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The Rest is Noise

2 hours, 15 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 November 2013

Richard Balcombe conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in music from and inspired by Britain in the 1980s, featuring Andrew Poppy, Steve Martland, John Tavener, Michael Nyman and new works by Anne Dudley.

Presented by Paul Morley, who has written some narration specially for this concert which is part of the Southbank Centre's year-long festival: 'The Rest is Noise'.

Poppy 32 Frames for Orchestra from The Beating of Wings
Poppy 'Almost the Same Shame'
Tavener The Lamb
Dudley Into Battle (new work)


Steve Martland Remix
Nyman Chasing Sheep (The Draughtsman's contract)
Dudley rhythm of a decade

Followed by an eclectic celebration of the music of Norway, including a selection of Grieg's Lyric Pieces for piano.


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