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Donald Macleod focuses on Rubbra's final years. With Veni Creator Spiritus; Symphony No 9 (excerpts); String Quartet No 4; Symphony No 11.

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 final years.

Veni Creator Spiritus Op 130
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus
City of London Sinfonia
Richard Hickox, Conductor

Symphony No 9 (Sinfonia Sacra) Op 140 (Final Part: 'And Jesus Led Them'; 'Viri Galilaei')
Lynne Dawson, Soprano
Della Jones, Contralto
Stephen Roberts, Baritone
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Richard Hickox, Conductor

String Quartet No 4 Op 150
Maggini Quartet

Symphony No 11 Op 153
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox, Conductor.

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Fri 23 Sep 2016 12:00

Music Played

  • Edmund Rubbra

    Veni, creator spiritus - motet Op.130

    Choir: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : chan-9847.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 11.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Symphony no. 9 Op.140 (Sinfonia Sacra) - And Jesus Led Them'; 'Viri Galilaei'

    Singer: Lynne Dawson. Singer: Della Jones. Singer: Stephen Roberts. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9944.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    String Quartet No. 4 Op.150

    Ensemble: Maggini Quartet.
    • Naxos: 8.572555.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Edmund Rubbra

    Symphony no. 11 Op.153

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9401.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 9.

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