Julian Bream Festival

Duration: 50 minutes

First transmitted in 1978, Julian Bream performs works by Bach (Prelude, Fugue and Allegro), Villa-Lobos (Preludes Nos 3, 1 and 2) and Albeniz (‘Granada', 'Cadiz' and 'Sevilla' from Suite Espagnol) at Old Wardour Castle.

Bream concludes the recital with Nocturnal after John Dowland. Based on ‘Come Heavy Sleep’ by John Dowland, it was written for Julian Bream by long-time collaborator Benjamin Britten in 1963.

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  • Credits

    Participant......................................................................... Julian Bream
    Producer............................................................................ Herbert Chappell
    Sound............................................................................... Graham Haines
    Lighting............................................................................. Bert Robinson

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