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Grace Williams (1906-1977)

Part Five

Donald Macleod concludes the week of programmes on Grace Williams by talking to Welsh musicologists Rhiannon Mathias and Heward Rees, soprano Janet Price and composer Geraint Lewis about themes of peace, yearning, love and parting in Grace Williams' music.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Peace, from Six Gerard Manley Hopkins Poems
Helen Watts (contralto)
Simon Standage and Elizabeth Shenton (violin)
Richard Williamson and Simon Whistler (viola)
John Heley and Shuna Wilson (cello)
CHANDOS CHAN 9617
CD1 t10

Ballads for Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Baldur Brönimann (conductor)
BBC RECORDING
(also available on Lyrita SRCD 327

Hiraeth
Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone)
Iain Burnside (piano)
BBC RECORDING

Fairest of Stars
Janet Price (soprano)
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Charles Groves (conductor)
Lyrita SRCD 327
CD1 t5

Elegy
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Baldur Bronimann (conductor)
BBC Recording




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