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25/10/2009

David Owen Norris sits in for Iain Burnside and explores how music complements and enriches drama, on both theatrical and operatic stages and on small and large screens. Including music by Ibert, Beethoven and Purcell.

David's guest is composer Matthew Scott of the National Theatre.

Playlist:

Vaughan Williams: Overture: The Wasps
Halle Orchestra
Mark Elder (conductor)
HLD 7510 DISC 1 Tr 1
Dur: 9m37s

Porter, arr Bregman: It's too darn hot (Kiss me Kate)
Ella Fitzgerald, uncredited orchestra
Buddy Bregman (conductor)
VERVE 8219892 Tr 4
Dur: 3m47s

Ibert: Divertissement (The Italian Straw Hat)
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
Jean Martinon (conductor)
DECCA 421 173-2 Trs 1-6
Dur: 14m52s

Matthew Scott: The Trial of Lord Lucan
Ensemble
Matthew Scott (conductor)
PRIVATE RECORDING
Dur: 1m34s

Matthew Scott: Death at the Opera Suite (Mrs Bradley Mysteries)
Ensemble
Matthew Scott (conductor)
BBC WMSF 6021-2 Tr 7
Dur: 5m32s

Georges Delerue: Love's not like that (A Little Romance)
Ensemble
Georges Delerue (conductor)
VARESE SARABANDE VSD 5367 Tr 2
Dur: 1m03s

Georges Delerue: Main title (A Little Romance)
Ensemble
Georges Delerue (conductor)
VARESE SARABANDE VSD 5367 Tr 1
Dur: 3m11s

Malcolm Arnold: Sarabande (Solitaire) - excerpt
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold (conductor)
LYRITA SRDC 201 Tr 9
Dur: 2m19s

Malcolm Arnold, arr Scott: Sarabande (Solitaire) - music for Separate Tables
Simon Harram (soprano saxophone)
Matthew Scott (piano)
PRIVATE RECORDING
Dur: 55s

Beethoven: Overture: Egmont
Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
David Zinman (conductor)
ARTE NOVA 82876 57831 2 DISC 1 Tr 2
Dur: 7m19s

Purcell: Frost Scene (King Arthur - Act 3)
Cupid ...... Nancy Argenta (soprano)
Cold Genius ...... Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass)
English Concert
Trevor Pinnock (conductor)
ARCHIV 4354902 CD1
Tr 20: What power art thou? (2m51s)
Tr 21: Thou doting fool (54s)
Tr 22: Great Love (1m02s)
Tr 23: No part of my dominion (1m11s)
Dur:5m57s

Patrick Gowers: The Musgrave Ritual (Music for Sherlock Holmes)
Wren Orchestra
Patrick Gowers (conductor)
CDTER 1136 Tr 4
Dur: 2m44s

Michel Legrand: Harp Concertino (Summer of '42)
Catherine Michel (harp)
Orchestre Symphonique
Michel Legrand (conductor)
Travelling K1020 Tr 2
Dur: 4m39s

Brahms: Ballade in D minor, Op 10 No1 (Edward)
Ignat Solzhenitsyn (piano)
COP 2009-05 Tr 19
Dur: 4m15s

Berlioz: Pantomime: Andromache's scene (Les Troyens - Act 1, No 6)
Cassandra ...... Petra Lang (mezzo-soprano)
Andrew Marriner (clarinet)
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
Colin Davis (conductor)
LSO 0010 DISC 1 Tr 8
Dur: 8m07s

Schubert: Die Hochzeitsbraten
Lynne Dawson (soprano)
Michael Schade (tenor)
Gerald Finley (baritone)
Graham Johnson (piano)
HYPERION CDJ 33036 Tr 16
Dur: 11m16s

CV Stanford: Drake's Drum
Peter Dawson (baritone)
uncredited orchestra, choir and conductor
Pearl GEMMCD 9384 Tr 5
Dur: 2m34s

Sullivan: The Tempest (Overture to Act 4)
BBC Philharmonic
Richard Hickox (conductor),
CHANDOS CHAN 9859 Tr 5
Dur: 4m56s

Sullivan: The Tempest (Epilogue)
BBC Philharmonic
Richard Hickox (conductor),
CHANDOS CHAN 9859 Tr 5
Dur: 1m39s.

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