The concert was given in Cadogan Hall, London, earlier this year, and features music that has a special connection with Carpenter, including an excerpt from the children's musical based on his popular Mr Majeika books, and some of his own arrangements made for his dance band, Vile Bodies.
Francis Chagrin, arr Philip Lane: The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold: Cornish Dances
Humphrey Carpenter and Anthony Royse: Mr Majeika the musical (excerpt)
Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto
Music of Vile Bodies
Duke Ellington: The Mooch
Sherwin and Strachey: A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Irving Berlin: Putting on the Ritz
Leroy Anderson: The Waltzing Cat
Britten: Night Mail 'End Sequence' - narrator Russell Davies
Charles Williams: Rhythm on Rails
Vivian Ellis, arr.
Cecil Milner: Coronation Scot
New London Children's Choir
Graham Sibley (tuba)
Pooky Quesnel (singer)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Ronald Corp (conductor).