9 Nov 2014

Music For Life - Programme 2

From Music for Life, 10:00 am on 9 November 2014
The Isle of Staffa, with its Fingal's Cave to the right - inspiration for Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture.

The Isle of Staffa, with its Fingal's Cave to the right - inspiration for Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture. Photo: Marshall Walker

Marshall Walker talks to Tim Dodd about the music he loves. In this second programme, Walker talks about music to make you happy, his experiences in South Africa, Robert Burns and Scottish music.

The pieces of music (some quite long) have been edited out of this online version of the programme. Here are the details of what was played:

Sibelius: Rakastava (Bis CD 1265)

Respighi: Bergamasca, from Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No 2 (Mercury 416 496)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol (Decca 466 378)

Masarurwa: Skokiaan – African Jazz Pioneers (Gallo CDREDD 623)

Sontonga: Nkosi Sikhelel’ iAfrica – Soweto String Quartet (BMG CD BSP 2031)

Paul Simon: Crazy Love Vol 2, from Graceland (Warner 925447)

Gilbert et al: Peanut Vendor – Stan Kenton (Hindsight HCD 407)

McCunn: The Land of the Mountain and the Flood (Chandos CHAN 8379)

Trad arr Jacobson: Ca’ the yowes – Kathleen Ferrier (Decca 417 192)

Trad arr Quilter: Ye banks and braes o’ bonnie Doon – Kathleen Ferrier (Ibid)

Burns arr Gaughan: Now Westlin’ Winds – Dick Gaughanm (Green Linnet GLCD 3062)

Bantock: Celtic Symphony (Hyperion CDA 66450)

Mark Knopfler: Going Home, from Local Hero (Vertigo 811 038)