Hubert Parry (1848-1918)

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201801Highnam Court20181008Marking the centenary of his death, Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry, beginning today by telling the story of Parry's early years, rooted at Highnam Court in Gloucestershire.

I was Glad
Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor
Conductor, Christopher Robinson
Roger Judd (organ)

Freundschaftslieder
Ruper Marshall-Luck (violin)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)

Bright Star
Robert Tear (tenor)
Philip Ledger (piano)

Fantasie Sonata in B major
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Roger Vignoles (piano)

Choral Prelude for Organ "On SS Wesley's Hampton"
James Lancelot (organ)

Symphony No.1
ii Andante
The London Philharmonic
Conductor, Matthias Bamert

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry.

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201802A House In Orme Square20181009To commemorate the centenary of the death of Hubert Parry, Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry. Today Donald focuses on that part of Hubert Parry's life which was centred around Orme Square in London, the home of his teacher and mentor Edward Dannreuther.

Love is a bable
Bryn Terfel (tenor)

Cello Sonata in A
ii. Andante sostenuto
Andrew Fuller (cello)
Michael Dussek (piano)

Take, O take those lips away
Robert Tear (tenor)
Philip Ledger (piano)

Partita in D Minor
i. Maestoso
ii. Allemande
Rupert Marshall Luck (violin)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)

String Quintet in E-Flat Major
ii. Allegro molto
iii. Andante sostenuto
The Bridge Quartet
Colin Twigg (violin), Catherine Schofield (violin), Michael Schofield (viola), Lucy Wilding (cello)
Robert Gibbs (viola)

Symphony No. 2 in F major (The Cambridge)
The London Philharmonic
Conductor, Matthias Bamert

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201803Three Cathedrals20181010Marking 100 years since his death, Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry, today focusing on Parry's connection with the long-running Three Choirs Festival. Parry's father, Thomas Gambier Parry, was energetic and generous in his efforts to ensure the Festival's survival, and the Three Choirs was to prove an important platform for his son's music.

Long Since In Egypt's Plenteous Land
Choir of Winchester Cathedral
Waynflete Singers
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Conductor, David Hill

Blest Pair of Sirens
The Choir of Westminster Abbey
Conductor, James O'Donnell
Daniel Cook (organ)

The Soul's Ransom
Section 2
'Hear ye this...'
'We look for light...'
'Why are ye so fearful...'
Della Jones (mezzo-soprano)
David Wilson Johnson (baritone)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Matthias Bamert
London Philharmonic Choir
Conductor, Richard Cooke

Symphony No.3 in C major (The English)
i. Allegro energetico
ii. Andante sostenuto
The London Philharmonic
Conductor, Matthias Bamert

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

201804A Royal College20181011Marking the centenary of the death of Hubert Parry, Donald Macleod tells the story of Parry's time at the Royal College of Music. It would be a central institution in his life, and in time, Parry would become Director of the College and an inspiration to the next generation of composers.

Who Can Dwell in Greatness
The King's Singers

The Birds of Aristophanes
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor, Neeme Järvi

Crabbed Age and Youth
Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Iain Burnside (piano)

From Death to Life
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Matthias Bamert

Symphony No.4
i. Con fuoco
The London Philharmonic
Conductor, Matthias Bamert

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

201805The Queen's Hall20181012Marking the centenary of the death of Hubert Parry, Donald Macleod looks at the final years of his life, during World War One, the period during which Parry's most enduring composition, Jerusalem, was first performed at the Queen's Hall in London.

Jerusalem
Paul Robeson

Ode on the Nativity
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Sir David Willocks
The Bach Choir / RCM Chorus

Lord Let Me Know Mine End
Gabrieli Consort
Conductor, Paul McCreesh

Symphony No.5 in B minor
ii Love
The London Philharmonic
Conductor, Matthias Bamert

Jerusalem
Choir of Winchester Cathedral
Waynflete Singers
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Conductor, David Hill

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.