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Sir Alan Budd

Sunday 12 March 2006 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Michael Berkeley's guest is economist Sir Alan Budd - Chief Economic Adviser to the Treasury during the 1990s, and now Provost of Queen's College, Oxford, and chairman of the board of trustees of Oxford's leading chamber choir, the Schola Cantorum.

Sir Alan's choices include sacred choral works by Victoria, Bach, Samuel Wesley and Poulenc; as well as Beethoven's Spring Sonata for violin and piano; and Janacek's wind sextet Mladi.


1 hour


M. Berkeley: The Wakeful Poet (from Music from Chaucer) (pub. OUP)
Beaux-Arts Brass Quintet
BBQ BBQ 003 T.10

S.S. Wesley: Ye are the blessed of the Lord (conclusion of Ascribe unto the Lord)
Martin Hallows (organ)/Choir of New College, Oxford/Edward Higginbottom
CRD 3463 T.1 (exc.)

Bach: Crucifixus + Et resurrexit (from Mass in B minor, BWV 232)
Carol Hall (mezzo)/Michael Chance (countertenor)/Wynford Evans (tenor)/Stephen Varcoe (bass)/
Monteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Archiv 415 514-2 Disc 2 T.5-6

Janá?ek: M?adí (1st mvt - Allegro)
Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists
Naxos 8.554173 T.8

Schubert: Auf dem Flusse (from Winterreise, D.911)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)/Gerald Moore (piano)
DG 415 187-2 T.7

Beethoven: Sonata in F, Op.24 - "Spring" (3rd mvt - Scherzo)
Gidon Kremer (violin)/Martha Argerich (piano)
DG 419 787-2 T.6

Mozart: Trio in E flat, K.498 - "Kegelstatt" (1st mvt - Andante)
Nobuko Imai (viola)/Janet Hilton (clarinet)/Roger Vignoles (piano)
Chandos CHAN 8776 T.5

Poulenc: O Magnum Mysterium (from Quatre Motets pour le Temps de Noël)
Choir of Westminster Cathedral/James O'Donnell
Hyperion CDA 66664 T.6

Leighton: God's Grandeur
Schola Cantorum of Oxford/James Burton
Artist's special recording T.1

Victoria: Ascendens Christus
Choir of Queen's College, Oxford/Owen Rees
Guild GMCD 7276 T.2

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