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Episode 1

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 15 June 2013

In the first of two programmes in the Britten centenary year, Catherine Bott looks at the musical relationship between Benjamin Britten and Henry Purcell.

Music Played

23 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (extract)

    Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    LONDON, 444 104-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Rondeau, Incidental music to Abdelazar

    Performers: Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott (director)

    EMI, CDM 7643002

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (extract)

    Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    LONDON, 444 104-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Fantasia on One Note

    Performers: London Baroque (includes Mark Andrews, viola)

    BIS, CD 1165

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Andante Sostenuto, String Quartet no.1 in D, op.25

    Performers: Belcea String Quartet

    EMI, 5579682

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Keyboard Suite no.5, Z.666

    Performer: Richard Egarr (harpshichord)

    HARMONIA MUNDI, HMU907428

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten First movement (Boisterous Bourree) from the Simple Symphony

    Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    DECCA LONDON, 425 160-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Chaconne - from Act 5 of 'The Fairy Queen'

    Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    DECCA, 433 163-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell (transcribed by Britten)

    Henry Purcell (transcribed by Britten) Chacony in G minor for strings

    Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    LONDON, 425 160-2

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Passacaglia from 'Peter Grimes'

    Performers: Peter Pears (tenor), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    DECCA, 414 577-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Dance for the followers of Night from 'The Fairy Queen'

    Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    DECCA, 433 163-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Overture to 'Dido and Aeneas'

    Performers: English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    BBC, BBCB 8003-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:04

    Henry Purcell Rondeau from the Incidental music to Abdelazar

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    00:06

    Benjamin Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (excerpt)

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:09

    Henry Purcell Fantasia on One Note

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    00:12

    Benjamin Britten Andante Sostenuto, String Quartet No.1 in D major

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:23

    Henry Purcell Keyboard Suite No.5, Z.666

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    00:31

    Benjamin Britten First movement (Boisterous Bourree) from the Simple Symphony

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:35

    Henry Purcell Chaconne - from Act 5 of 'The Fairy Queen'

  • Image for Henry - transcribed by Britten Purcell
    00:40

    Henry - transcribed by Britten Purcell Chacony in G minor for strings

  • Image for Benjamin Britten
    00:48

    Benjamin Britten Passacaglia from 'Peter Grimes'

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:55

    Henry Purcell Dance for the Followers of Night from 'The Fairy Queen'

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:56

    Henry Purcell Overture to 'Dido and Aeneas'

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