We’ll just have to wait…

We’ll just have to wait…

…for Decca’s Ernest Ansermet box, all his stereo recordings, occupying eighty-eight CDs, originally scheduled for release on April 29 is now not coming until the end of the year – I don’t know why although the above image suggests that...
At the request of Archers Addicts (@ArchersAddicts), Harrison Birtwistle composes a new signature-tune for BBC Radio 4’s long-running The Archers. Simon Rattle & the LSO have recorded ‘Ambridge Adagio with Rural Rondo’, its first airing expected in May.

At the request of Archers Addicts (@ArchersAddicts), Harrison Birtwistle composes a new signature-tune for BBC Radio 4’s long-running The Archers. Simon Rattle & the LSO have recorded ‘Ambridge Adagio with Rural Rondo’, its first airing expected in May.

Here is the current Archers sig-tune, a movement entitled ‘Barwick Green’ from a Suite by Arthur Wood, in the recording that was used between 1951 (the very first episode) until 1992, by Sidney Torch and his Orchestra: Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s Deep...