Season 3, Ep. 3
Helped by a glass of whisky, Robert and Eamonn reflect on their parents' love of music and how that affected them. Music by Flanders & Swann, S.S.Wesley, Victoria, Victoria (de los Angeles) and Byrd.
A morning in York
Season 4, Ep. 1
In the space of a single morning but several coffees in York, Robert meets Roderick Williams the night after he premieres a new version of Dichterliebe in English, T.J.Callahan to find out what Shape Note singing is, and asks singing teacher Susan Young what three things she thinks choral conductors would benefit from knowing.TRACKLISTING -Schubert - 'A stormy morning'Roderick Williams & Christopher GlynnSchubert - 'The Linden Tree'Roderick Williams & Christopher Glynn'Schenectady'The Tudor ChoirConductor - Doug FullingtonHandel - 'Praise The Lord' (Solomon)Gabrieli Consort & PlayersConductor - Paul McCreesh
Phew - made it....
Season 3, Ep. 7
Robert and Eamonn just about made it through the autumn - even a brief encounter in Dublin - and chat through recent times, looking forward to 2023. After lockdowns and the post-crisis desperation for work, has anything changed? Music by Kim Porter, Thea Musgrave, Judith Weir, H.Diack Johnstone, Monteverdi and some 16th century pluckers. Performances by Chamber Choir Ireland, National Youth Choir of Scotland, Bath Camerata, New College, Oxford, I Fagiolini (and José Feliciano).
Season 3, Ep. 6
In a little square somewhere in southern Spain, Robert and Nicholas Mulroy enjoy Spanish music and Spanish food, remember good teachers, think about Leonardo da Vinci - and some interesting words (incl. Marmalade and Guadalquivir). Warning: INCLUDES CASTANETS.TRACK LIST:Anon: Tres morillas - Aliki KagialoglouAnon: Su, su, su, su - CantoríaJosquin: Agnus Dei III from Missa L’homme armé sexti toni (extract) - I FagioliniVictoria: Alma Redemptoris mater - ChanticleerVictoria: Iudas mercator pessimus (extract) - Westminster Cathedral ChoirDa Flecha: La Bomba (extract) - I FagioliniIribarren: Xácara de Navidad - I Fagiolini & Brecon BaroqueJ.S.Bach: Nun komm der Heiden heiland (1st movt) - I Fagiolini & Brecon Baroque