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Private Passions - Ffion Hague

Michael Berkeley meets Ffion Hague, wife of Conservative MP William Hague. Her choices include Bryn Terfel singing a Welsh lullaby and Bruckner's motet Christus factus est.

Michael Berkeley meets Ffion Hague, wife of shadow foreign secretary William Hague, and who has published a highly-rated book on the women in former Prime Minister Lloyd George's life. A native Welsh-speaker, Ffion loves music, having played clarinet and cello as a teenager, and is an enthusiastic singer. Her musical choices include Bryn Terfel singing a Welsh lullaby, Bruckner's motet Christus factus est, Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine and concerto movements by Mozart and Bach.

PLAYLIST
Sig M Berkeley: The Wakeful Poet (from Music from Chaucer)
(Berkeley/OUP) 0’26
Beaux Arts Brass Quintet

Mozart : 2nd mvt from Clarinet Concerto K622 8’49
‘Great Recordings of the Century’ EMI Classics 0724356760127 - Track 6
Jack Brymer, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/ Sir Thomas Beecham 1958

Jerry Gray: A String of Pearls 3’17
Glenn Miller: A Memorial RCA Victor GMI Side 3 Band 4
Glenn Miller and his Orchestra
Gray/Warner Chappell Music Ltd

Trad: Suo-Gân 5’02
We’ll Keep a Welcome DG 4635932 – Track 7
Bryn Terfel, The Orchestra of Welsh National Opera/Gareth Jones

Bruckner: Christus factus est (Motet) 5’14
“Bruckner Motets” Hyperion CDA66062 – Track 11
Corydon Singers/Matthew Best

JS Bach: 1st mvt from Concerto for Two Violins 4’03
‘Violin Concertos’ NAXOS 8110965 – Track 7
Yehudi Menuhin/George Enescu, Paris Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Monteux

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine op 11 4’40
‘Requiem etc’ ERATO 0630178972 – Track 12
Chorale Philippe Caillard/
Orchestra National de L’Opéra de Monte-Carlo/Louis Frémaux

Arlen/Harburg: Over the Rainbow 4’59
BLIX STREET HIT16 - Track 1
Eva Cassidy
Arlen/Harburg/EMI Music

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Sun 1 Mar 2009 12:00

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