1 tracks 13-20

McDowall: Ave Regina, Ave Maria and Regina caeli, the first from Three Latin Motets.
Phoenix Chorale, conductor Charles Bruffy
Chandos, CHSA5066 CD1 tracks 3-5

Randall Thompson: The Peaceable Kingdom
Schola Cantorum of Oxford conductor James Burton
Hyperion CDA 67679 CD1 tracks 1-8

Broadcasts

Discover Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas season

Explore the life, work and legacy of the Welsh poet on the centenary of his birth.

Free download

  1. Image for Choir - The Choral Interview

    Choir - The Choral Interview

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch interviews performers about their choral passions. The Choir programme broadcasts…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.