Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

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2/2. An Englishman in New York: Russell Davies introduces a seventieth birthday celebration for Richard Rodney Bennett, looking at the diversity of his musical output.

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Russell Davies introduces a 70th birthday celebration for Richard Rodney Bennett, looking at the diversity of his musical output.

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3/5. Donald Macleod talks to Sir Richard about songs, singing and sympathy for today's young composers.

Elegy for Caroline Lamb for viola and Orchestra (based on theme from the film Lady Caroline Lamb)

Philip Dukes (viola)

BBC Philharmonic

Rumon Gamba (conductor)

A Garland for Marjory Fleming - 5 songs for soprano and piano

Sarah Leonard (soprano)

Malcolm Martineau (piano)

Sea Change for chorus

BBC Singers

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

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Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

4/5. Donald Macleod discovers the precocious beginnings of Sir Richard's career.

A Contemplation upon Flowers for chorus

BBC Singers

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

Partita for orchestra

BBC Concert Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

Noctuary (Variations on a theme of Scott Joplin) for piano

John McCabe (piano).

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Donald Macleod talks to Sir Richard at his home in New York, about his life and long career as a composer and performer.

Gormenghast

Andrew Johnson (treble)

BBC Philharmonic

John Harle (conductor)

A Good-night for chorus

BBC Singers

Stephen Cleobury (conductor/organ)

Murder on the Orient Express

Music from the film, arr Lindup

Rumon Gamba (conductor)

On Christmas Day for Chorus

Symphony No 3

Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra

James Depreist (conductor).

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Donald Macleod visits Sir Richard at his home in New York, to discuss, among other things, his love of jazz and ballet, and his adopted home city.

Four-piece for 2 pianos

David Nettle, Richard Markham (piano)

Five Impromptus for guitar

Craig Ogden (guitar)

Isadora

BBC Concert Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth (conductor).

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Donald Macleod discovers the precocious beginnings of Sir Richard's career.

A Contemplation upon Flowers for chorus

BBC Singers

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

Partita for orchestra

BBC Concert Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

Noctuary (Variations on a theme of Scott Joplin) for piano

John McCabe (piano).

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Donald Macleod talks to Sir Richard at his home in New York about his long career as a composer for film music.

Far from the Madding Crowd - music for film

BBC Philharmonic

Rumon Gamba (conductor)

Missa Brevis (1990)

BBC Singers

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

Concerto for trumpet and wind orchestra

Martin Winter (cornet)

RNCM Wind Orchestra

Timothy Reynish (conductor).