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Episode 3

Donald Macleod and Brian Kay present light music pieces suggested by the theme Going Places, surveying ways that different composers have reacted to their surroundings.

Wednesday's programme presents a selection of light music gems suggested by the theme 'Going places', a whistlestop survey of the various ways that different composers have reacted to their surroundings in music - some as arrangers, many as writers of short fripperies and others who brought home from their travels a more substantial musical souvenir. Presented by Donald Macleod.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Jackie Brown

    Going Places

    Performer: Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra, Sidney Torch (conductor)

    • Guild 5151.
    • 2.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Scottish Dances

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Arnold (conductor)

    • Lyrita SRCD 201.
    • 15 to 18.
  • Albert Ketèlbey

    In A Persian Market

    Performer: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper (conductor)

    • Naxos 8570575-76.
  • Peter Hope

    Mexican Hat Dance

    Performer: Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland (conductor)

    • ASV WHL 2155.
    • 12.
  • Fred Hartley

    Adios Mexico

    Performer: Fred Hartley and his Orchestra

    • Guild CD 5151.
    • 16.
  • Vivien Ellis

    Alpine Pastures

    Performer: Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra, Sidney Torch (conductor)

    • Guild 5169.
    • 1.
  • Trevor Duncan

    The Girl From Corsica

    Performer: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Penny (conductor)

    • Marci Polo 8.223517.
    • 10.
  • Haydn Wood

    MONTMARTRE MARCH (from Paris Suite)

    Performer: Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra, Robert Farnon (conductor)

    • Vocalion CDLK 4274.
    • 1.
  • Montague Phillips

    Overture: HAMPTON COURT

    Performer: Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland (conductor)

    • ASV WLS 501.

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