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John Ireland (1879-1962)

Part Four

Thursday 15 November 2007 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Thursday 15 November 2007 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the music and life of John Ireland with two contrasting celebrations of the composer's beloved Sussex Downs, the sunnily bucolic Downland Suite for brass band, and the brooding Legend for piano and orchestra.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

A Downland Suite
The London Brass Virtuosi
David Honeyball (conductor)
Hyperion/Helios CDH 55070
CD1 Tracks 1-4

Legend
Piers Lane (piano)
Ulster Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)
Hyperion CDA 67296
CD1 track 4

These Things Shall Be
John Carol Case (baritone)
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir
Adrian Boult (conductor)
LYRITA SRCD 241
CD1 tracks 6-8




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