The Last Post: what is it, what does it mean to an old soldier, to civilians and to musicians hearing and performing it these days? Shelley Wilkinson is joined by Peter Sledmere and Trevor Bremner plus Janice Marriott, Winsdor Jones, Pat McKenzie, Keith Hall, Leonie Holmes and Warwick Burke.
This programme is also made with assistance from the National Library of New Zealand and especially Alexander Turnbill Library.
STRAUSS: Introduction (Sunrise), from Also sprach Zarathustra Op 30 - LSO/Tilson Thomas (Sony MLK 66 702),
MOZART: Theme, from Ah, vous dirai-je Maman KV265 - Ronald Brautigam (fpno) (BIS CD 894),
Bugle call: Last Post - Unidentified bugler,
Last Post - Unidentified guitarist (iTunes),
SCULTHORPE: Small Town, from The Fifth Continent - Sydney SO/Challender (ABC 426481),
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Movt 2, from Symphony No 3, Pastoral - LSO/Thomsom (Chandos CHAN 8594)