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Jamie celebrates the Best of British

1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 16 April 2013

Jamie celebrates the Best of British - inspired by Benjamin Britten's 100th Anniversary and listener requests. From Holst to Harty, McGuire to MacCunn and Walton to Williams.

Music Played

23 items
  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Young Persons Guide - Fugue

    Artist: London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras

    Prokofiev: Peter And The Wolf

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell When I am laid in earth – from Dido and Aeneas

    Artist: Catherine Bott

    Glory of Purcell

  • Image for Michael Nyman

    Michael Nyman The Heart asks pleasure first – soundtrack to The Piano

    Composer: Nyman

    The Piano Sings

  • Image for John Barry

    John Barry We have all the time in the world

    Artist: Prague Philharmonia

    Movie Adagios

  • Image for Ivor Novello

    Ivor Novello Deep in My Heart

    Artist: Mary Ellis

    Shine through my dreams

  • Image for BBC Sso

    BBC Sso Scotland

    Composer: Paul Leonard-Morgan

    A History of Scotland

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Sunday Morning – Sea Interludes

    Artist: London Symphony Orchestra

    Peter Grimes

  • Image for William Balfe

    William Balfe I'm a Merry Zingara

    Artist: Sally Silver

    Songs and Ballads

  • Image for Field

    Field Nocturne No.7 in C Major

    Artist: Benjamin Frith

    Nocturnes and Sonatas

  • Image for Mr McFall's Chamber

    Mr McFall's Chamber Nocturnes

    Composer: McGuire

    Upstart Jugglers

  • Image for James MacMillan

    James MacMillan for Iain

    Artist: John York

    Raising Sparks

  • Image for Robert Carver

    Robert Carver O Bone Jesu a 19

    A Rtist: The Sixteen

    From the Carver Choirbook

  • Image for Jamie MacDougall

    Jamie MacDougall The Sally Gardens

    Composer: Britten

    Folksong arrangements

  • Image for Karl Jenkins

    Karl Jenkins Te Deum: II Te Ergo Quaesumus

    Artist: National Youth Choir

    Jenkins: Gloria / Te Deum

  • Image for Sir William Walton

    Sir William Walton Crown Imperial March

    Artist: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Music for the Last Night of the Proms

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Romance for Viola

    Artist: Kim Kashkashian


  • Image for Gerald Finzi

    Gerald Finzi A young man's Exhortation

    Artist: James Gilchrist

    Oh Fair to See

  • Image for Bryn Terfel

    Bryn Terfel David of the White Rock

    Composer: Trad

    We’ll keep a welcome

  • Image for Julian Lloyd Webber

    Julian Lloyd Webber Marble Halls

    Composer: Michael Balfe

    Unexpected songs

  • Image for Sir Hamilton Harty

    Sir Hamilton Harty The Fair Day

    Artist: The City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra

    Great Irish Classics

  • Image for Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

    Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Farewell to Stromness

    Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies

    Maximum Max

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst Jupiter from Planets

    Artist: Halle Orchestra

    Holst - The Planets

  • Image for MacCunn

    MacCunn Land of the Mountain and the flood

    Artist: Scottish National Orchestra

    Music of the Four Countries


Video Session: The Edinburgh Quartet

The Edinburgh Quartet - Tchaikovsky Quartet No 1, andante cantabile (2nd movementt)

Scotland's top string quartet on top form, filmed in Studio One

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