Donald Macleod begins his week-long exploration of the lives and works of two composers who were born a few months apart 100 years ago.
As he finds out, among their many common interests was a passion for cats and fish.
Alan Rawsthorne: The Naming of Cats (Excerpt from Practical Cats)
Robert Donat (speaker)
Alan Rawsthorne (conductor)
Alan Rawsthorne: The Creel
Peter Lawson and Alan MacLean
Constant Lambert: Romeo and Juliet (Excerpt)
State Orchestra of Victoria
John Lanchbery (conductor)
Constant Lambert: The Rio Grande
Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano)
Jack Gibbons (piano)
English Northern Philharmonia
Leeds Festival Chorus
David Lloyd Jones (conductor)
Alan Rawsthorne: Theme and Variations for Two Violins (1938)
Peter Sheppard Skærved and Christine Sohn.