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Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

An Ordinary Englishman

Monday 11 February 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 11 February 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod maps Howells's compositional roots, which stretch back to the music of the Tudors. There is also a chance to hear the composer himself speaking in the first of a series of archive interviews for the week.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Here is the Little Door
Polyphony, Stephen Layton
HYPERION CDA66925
T25

Lambert's Clavichord
Hughes's Ballet; De la Mare's Pavane; Sir Hugh's Galliard
Margaret Fingerhut (piano)
CHANDOS CHAN9273
T18-20

Elegy
Matthew Souter (viola), City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN9161 
T4

Piano Concerto no.2 in C major Op.39
Howard Shelley (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN9874
T4-6




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