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Joanna Lumley

Sunday 14 May 2006 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Actress Joanna Lumley reveals her private musical passions to Michael Berkeley, including the great quartet from Beethoven's opera Fidelio, a Rossini overture, an unusual choral waltz by Josef Strauss and a song by Otis Redding.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist 14 May

1: Sphärenklange, waltz Op 235 (Music of the spheres) by Josef Strauss
Vienna Boys Choir /Friedrich Brenn
CD/Record number:Philips NBR 6007

2: Mir ist so wunderbar (Quartet from Act 1, scene 4 of Fidelio) by Beethoven
Gwyneth Jones (Leonore), Edith Mathis (Marzelline), Peter Schreier (Jacquino), Franz Crass (Rocco) Dresden Staatskapelle/Karl Böhm
CD/Record number:DG 2720-009

3: I've been loving you too long (from the album Otis Blue) by Otis Redding
Otis Redding
CD/Record number:TELSTAR TTVCD 3186/A&B

4: Berceuse Op.57 by Chopin
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
CD/Record number:RCA 74321 34175-2

5: Overture to Semiramide by Rossini
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam/Eduard Van Beinum
CD/Record number:DECCA 473 110-2

6: Business Women (from album Banana Blush) by Jim Parker
with John Betjeman reading his own poem
CD/Record number:VIRGIN VCCCD 19

7: Aria from Salammbo (from the score for Citizen Kane) by Bernard Herrmann
Kiri Te Kanawa, National Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Gerhardt
CD/Record number:RCA GD80707




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