In the second part of Charlie's chat with Vic Reeves, the Jim/Vic/Chin name discussion continues, with both Vic and Charlie adding more names to the pile. Vic describes his first ever comedy gig and the creation of 'Vic Reeves', and he picks more musical favourites, including the classical music equivalent of a Black Sabbath track and the saddest piece of classical music ever written.
This episode features extracts from Shostakovich’s Symphony No.8, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra with Gianandrea Noseda, available on the London Symphony Orchestra’s own label, LSO Live: https://lsolive.lso.co.uk/
. We also heard the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink, performing Nimrod from Elgar’s Enigma Variations, and later we heard the LPO, conducted by Jaap van Zweden, with part of the Adagietto from Mahler’s Symphony Number 5. Both recordings available to buy at lpo.org.uk
. The other clip was from Vaughan Williams’ Norfolk Rhapsody No.1, performed by the Halle Orchestra and Sir Mark Elder, taken from an album called English Landscapes which is available at halle.co.uk