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Rowan Williams

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, talks to Michael Berkeley about his musical enthusiasms, which include works by Bach, Dowland and William Byrd as well as Mozart, Britten and Schumann.

First broadcast in June 2008.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 24 Mar 2013 12:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nieder (St Matthew Passion)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor for oboe and violin, BWV.1060

  • John Dowland

    Lachrimae Pavan

  • William Byrd

    Christ rising again from the dead

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote (Act 1, finale)

  • Benjamin Britten - O all ye works of the Lord (The Burning Fiery Furnace)

  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54 (2nd mvt: Intermezzo - excerpt)

  • Traditional Welsh

    Y Deryn pur (The Pure bird)

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