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Man Overboard, Brabant Ensemble, Tom Poster

Suzy Klein and Sean Rafferty with music from jazz band Man Overboard, choral music from the Brabant Ensemble and pianist Tom Poster. Plus Will Gompertz's Christmas Card: Eric Gill.

In Tune celebrates Christmas live from the BBC Radio Theatre. Joining Suzy Klein and Sean Rafferty are young pianist Tom Poster, jazz swing band Man Overboard led by violinist Thomas Gould, early music group The Brabant Ensemble and Stephen Rice performing sacred music of Divine Incarnation, plus Jeremy Paxman looks forward to his new 1914 series with a set of seasonal readings.

BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz concludes his series of special In Tune Christmas Cards which have been looking throughout the week at 5 iconic pieces of Christmas art. Today he celebrates sculptor Eric Gill's movingly simple 'Madonna and Child'.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Cipriano de Rore

    Illuxit nunc sacra dies

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: The Brabant Ensemble.
  • Sammy Stept

    Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

    Composer: Sidney Clare. Performer: Man Overboard.
  • Franz Liszt

    (Schumann) Widmung S.566, transc. for piano

    Performer: Tom Poster.
  • George Gershwin

    Someone To Watch Over Me

    Composer: Ira Gershwin. Performer: Tom Poster.
  • Cipriano de Rore

    Missa Doulce memoire for 5 voices

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: Brabant Ensemble.
  • J.C. Johnson

    Travelin' All Alone

    Performer: Man Overboard.
  • Gerald Marks

    All of Me

    Composer: Seymour Simons. Performer: Man Overboard.
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    • PHONTCD-7641.
  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 for piano

    Performer: Tom Poster.
  • Jacobus Clemens non Papa

    O Magnum mysterium

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: Brabant Ensemble.
  • Antoine Brumel

    Nato canunt omnia - Christmas motet for 5 voices

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: Brabant Ensemble.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hark! The herald angels sing

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: Tom Poster. Performer: Brabant Ensemble. Performer: Man Overboard.
  • Spencer Williams

    I've found a new baby

    Performer: Man Overboard.

Eric Gill - Christmas Card: Madonna & Child (1922)

Eric Gill - Christmas Card: Madonna & Child (1922)
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