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2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 14 March 2010

Sunday Morning
with Iain Burnside


In celebrating this versatile material, Iain looks at wood from several angles, from its tonal properties to its wider cultural resonances. With music by Mozart and Vieuxtemps and from Evelyn Glennie.

Producer: Mark Swartzentruber
Email: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk
A Perfectly Normal Production for BBC Radio 3.

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Toshimitsu Tanaka

    Toshimitsu Tanaka Two Movements for Marimba, Allegro

    Performer: Evelyn Glennie (Marimba)

    RCA RD60557

  • Image for Henri Vieuxtemps

    Henri Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Op 31, First Movement

    Performer: Arthur Grumiaux (violin), Lamoureux Orchestra, Manuel Rosenthal (conductor)

    Philips 416 889-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 874, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    Hyperion CDA67743

  • Image for Per Nørgård

    Per Nørgård Bach to the Future, Third Movement

    Performer: Safri Duo (percussion), Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

    Chandos CHAN9645

  • Image for Béla Bartók

    Béla Bartók Béla Bartók - The Wooden Prince, Op.13, Sz 60, extract

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop (conductor)

    Naxos 8570534, tracks 1-5

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Waldesnacht, Op. 62, No. 10

    Performer: RIAS Kammerchor, Marcus Creed (conductor)


  • Image for Bishop/Herman

    Bishop/Herman At the Woodchopper's Ball

    Performer: Woody Herman (clarinet, leader); Clarence Willard, Jerry Neary (trumpets); Neal Reid (trombone); Joe Estren, Ray Hopfner (alto saxophones); Saxie Mansfield, Pete Johns (tenor Saxophones); Joe Bishop (flugelhorn); Tommy Linehan (piano); Hy White (guitar); Walter Yoder (bass); Frank Carlson (drums)

    ASV CDAJA5143

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quintet in E flat Major, K 452, First Movement

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano), Members of Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

    BIS CD 1552

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Im Walde Waldesnacht D 708

    Performer: Matthias Goerne (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)

    Hyperion CDJ33027

  • Image for Ottorino Respighi

    Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    RCA 09026 68079-2

  • Image for Trad.

    Trad. I'm Seventeen Come Sunday

    Arranger: Percy Grainger. Performer: Monteverdi Choir, English Country Gardiner Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    Philips 475 213-2

  • Image for Keiko Abe

    Keiko Abe Dream of the Cherry Blossoms

    Performer: Evelyn Glennie (marimba)

    RCA RD60557


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