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The Country House

The big-screen version of Downton Abbey is released this week so the setting for today’s theme is the stately pile or country retreat - the des res much beloved by film-makers.

The big-screen version of Downton Abbey is released this week so the setting for today’s theme is the stately pile or country retreat - the des res much beloved by film makers. Featured music comes from 'The Duchess', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Mansfield Park', 'The Shooting Party', 'The Remains of the Day', 'The Ruling Class', 'Skyfall', 'Rebecca', and 'Gosford Park. The Classic Score of the Week is Richard Addison's award winning music for the 1972 'Sleuth'.

Matthew's guest is 'Downton Abbey' composer John Lunn.

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Sat 14 Sep 2019 15:00

Music Played

  • Michael Nyman

    THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT (1982): Chasing Sheep is Best Left To Shepherds

    Performer: Michael Nyman Band. Ensemble: Michael Nyman Band.
    • The Draughtsman's Contract.
    • CHARISMA.
    • 1.
  • Rachel Portman

    The Duchess (2008): End Titles

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Snell.
    • The Duchess Soundtrack.
    • Lakeshore.
    • 18.
  • Dario Marianelli

    Pride and Prejudice (2005): The Living Sculptures of Pemberley

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Conductor: Benjamin Wallfisch. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Pride & Prejudice (Music From The Motion Picture).
    • UCJ Music.
    • 3.
  • Lesley Barber

    Mansfield Park - Fireworks

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Nick Ingman.
    • Mansfield Park (Music From The Miramax Motion Picture).
    • RCA Victor.
    • 1.
  • Noël Coward

    The Stately Homes of England

    Performer: Carroll Gibbons. Singer: Noël Coward. Orchestra: His Majesty's Theatre Orchestra. Conductor: Francis M. Collinson.
    • Mad About The Boy: The Complete Recordings Vol. 3 1932-1943.
    • Naxos Nostalgia.
    • 5.
  • John Scott

    The Shooting Party (1985): Main Title

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • The Shooting Party (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • JOS Records.
    • 1.
  • Richard Robbins

    The Remains of the Day (1993): Darlington Hall

    Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Remains Of The Day (Original Soundtrack Recording).
    • Angel.
    • 1.
  • John Cameron

    The Ruling Class (1972): Theme

    Conductor: John Cameron. Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • The Ruling Class (Original Soundtrack).
    • AMC.
    • 1.
  • Thomas Newman

    Skyfall (2012): Tennyson, Enquiry

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Skyfall (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 20.
  • Franz Waxman

    Rebecca (1940): Manderley Ball

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Adriano.
    • Marco Polo Film Classics - Rebecca.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 1.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Gosford Park (2001): Inspector Thompson

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Jimmy Sherman.
    • Gosford Park - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • DECCA.
    • 12.
  • John Addison

    Sleuth (1972): Overture, Milo's Theme, Inspector Doppler, Epilogue

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Addison.
    • Sleuth - Original Soundtrack Recording.
    • CBS.
    • 1.
  • John Lunn

    Downton Abbey (2019): Pillar of the Establishment

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Downton Abbey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • John Lunn

    Downton Abbey (2019): One Hundred Years of Downton

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Downton Abbey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • John Morris

    Clue (1985): End Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Morris.
    • Clue The Movie - Music from the Paramount Motion Picture.
    • LA LA LAND.
    • 20.
  • Patrik Andrén

    Phoenix (2018): End Credits

    Composer: Johan Söderqvist. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.

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