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Alexander Goehr

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 August 2010

Sara Mohr-Pietsch speaks to British composer Alexander Goehr about his life and work. A founder member of the 'New Music Manchester' Group, Alexander Goehr is a unique voice in British music, and an influential teacher. Features music from the BBC Philharmonic's recent composer profile.

Alexander Goehr
Fanfare from Arden Must Die
BBC Philharmonic
HK Gruber (conductor)

Mozart
Adagio in B minor (excerpt)
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
PHILIPS CD 4126162

Alexander Goehr
Adagio (Autoporträt) Op 75
BBC Philharmonic
HK Gruber (conductor)

Alexander Goehr
3 pieces from ‘Arden must die’ Op 21a (1967)
BBC Philharmonic
HK Gruber (conductor)

Alexander Goehr
Fugue on the notes of Psalm IV Op 38b (1976)
BBC Philharmonic
HK Gruber (conductor)

Alexander Goehr
Turmmusik Op 85
Nigel Robson (tenor)
BBC Philharmonic
HK Gruber (conductor)
World Premiere - BBC Radio 3 Commission

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