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Donald Macleod focuses on Rubbra's early years as a composer. With Dormi Jesu, Op 3; A Hymn to the Virgin, Op 13 No 2; Sonatina, Op 19; Symphony No 1, Op 44 (1st mvt).

Donald Macleod is joined by Rubbra's sons Benedict and Adrian, who discuss their father and his music. A modest man with a complex personal life and deeply held faith, today they look at his early years as a composer.

Dormi Jesu, Op 3
St. Margaret?s Westminster Singers
Richard Hickox, Conductor

A Hymn to the Virgin, Op 13 No 2
Tracey Chadwell, Soprano
Danielle Perrett, Harp

Sonatina, Op 19
Michael Dussek, Piano

Sonata No 2, Op 31 for Violin and Piano
Krysia Osostowicz, Violin
Michael Dussek, Piano

Symphony No 1, Op 44 (1st mvt)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox, Conductor.

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Mon 19 Sep 2016 18:30

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Music Played

  • Edmund Rubbra

    Dormi, Jesu - lullaby Op.3

    Choir: St Margaret's Westminster Singers. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos: CHAN10423.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    A Hymn to the virgin

    Performer: Danielle Perrett. Singer: Tracey Chadwell.
    • DERVORGUILLA : DRVCD-000.
    • DERVORGUILLA.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Sonatina Op.19

    Performer: Michael Dussek.
    • Dutton: CDLX 7112.
    • Dutton.
    • 2.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Sonata no. 2 Op.31

    Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Michael Dussek.
    • DUTTON : CDLX-7101.
    • DUTTON.
    • 8.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Symphony no. 1 Op.44

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9944.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.

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