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Prunella Scales

Sunday 8 January 2006 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Michael Berkeley's guest is the actor Prunella Scales, star of innumerable plays, films and TV productions, from her masterly portrayal of Basil Fawlty's long-suffering wife Sybil, to HM the Queen in Alan Bennett's play A Question of Attribution.

Her musical choices include works by Wilbye, Handel, Schubert, Berlioz and Wagner.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

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

Wilbye: Adieu sweet Amarillis
The Consort of Musicke/Anthony Rooley
Decca 458 093-2 Disc 1 T.24

Wagner arr. Wright: Prelude to Lohengrin, Act III
Brighouse and Rastrick Band & Sellers Engineering Band
Polyphonic QPRZ 016D T.3

Schubert: Wohin? (from Die Schöne Müllerin, D.795)
Ian Partridge (tenor)/Jennifer Partridge (piano)
CFP CDCFP 4672 T.2

J.J. Johnson & Leo Parker: Wee Dot
Lou Donaldson (sax)/Clifford Brown (trumpet)/Horace Silver (piano)/Doug Watkins (bass)
Art Blakey (drums)
Blue Note CDP 7971902 Disc 1 T.3

Stanford: Beati quorum via
Southwark Cathedral Choir/Harry Bramma
Alpha ACA 542 S.2 B.6

Handel: Dopo notte (from Ariodante, Act III, Scene 9)
Janet Baker (Ariodante)/ECO/Raymond Leppard
Philips 442 096-2 Disc 3 T.14

Dvorák: Sonatina in G, Op.100 (1st mvt - Allegro risoluto)
Anthony Marwood (violin)/Susan Tomes (piano)
Hyperion CDA 66934 T.1

Oscar Straus: Je ne suis pas ce que l'on pense (from Les Trois Valses)
Yvonne Printemps/Pierre Fresnay/Orchestra/Marcel Cariven
EMI CMS 5654942 Disc 1 T.6

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture, Op.9 (conclusion)
LPO/Sir Thomas Beecham
EMI CDM 7640322 T.7 (exc.)




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