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Fiona Talkington

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 05 December 2010

Fiona Talkington returns with another batch of listeners' suggestions, including romantic dreams of far-off places from Berlioz, one maverick British composer paying tribute to another, and choral music by Haydn's talented younger brother.

Produced by Chris Taylor.

Music Played

9 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Bedrich Smetana

    Bedrich Smetana Overture to 'The Secret'

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

    CHANDOS CHAN10518, 5

  • Image for Delius (transc. Warlock)

    Delius (transc. Warlock) Dance Rhapsody No.2

    Performer: Noriko Ogawa (piano), Kathryn Stott (piano)

    BIS BISCD1347, 10

  • Image for Milton J. Franklyn

    Milton J. Franklyn What's Opera Doc?

    Performer: Mel Blanc (Bugs Bunny/Brunhilde), Arthur Q. Bryan (Elmer Fudd/Seigried), Warner Bros. Symphony Orchestra, George Daugherty (conductor)

    Warner, 9264942, 11

  • Image for Pezel

    Pezel Sonata in C

    Performer: Wolfgang Basch (trumpet), Brian Pollard (bassoon), Wouter Möller (cello), Bob van Asperen (organ)

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi RD77976, 16

  • Image for Owen Pallet (aka Final Fantasy)

    Owen Pallet (aka Final Fantasy) This Lamb sells condos

    Performer: Bethany Bergman (violin), Jenny Thompson (violin), Karen Moffatt (viola), John Marshman (cello), Ed Reifel (percussion), Leon Taheny (percussion), Owen Pallett (voice, piano),


  • Image for Michael Haydn

    Michael Haydn Missa subtitula St. Leopoldi in festo SS Innocentium

    Performer: The American Boychoir, Members of the New York Colleguim, James Litton (conductor)

    LINN CKD152

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

    Performer: David Nolan (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley (conductor)

    EMI CDEMX9508, 1

  • Image for Norway. Traditional

    Norway. Traditional Norway. Traditional - 312 (folk song from Åseral); Agnus Dei

    Performer: Trygve Seim (saxophone), Andreas utnem (piano)

    ECM 274 3227, 11 and 12

  • Image for Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz Les Nuits d'éte

    Performer: Régine Crespin (soprano), L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    DECCA 4609732, 1 to 6


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