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Brian Redhead

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 06 July 1986

Brian Redhead has presented the Today programme for the last 10 years. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his appearance on Children's Hour as a clarinettist, his early days as a journalist on the Manchester Guardian and his editorship of the Manchester Evening News.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor - 2nd Movement by Johannes Brahms
Book: Commentary on the Bible by Arthur Pink
Luxury: Taj Mahal

Music Played

8 items
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    The Benny Goodman Trio Body and Soul

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Keyboard Trio No. 2 In E flat major 'Kegelstatt'

    Soloist: Jack Brymer, Stephen Kovacevich, Patrick Ireland

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B Minor - 2nd Movement

    Soloist: Jacques Lancelot Orchestra: Munich String Quartet

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 In F Minor

    Orchestra: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky

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    Ariel Ramírez Faure: Requiem - Kyrie

    Choir: Choir of King's College, Cambridge Orchestra: Cambridge New Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: David Willcocks

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    Sarah Vaughan/Oscar Peterson More Than You Know

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    Sir Harrison Birtwistle Nenia: The Death of Orpheus

    Soloist: Jane Manning, Alan Hacker

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    Orchestra: The Fine Arts Quartet

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Presenter
Michael Parkinson

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