In honour of the British Queen Mother's 100th birthday, music commissioned for her 90th birthday is included, The Thistle and the Rose.
The BBC Proms series representative piece this week is from Prom 32, J. S. Bach's Violin concerto in A minor, BWV 1041. This piece also serves as the Bach 250th anniversary selection for this week.
In tribute to Sir Alec Guiness, (April 2, 1914 to August 5, 2000), "Colonel Bogey" march, the theme used by The Bridge on the River Kwai closes this program.
Fanfare I (CD: Praise the Lord) (Gerre Hancock, organ) J. S. Bach: Chorales on "Allein Gott in der Höh sei (CD: J. S. Bach: The Ehr" Clavierübung Chorales) (Christopher Herrick, organ) Alexandr Scriabin: Piano concerto in F sharp minor, op. (CD: Scriabin: Piano 20 Concerto / Symphony (Roland Pöntinen, piano; No. 3) Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Leif Segerstam) Robert Schumann: Mächenbilder (CD: L'Alto Romantique) (Laurent Verney, viola; Claire Marie Le Guay, piano) Healey Willan: Fanfare (CD: Sonic Spectrum) (Gerald Bales, organ)
Herbert Howells: Behold, O God our defender (CD: The St. (Choir of St. Paul's Paul's Service) Cathedral; John Scott) Larry King: The Transfiguration / The Song of Mary (CD: Organ & Choral (Choir of Trinity Church, Music of Larry King) Wall Street; Larry King) Douglas Mews: Ghosts, fire, water (CD: New Zealand (New Zealand National National Youth Choir) Youth Choir; Karen Grylls) Harold Friedell: Nunc dimittis in F (CD: Magnificat and (Choir of St. Thomas Fifth Nunc Dimittis, Vol. Avenue, New York; Gerre Hancock) 13) Peter Philips (CD: Philips: Tirsi di Luca Marenzio, 1a parte Pièces de Clavecin) Almand (Emer Buckley, harpsichord) The Martin Codax: Cantigas de amigo (CD: Echoes of Spain) IV. Ai Deus V. Quantas sabedes amare amigo VI. Eno sagrado de Vigo VII. Ai ondad (Sonus) John Duke / E. A. Robinson: Luke Havergal (CD: An Old (Thomas Hampson, baritone; Song Re-Sung) Armen Guzelimian, piano)
Maurice Jarre: Witness (CD: Maurice Jarre at (BBC Concert Orchestra; Maurice Jarre) the Royal Festival Hall) Patrick Doyle: The Thistle and the Rose (CD: A Birthday Concert (Marie McLaughlin, soprano; Tallis for My Grandmother) Chamber Choir; English Chamber Orchestra; Raymond Leppard) Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata no. 8 in G, op. 30, no. 3 (CD: Beethoven: Violin (Jascha Heifetz, violin; Sonatas 8, 9, 10) Emmanual Bay, piano) J. S. Bach: Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041 (CD: Bach: Concertos (Simon Standage, violin; The for Violin, Strings English Concert; Trevor Pinnock) and Continuo) Alford: Colonel Bogey March (CD: Marches in Hi-Fi) (Boston Pops Orchestra; Arthur Fiedler)
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