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Frederick Delius (1862-1934)

Delius and Grieg

Tuesday 27 May 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 27 May 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod considers Delius's passion for Scandinavian landscape, culture and music, charting the composer's deep friendship with Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. He also looks at how a 16-year-old Peter Warlock came to play a significant role in Delius's career.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Sleigh Ride
Northern Sinfonia, Richard Hickox (conductor)
EMI CDM 747610 2
t1

Grieg: In Ola Valley
Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano)
NAXOS 8.550882
t43

On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
The Halle, Mark Elder (conductor)
CD HLL 7512
t6


On Craig Ddu
The Elysian Singers of London, Matthew Greenall (conductor)
CONTINUUM CCD 1054
t11

In a Summer Garden (arr. Warlock)
Noriko Ogawa, Kathryn Stott (piano four hands)
BIS CD 1347
t3

Life's Dance
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Norman del Mar (conductor)
UNICORN UKCD2077
t11




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