The Vocal Scene with George Jellinek: 20th Century English Orchestral Songs

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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Cornwall, England Cornwall, England (Flickr/Philipc)

In this episode, which originally aired in 2001, George Jellinek explores a treasury of English orchestral songs composed in the 20th century.

Program:

Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures: “In Haven” and “Where Corals Lie”
Dame Janet Baker, London Symphony Orchestra, John Barbirolli

Charles Villiers Stanford: Songs of the Fleet: “The Little Admiral”
Benjamon Luxon, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Norman del Mar

George Butterworth: “Coming Up from Richmond”
Robert Tear, Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley

Ralph Vaughn Williams: On Wenlock Edge: “From Far, From Eve and Morning”
Robert Tear, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle

Ralph Vaughn Williams: Songs of Travel: “The Vagabond” , “Let Beauty Awake” and “Whither Must I Wander”
Thomas Allen, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle

Benjamin Britten: “O Waly Waly”
Ian Bostridge, Bamberger Symphony, Ingo Metzmacher

Benjamin Britten: Serenade for Tenor , Horn and Strings: Pastoral, Nocturne, Dirge and Sonnet
Ian Bostridge, Bamberger Symphony, Ingo Metzmacher

Benjamin Britten: The Trees They Grow So High
Benjamin Luxon, tenor; David Willison, piano

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