Monday - Rob Cowan: Sound of Cinema

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Old Czech Marches and Dances with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Vaclav Neumann; and at 9.30 our brainteaser - Who's Dancing?

Artist of the Week: Harpsichordist, organist and conductor Ton Koopman.
Rob's guest this week is the film and television composer Debbie Wiseman. Debbie's film and television credits include more than 200 titles, such as Judge John Deed, The Land Girls, Tom's Midnight Garden, and Wilde. In 2008 she composed a new "Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra" called "Different Voices", and her album of music to accompany Oscar Wilde's fairy stories, Wilde Stories, was nominated for a Grammy Award and later made into a trilogy of animated films for Channel 4. In 2004, Debbie was awarded an MBE for services to the music and film industry.

Sound of Cinema with Neil Brand, who introduces his personal choice of Music that made the Movies:

Korngold: Robin Hood.

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Mon 23 Sep 2013 09:00

Today's Brainteaser Answer

Who's Dancing? The Nymphs from Sibelius' The Tempest Suite No. 2.

The music played:

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The Tempest Suite No. 2: Dance of the Nymphs                            

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Leif Segerstam (conductor)


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