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Inner Calm, Outer Turmoil

Donald Macleod focuses on a turbulent period in Rubbra's personal life. With Missa a 3, Op 98; Symphony No 7 (2nd mvt); Violin Concerto (1st mvt); Variations on the Shining River.

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 a turbulent period in his personal life.

Missa a 3 Op 98
Voces Sacrae
Judy Martin, Director

Symphony No 7 Op 88 (2nd mvt)
Richard Hickox, Conductor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Op 103 (1st mvt)
Tasmin Little, Violin
Vernon Handley, Conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Variations on 'The Shining River' Op 101
The Williams Fairey Band
James Gourlay, Director

The Jade Mountain Op 116 (II, IV, V)
Tracey Chadwell, Soprano
Danielle Perrett, Harp.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Edmund Rubbra

    Missa a 3 Op.98

    Choir: Voces Sacrae. Conductor: Judy Martin.
    • ASV: CD DAC 1093.
    • ASV.
    • 10.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Symphony no. 7 in C major Op.88 - 2nd movement; Vivace e leggiero

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9634.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 6.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Violin Concerto Op.103 - 1st movement; Allegro

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • CONIFER : CDCF-225.
    • CONIFER.
    • 1.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Variations on 'The shining river' Op.101

    Ensemble: Williams Fairey Band. Conductor: James Gourlay.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-4547.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 3.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    The Jade mountain Op.116 extracts

    Performer: Danielle Perrett. Singer: Tracey Chadwell.
    • ASV : CD DCA-1036.
    • ASV.
    • 11.

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