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15/12/2010 Christmas Special

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 15 December 2010

A Christmas In Tune special live from the BBC Radio Theatre featuring performances from vocal group Chapelle du Roi, the Doric String Quartet, the Dufay Collective and oboist Alexei Ogrintchouk. Plus music and poetry by Noel Coward performed by Alistair McGowan and Charlotte Page.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
A special Christmas broadcast from BBC Radio Theatre, BBC Broadcasting House, London
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00
E-mail: in.tune@bbc.co.uk.

Music Played

16 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • LIVE

    • Image for [anonymous]
      00:00

      [anonymous] To Drive the Cold Winter Away

      Performer: Dufay Collective

    • Image for Noël Coward
      00:04

      Noël Coward Mad Dogs and Englishmen

      Performer: Alistair McGowan Performer: Charlotte Page Performer: George Dyer (piano)

    • Image for Benjamin Britten
      00:09

      Benjamin Britten Temporal Variations: Theme, Oration, March, Exercises, Commination, Chorale, Waltz, Polka

      Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk (oboe) Performer: Vanda Albota (piano)

    • Image for Noël Coward
      00:23

      Noël Coward Mad About The Boy

      Performer: Charlotte Page Performer: George Dyer (piano)

    • Image for Noël Coward
      00:26

      Noël Coward Alice Is At It Again

      Performer: Alistair McGowan Performer: George Dyer (piano)

    • Image for Noël Coward
      00:33

      Noël Coward Nothing Is Lost (poem)

      Performer: Alistair McGowan Performer: George Dyer (piano)

    • Image for Noël Coward
      00:35

      Noël Coward Reunion (poem); If You Could Only Come With Me

      Performer: Alistair McGowan Performer: Charlotte Page Performer: George Dyer (piano)

    • Image for Joan Ambrosio Dalza
      00:43

      Joan Ambrosio Dalza Pivas

      Performer: Dufay Collective

    • Image for [anonymous]
      00:52

      [anonymous] Blessed be That Maid Marie (17th Century)

      Performer: The Dufay Collective

    • Image for John Playford
      00:55

      John Playford Country Dances: Kemps Jegg, Jack Pudding, Under and Over, Stingo

      Performer: Dufay Collective

    • Image for Carl Nielsen
      01:02

      Carl Nielsen Two Fantasy Pieces: Romance and Humoresque

      Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk (oboe) Performer: Vanda Albota (piano)

    • Image for William Byrd
      01:11

      William Byrd O Lord Let Thy Servant

      Performer: Chapelle Du Roi Performer: Stephen Rice (director)

    • Image for Thomas Tallis
      01:14

      Thomas Tallis Suscipe Quaeso

      Performer: Chapelle Du Roi Performer: Stephen Rice (director)

    • Image for Thomas Tallis
      01:23

      Thomas Tallis Mass Puer Natus Agnus Dei

      Performer: Chapelle Du Roi Performer: Stephen Rice (director)

    • Image for Joseph Haydn
      01:34

      Joseph Haydn String Quartet in D, op 64 no 5 'The Lark': Allegro moderato; Adagio cantabile; Menuetto (

      Performer: Doric String Quartet

    • Image for Traditional
      01:57

      Traditional Christmas Dances: Sussex Wassail and I Saw Three Ships

      Performer: Dufay Collective

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