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Stuart Maconie

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 March 2013

Writer and broadcaster, and enthusiastic fell walker, Stuart Maconie, introduces a personal selection of music reflecting his interest in music "off the beaten track".

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Percy Grainger
    00:00

    Percy Grainger Walking tune vers. for wind quintet

    Performer: Academy of St Martin-In-The-Fields Chamber Ensemble

    Chandos Grainger Edition CHAN9819

  • Image for Maurice Johnstone
    00:03

    Maurice Johnstone Tarn Hows - a Cumbrian rhapsody

    Conductor: Gavin Sutherland Performer: Royal Ballet Sinfonia

    Resonance CDRSB502

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams
    00:17

    Ralph Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge for tenor, piano and string quartet ad lib. - Bredon Hill

    Performer: Mark Padmore Performer: Schubert Ensemble

    CHANDOS CHAN10465

  • Image for Gustav Holst
    00:25

    Gustav Holst Egdon Heath Op.47

    Conductor: Andrew Davis Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra

    TELDEC 4509 945541-2

  • Image for Judith Weir
    00:38

    Judith Weir Ardnamurchan Point for 2 pianos

    Performer: Petra Casen Performer: William Howard

    NMC NMCD090

  • Image for Jean Sibelius
    00:46

    Jean Sibelius Night ride and sunrise Op.55

    Conductor: Simon Rattle Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    EMI CDM7641222

  • Image for Einojuhani Rautavaara
    01:01

    Einojuhani Rautavaara Cantus arcticus (Concerto for birds and orchestra) Op.61 [with taped birdsong] - 3rd movem

    Conductor: Jorma Panula Performer: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

    FINLANDIA FACD 009

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    01:07

    Claude Debussy Preludes - book 1 - no.5; Les Collines d'Anacapri

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, DG-4357732 2

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    01:11

    Claude Debussy Preludes - book 2 - no.5; Bruyeres

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON DG-4357732 2

  • Image for Alan Hovhaness
    01:14

    Alan Hovhaness Symphony no. 2 Op.132 (Mysterious mountain) - 1st movement; Andante

    Conductor: Gerard Schwarz Performer: Seattle Symphony Orchestra

    Delos DE3421

  • Image for Sir Arnold Bax
    01:20

    Sir Arnold Bax Tintagel - symphonic poem

    Conductor: Vernon Handley Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

    Chandos CHAN10122

  • Image for Eric Fenby
    01:35

    Eric Fenby Rossini on Ilkla Moor - overture

    Conductor: Gavin Sutherland Performer: Royal Ballet Sinfonia

    Resonance CDRSB502

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