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Zeb Soanes

Zeb Soanes chooses works linked to the sea, by Britten, Wagner, Zemlinsky, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Elgar and Sibelius. With the Nash Ensemble, Berlin Philharmonic and Kathleen Ferrier.

A personal view of classical music from a range of presenters continues with a diverse selection of music by Radio 4 presenter Zeb Soanes, who chooses works related to the sea. The programme includes works by Britten, Wagner, Zemlinsky, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Elgar and Sibelius, and features performances by The Nash Ensemble, the Berlin Philharmonic and Kathleen Ferrier.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 26 May 2012 15:00

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] Op.33a [concert version] - No.1: Dawn

    Conductor: Vernon Handley Performer: Ulster Orchestra

    • Chandos CHAN 10426.
  • Edward Elgar

    Fringes of the fleet for 4 baritones and orchestra [text by Kipling]- Lowestoft boat

    Conductor: Tom HIGGINS Performer: Duncan ROCK - Baritone Performer: Laurence MEIKLE - Baritone Performer: Nicholas LESTER - Baritone Performer: Roderick WILLIAMS - Baritone Performer: Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra

    • SOMM SOMMCD-243.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    3 Shanties Op.4 for wind quintet

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    • Hyperion CDA 66173.
  • Trad.

    Blow the wind southerly [Northumbria]

    Performer: Kathleen FERRIER - Contralto

    • DECCA 417-192-2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt Op.112 for chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: John Eliot GARDINER Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: Orchestre Revolutionnaire Et Romantique

    • Deutsche Grammophon DG 453 798-2.
  • Grace Williams

    Sea sketches for string orchestra - No.5: Calm sea in summer

    Conductor: David ATHERTON Performer: English Chamber Orchestra

    • Lyrita SRCD 323.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer - 3 symphonic sketches for orchestra - No.3: Dialogue du vent et de la mer

    Conductor: Herbert von KARAJAN Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Deutsche Grammophon 447 426-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in E flat major RV.253, Op.8`5 (La Tempesta di mare) for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Andrew MANZE - Violin Performer: Academy Of Ancient Music

    • Harmonia Mundi HMX 2907230.
  • Ethel SMYTH

    The Wreckers - opera - Overture

    Conductor: Odaline de LA MARTINEZ Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Conifer CDC 51250-2.
  • Richard Wagner - Der Fliegende Hollander - opera in 3 acts - Overture

    Conductor: Seiji OZAWA Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Sheherazade - symphonic suite Op.35 - The Sea and Sinbad's Ship

    Conductor: Leonard BERNSTEIN Performer: New York Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Sony SMK 47605.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Oceanides Op.73

    Conductor: Neeme JARVI Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • DG 447760-2.
  • Alexander von Zemlinsky

    Die Seejungfrau (The Little mermaid) - fantasy after Andersen [c.1903] - 3rd movement

    Conductor: Thomas DAUSGAARD Performer: Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

    • Chandos CHAN 9601.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Sea - suite H.100 for orchestra - No.3: Moonlight (Adagio ma non troppo)

    Conductor: Charles GROVES Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI CDM5 66855-2.