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31/01/2011 Venezuelan Brass Ensemble, Tribute to John Barry and Margaret Price

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With a performance and conversation from members of the Venezuelan Brass Ensemble, plus tributes to composer John Barry and soprano Margaret Price.

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Live performance from the Venezuelan Brass Ensemble who are touring the UK. Sean talks to director Joe Fredericks and cast members Rupert Young and Siobhan McCarthy, who are appearing in a new production of Stephen Sondheim's Company. In Tune also pays tribute to the composer John Barry and soprano Margaret Price, who passed away at the weekend.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Mambo from West Side Story

    Performer: Venezuelan Brass Ensemble Performer: Thomas Clamor (conductor)

    • EMI 0946 3 72986 2 6.
  • John Tavener

    Towards Silence – For Four String Quartets and large tibetan bowl

    Performer: Medici Quartet Performer: Finzi Quartet Performer: Cavaleri Quartet Performer: Fifth Quartet

    • Signum SIGCD221.
  • Johann Strauss I

    Radetzky-Marsch (Op.228)

    Performer: The Johann Strauss Orchestra Performer: Andre Rieu (conductor)

    • Decca 532 3879.
  • LIVE

    • William Christopher Handy

      Beale Street Blues

      Performer: Toccata and Fugue in D minor Performer: David Perez (Trumpet) Performer: Werlink Casanova (Trumpet) Performer: Alejandro Diaz (Trombone) Performer: Leonardo Melgarejo (Horn) Performer: Alexia Urbina (Tuba)

    • Traditional Peruvian

      Vals Peruano

      Performer: David Perez (Trumpet) Performer: Werlink Casanova (Trumpet) Performer: Alejandro Diaz (Trombone) Performer: Leonardo Melgarejo (Horn) Performer: Alexia Urbina (Tuba)

    • Enrique Crespo

      American Suite: Son de Mexico

      Performer: David Perez (Trumpet) Performer: Werlink Casanova (Trumpet) Performer: Alejandro Diaz (Trombone) Performer: Leonardo Melgarejo (Horn) Performer: Alexia Urbina (Tuba)

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Otello: Willow Song

    Performer: Margaret Price (Desdemona) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Georg Solti (conductor)

    • Decca 460 756-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    An die Sonne D. 270

    Performer: Margaret Price (soprano) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • Hyperion CDJ33015.
  • Franz Schubert

    Octet D. 803 (Allegro vivace)

    Performer: The Fibonacci Sequence

    • Deux-Elles DXL 1145.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite of Spring, Part 1; Ritual of the rival tribes - Dance of the Earth

    Performer: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Performer: Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 8775.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Salve Regina

    Performer: Tenebrae Performer: Nigel Short (director)

    • Signum SIGCD197.
  • LIVE

    • Stephen Sondheim

      Marry me a little from Company

      Performer: Rupert Young (Bobby) Performer: Oli Jackson (piano)

    • Stephen Sondheim

      Ladies who lunch from Company

      Performer: Siobhan McCarthy (Joanne) Performer: Oli Jackson (piano)

    • Stephen Sondheim

      Drive a person crazy from Company

      Performer: Katy Brayben (April) Performer: Michelle Bishop (Marta) Performer: Poppy Roe (Kathy) Performer: Oli Jackson (piano)

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Scherzo from Piano Quintet Op. 81

    Performer: Tokyo String Quartet Performer: Hiroko Nakamura (piano)

    • CDS MK 44920.
  • John Barry

    You Only Live Twice

    Performer: John Barry

    • Columbia 488 582 9.
  • John Barry

    The Beyondness of Things

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: John barry (conductor)

    • London 460 009-2.
  • Sammycahn / Nicholas Brodszky

    'Be my love' from The Toast of New Orleans

    Performer: Mario Lanza (tenor) Performer: The Jeff Alexander Choir Performer: The RCA Victor Orchestra Performer: Ray Sinatra (conductor)

    • THERB206.

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