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Frederick Delius (1862-1934)

Delius and Grainger

Wednesday 28 May 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Wednesday 28 May 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod charts the collaboration between Delius and the eccentric and ebullient composer Percy Grainger who, in spite of their contrasting characters, formed a close bond through their shared love of freedom, landscape and wild beauty.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Trad: Brigg Fair
Joseph Taylor (singer)
CD HLL 7503
t13

Trad arr. Grainger: Brigg Fair
James Gilchrist (tenor), The Halle Chorus, James Burton (conductor)
CD HLL 7503
t12

(Delius): Brigg Fair
The Halle, Mark Elder (conductor)
CD HLL 7503
t7-11

The Streamlet's Slumber Song
The Elysian Singers of London, Matthew Greenall (conductor)
CONTINUUM CCD 1054
t15

Hassan: Incidental Music from Act II
Brian Raynor Cook (baritone), Bournemouth Sinfonietta and Chorus, Vernon Handley (conductor)
EMI CD EMX2207
t8-12


Dance Rhapsody no.1
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Norman del Mar (conductor)
UNICORN UKCD2077
t1




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