Comparing Notes With Brian Kay

Episodes

TitleFirst
Broadcast
Comments
19970527

Brian Kay talks to Cleo Laine and John Dankworth about the Wavendon Music Festival.

19970527

Brian Kay talks to Cleo Laine and John Dankworth about the Wavendon Music Festival.

19970603

Brian Kay talks to author John Suchet and pianist John Lill about various aspects of Beethoven.

19970610

Brian Kay talks to Sheila Colvin and Alan Britten about fifty years of the Aldeburgh Festival.

19971006

Brian Kay talks to Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, whose meteoric rise to international stardom has embraced the world of opera, concert-hall appearances and success in lieder and songs on disc.

19971013

Brian Kay investigates the workings and repertoire of pianolas and player pianos with Rex Lawson and Denis Hall.

19971020

Brian Kay talks about running a major concert venue with Vicky Gregory of MANCHESTER's Bridgewater Hall and Graham SHEFFIELD of LONDON's Barbican Centre.

19971027

Brian Kay considers the current state of ballet in Britain with composer Brian Elias and conductor Barry Wordsworth.

19971103
19971103

Brian Kay talks to author John Suchet and pianist John Lill about various aspects of Beethoven.

19971110

In the last of the series, Brian Kay considers aspects of the life and music of Sir Edward Elgar, with the composer's godson Wulstan Atkins.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960402]

Brian Kay looks at the current scene in choir schools with Martin Neary from Westminster Abbey and Richard Seal from Salisbury Cathedral. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960402]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Martin Neary

Unknown: Richard Seal

Unknown: Salisbury Cathedral.

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960406]

Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960409]

Brian Kay looks at the world of British light music with composers

Ernest Tomlinson and Alan Owen , who have specialised in the field for most of their working lives.

Producer Ray Abbott. Rptd Sat 11.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960409]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Ernest Tomlinson

Unknown: Alan Owen

Producer: Ray Abbott.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960413]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960416]

Brian Kay looks at the current scene in British music colleges with Dr Janet Ritterman , director of the Royal College of Music, and George Caird , principal of the Birmingham Conservatoire. Producer RayAbbott. Rptd Sat 11.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960416]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Dr Janet Ritterman

Unknown: George Caird

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960420]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960423]

Brian Kay considers the art of the musical arranger with two exponents - Daryl Runswick and Gordon Langford. Producer Andrew Mussett. Rptd Sat 11.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960423]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Daryl Runswick

Unknown: Gordon Langford.

Producer: Andrew Mussett.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960427]

Brian Kay considers the art of the musical arranger with Daryl Runswick and Gordon Langford. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960427]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Daryl Runswick

Unknown: Gordon Langford.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960430]

Brian Kay discusses the history, present state and future of British military bands.

Producer Andrew Mussett. Rptd Sat 11.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960430]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Producer: Andrew Mussett.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960504]

Brian Kay discusses military bands with the RAF and Army principal directors. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960504]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960507]

Brian Kay looks at the life and works of Tchaikovsky with biographers David Brown and Anthony Holden. Producer Ray Abbott

Repeated Saturday at 11.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960507]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: David Brown

Unknown: Anthony Holden.

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960511]

Brian Kay looks at Tchaikovsky's life. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960511]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960514]

A conversation with Russian-born soprano Kyra Vayne is illustrated with excerpts from her recordings from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Producer Ray Abbott

Repeated Saturday at 11.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960514]

Soprano: Kyra Vayne

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960518]

With Russian-bom soprano Kyra Vayne. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960518]

Soprano: Kyra Vayne.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960521]

Brian Kay talks to two of Britain's leading cellists, Stephen Isserlis and Julian Lloyd Webber , both of whom take particular interest in expanding the repertoire of their instrument. Producer Ray Abbott

Repeated Saturday at 11.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960521]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Stephen Isserlis

Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960525]

In the last of the series, Brian Kay talks to two leading cellists. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960525]

Talks: Brian Kay

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961001]

Brian Kay talks to the tenor

Ian Partridge and his sister, the pianist

Jennifer Partridge. With excerpts from recordings the duo have made. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961001]

Talks: Brian Kay

Tenor: Ian Partridge

Pianist: Jennifer Partridge.

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961008]

Brian Kay talks to clarinettist Emma Johnson and pianist Stephen Hough. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961008]

Talks: Brian Kay

Clarinettist: Emma Johnson

Pianist: Stephen Hough.

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961015]

Brian Kay and Peter Kemp consider the music and lifestyles of the Strauss family. The most famous of them,

Johann 11 the "waltz king" - remains the most successful and popular composer of 19th-century light music. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961015]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Peter Kemp

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961022]

Former prime minister Sir Edward Heath , who celebrated his 80th birthday earlier this year, reminisces with Brian Kay about his career as a conductor, with illustrations from recordings with the European Youth Orchestra, the Black Dyke Mills Band and the London Symphony Orchestra. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961022]

Unknown: Sir Edward Heath

Unknown: Brian Kay

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961029]

Brian Kay talks to two people who train young singers; Susan Digby from the Voices Foundation and Ralph Allwood , who's in charge of music at Eton College.

Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961029]

Talks: Brian Kay

Singers: Susan Digby

Singers: Ralph Allwood

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961105]

Brian Kay , in conversation with composers and arrangers

George Martin and Ron Goodwin , considers music defined as "easy listening". Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961105]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: George Martin

Unknown: Ron Goodwin

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961112]

Brian Kay visits Handel's London

House in company with Dr Julie Anne Sadie and Trevor Pinnock.

Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961112]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Dr Julie Anne

Unknown: Trevor Pinnock.

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961119]

In the last of the present series, Brian Kay talks to Sarah Walker , CBE and Robert Vignoles about the relationship between the singer and accompanist. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961119]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Sarah Walker

Unknown: Robert Vignoles

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961230]

Brian Kay and Peter Kemp consider the music and lifestyles of the Strauss family.

Producer Ray Abbott Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961230]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970422]

In the first of an eight-part series, Brian Kay talks to Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel , whose meteoric rise to international success has embraced the worlds of opera, the concert hall, and recorded lieder and songs.

Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970422]

In the first of an eight-part series, Brian Kay talks to Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel , whose meteoric rise to international success has embraced the worlds of opera, the concert hall, and recorded lieder and songs.

Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970422]

Talks: Brian Kay

Bass-Baritone: Bryn Terfel

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970422]

Talks: Brian Kay

Bass-Baritone: Bryn Terfel

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970429]

Brian Kay investigates pianolas and player-pianos with Rex Lawson and Denis Hall.

Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970429]

Brian Kay investigates pianolas and player-pianos with Rex Lawson and Denis Hall.

Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970429]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Rex Lawson

Unknown: Denis Hall.

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970429]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Rex Lawson

Unknown: Denis Hall.

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970506]

Brian Kay talks to Vicky Gregory from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and Graham Sheffield from London's

Barbican Centre about running a major concert venue. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970506]

Brian Kay talks to Vicky Gregory from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and Graham Sheffield from London's

Barbican Centre about running a major concert venue. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970506]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Vicky Gregory

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970506]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Vicky Gregory

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970513]

Brian Kay considers the current state of ballet in Britain with composer Brian Elias and conductor Barry Wordsworth. Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970513]

Brian Kay considers the current state of ballet in Britain with composer Brian Elias and conductor Barry Wordsworth. Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970513]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Brian Elias

Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970513]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Brian Elias

Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970520]

Brian Kay considers aspects of the life and music of Edward Elgar with the composer's godson Wulstan Atkins. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970520]

Brian Kay considers aspects of the life and music of Edward Elgar with the composer's godson Wulstan Atkins. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970520]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Edward Elgar

Unknown: Wulstan Atkins.

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970520]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Edward Elgar

Unknown: Wulstan Atkins.

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970527]

Brian Kay talks to jazz musician John Dankworth and singer Cleo Laine about the Wavendon Music Festival in Buckinghamshire. Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970527]

Brian Kay talks to jazz musician John Dankworth and singer Cleo Laine about the Wavendon Music Festival in Buckinghamshire. Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970527]

Talks: Brian Kay

Musician: John Dankworth

Singer: Cleo Laine

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970527]

Talks: Brian Kay

Musician: John Dankworth

Singer: Cleo Laine

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970603]

Brian Kay talks to John Suchet and John Lill about Beethoven.

Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970603]

Brian Kay talks to John Suchet and John Lill about Beethoven.

Producer Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970603]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: John Suchet

Unknown: John Lill

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970603]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: John Suchet

Unknown: John Lill

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970610]

Brian Kay talks to Alan Britten and Sheila Colvin about 50 years of the Aldeburgh Festival. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970610]

Brian Kay talks to Alan Britten and Sheila Colvin about 50 years of the Aldeburgh Festival. Producer Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970610]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Alan Britten

Unknown: Sheila Colvin

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970610]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Alan Britten

Unknown: Sheila Colvin

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971006]

Brian Kay talks to Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel. Producer Ray Abbott Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971006]

Brian Kay talks to Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel. Producer Ray Abbott Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971006]

Talks: Brian Kay

Producer: Ray Abbott Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971006]

Talks: Brian Kay

Producer: Ray Abbott Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971013]

Brian Kay investigates the workings and repertoire of pianolas and player pianos with Rex Lawson and Denis Hall.

Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971013]

Brian Kay investigates the workings and repertoire of pianolas and player pianos with Rex Lawson and Denis Hall.

Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971013]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Rex Lawson

Unknown: Denis Hall.

Producer: Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971013]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Rex Lawson

Unknown: Denis Hall.

Producer: Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971020]

Brian Kay talks about running a major concert venue with Vicky Gregory of Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and Graham Sheffield of London's i Barbican Centre.

Producer Ray Abbott Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971020]

Brian Kay talks about running a major concert venue with Vicky Gregory of Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and Graham Sheffield of London's i Barbican Centre.

Producer Ray Abbott Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971020]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Vicky Gregory

Unknown: Graham Sheffield

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971020]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: Vicky Gregory

Unknown: Graham Sheffield

Producer: Ray Abbott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971027]

Brian Kay considers the current state of ballet in Britain with composer Brian Elias and conductor Barry Wordsworth. Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971027]

Brian Kay considers the current state of ballet in Britain with composer Brian Elias and conductor Barry Wordsworth. Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971027]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971103]

Brian Kay talks to author John Suchet and pianist John Lill about various aspects of Beethoven. Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971103]

Brian Kay talks to author John Suchet and pianist John Lill about various aspects of Beethoven. Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971103]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: John Suchet

Pianist: John Lill

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971103]

Talks: Brian Kay

Unknown: John Suchet

Pianist: John Lill

Producer: Andrew Mussett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971110]

In the last of the series, Brian Kay considers Sir Edward Elgar 's life. Producer Ray Abbot Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971110]

In the last of the series, Brian Kay considers Sir Edward Elgar 's life. Producer Ray Abbot Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971110]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Sir Edward Elgar

Producer: Ray Abbot Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971110]

Unknown: Brian Kay

Unknown: Sir Edward Elgar

Producer: Ray Abbot Repeat