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17/11/2009 Cleo Laine, James O'Donnell

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 17 November 2009

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

Featuring world-renowned jazz singer Cleo Laine. She performs in the studio, giving listeners a preview of her 2009 London Jazz Festival show, Cleo Laine, John Dankworth and Friends: Accentuate The Positive at the Royal Festival Hall.

Sean is also joined by conductor James O'Donnell, who talks about the weekend's Purcell anniversary celebrations, opening with The Choir of Westminster Abbey's Friday night concert 'Hail, Bright Cecilia!'.

1704
PURCELL
The Indian Queen (Symphony and Dance)
Taverner Players
Andrew Parrott (director)
EMI CDM 7 69853 2
T.9
1:44

1706
PORTER
Ridin High
Dame Cleo Laine
PHILIPS 848 129 2
T.17
3:08

1710
PURCELL
I was glad
Choir of Westminster Abbey
Martin Neary (conductor)
SONY SK 66243
T.1
3:43

1720
PURCELL
Music For a While
Iestyn davies (countertenor)
John reid (piano)
BBC Archive recording
3:43

1725
PURCELL
Hail Bright Cecilia;
With Rapture of Delight Hail!
Bright Cecilia
Taverner Consort
Taverner Choir
Taverner Players
Andrew Parrott (director)
EMI CDC 7 47490 2
T.13-14
4:25

1735
RAVEL
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Yannick Nezet-Seguin (conductor)
EMI 9 66342 2
T.4-11
16:42

1752
RACHMANINOV
Etudes-Tableaux op.39 (Nos 4&6)
Alexander Romanovsky (piano)
DECCA 476334
T.4&6
5:42

1803
ELLINGTON
It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing
Cleo Laine
BMG 43215 2
CD.1 T.14
4:04

1813
JOHN DANKWORTH
Shall I compare thee
Cleo Laine
FONTANA STL5209
T.10
2:23

1822
JOHNNY MERCER
Accentuate the Positive
Cleo Laine
John Horler, piano
Alec Dankworth, bass
Mark Nightingale, trombone
Matt Holme, drums
4:14

1827
MOZART
Quartet for flute and strings in D, K.285
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Christoph Poppen, violin
Hariolf Schlichtig, viola
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
EMI CDC 5 56829 2
TR.1-3
16:54

1849
PUCCINI
La Boheme (Che gelida manina)
Luciano Pavarotti (Rodolfo)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
DECCA 478 0208
T.2
4:36

1853
PURCELL
Ode on St.Cecilia's Day (Wondrous Machine! The Airy Violin)
Taverner Consort
Taverner Choir
Taverner Players
Andrew Parrott, director
EMI CDC 7 47490 2
T.8-9
7:30

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