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Julian Bream at the BBC

Episode 3 of 3

Performances by British classical guitarist Julian Bream, including Malcolm Arnold's Guitar Concerto, duets with John Williams, hot jazz, classical transcriptions and lute music.

Petroc Trelawney presents the last in his series exploring the great classical stars through the BBC film archive. He spotlights the legendary British guitarist Julian Bream. Now 80 years old, Bream's life and music were richly documented through regular appearances on television from the 1960s to the 1980s. Performances include Malcolm Arnold's Guitar Concerto conducted by the composer, duets with John Williams, hot jazz, classical transcriptions and lute music performed with Bream's own Early Music Consort.

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Fri 24 Jan 2014 20:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Prelude 4

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Little Prelude

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Viper's Dream

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Vincent Youmans

    Tea for Two

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
  • Quintette du Hot Club de France

    Honeysuckle Rose

  • Julian Bream

    Kemp's Jig

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Sonata in G minor

    Performer: Julian Bream. Performer: George Malcolm.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Guitar Concerto

    Performer: Julian Bream. Conductor: Malcolm Arnold. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
  • John Dowland

    Earl of Essex's Galliard

    Performer: Julian Bream Consort.
  • John Dowland

    Tarlton's Resurrection

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Bajo La Palmera

    Performer: Julian Bream. Performer: John Williams.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Chronos No.1

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Study in A major

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Hans Werner Henze

    Oberon

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Nuages

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • William Byrd

    Oxenford's Mask

    Performer: Julian Bream Consort.
  • Richard Alison

    Goe from my Window

    Performer: Julian Bream Consort. Composer: Richard Alison. Composer: Richard Alison.
  • Thomas Morley

    Joyne Hands

    Performer: Julian Bream Consort.
  • John Dowland

    My Lord Willougby's Welcome Home

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Spanish Dance

    Performer: Julian Bream. Composer: Manuel de Falla. Performer: John Williams.
  • Claude Debussy

    Children's Corner

    Performer: Julian Bream. Performer: John Williams.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Guitar Concerto

    Performer: Julian Bream. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Prelude 3

    Performer: Julian Bream.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Petroc Trelawny
Producer Andy King-Dabbs
Director Andy King-Dabbs
Executive Producer Francesca Kemp

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