Private Passions, / BBC Radio3 / Sunday 16th September
Michael Berkeley’s guest is the best-selling novelist, playwright and screenwriter Fay Weldon.She is a great fan of Handel’s music, and has chosen two Handel extracts, All we like sheep have gone astray from Messiah, and Angels ever bright and fair from Theodora, sung by Isobel Baillie. There’s also an extract from a Bach cantata; the opening of Act III of Wagner’s Siegfried, an extract from Prokofiev’s Suite from his film music to Lieutenant Kije; a short song by Charles Ives, and a song by Fay Weldon’s husband, Nick Fox, called In the Name of the Mother which ends the programme.
Private Passions / BBC Radio3 / Sunday 16th September /
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Music played: timings are shown from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
00:07 – George Frideric Handel: All we like sheep (Messiah)
00:14 – Richard Wagner: Siegfried (Act 3, opening)
00:24 – Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev: The Burial of Kije (Lieutenant Kije)
00:35 – George Frideric Handel Angels ever bright and fair (Theodora)
00:41 – Johann Sebastian Bach: O du von Gott erhohte Kreatur (Cantata No.121)
00:49 – Charles Ives: The Cage
00:51 – Nick Fox: In the Name of the Mother
In the Name of the Mother by Nick Fox :