Karl Jenkins
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Karl Jenkins on Karl Jenkins (10.27)

A new 10-minute documentary of Karl Jenkins talking about his life and music, from his childhood in Wales and classical training, through his work in jazz and advertising, to his recent series of large-scale choral works including The Armed Man.

This film, produced by Boosey & Hawkes, includes an interview with Karl Jenkins at his home in South Wales. It features music from Jenkins' EMI recordings together with footage from the 2005  South Bank Show film on the composer.

Music heard on the film includes:

  • The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
  • Adiemus: Songs of Sanctuary
  • Requiem
  • Quirk – Concerto for Flute, Keyboard & Percussion
  • Over the Stone – Concerto for Harp
  • Palladio for String Orchestra

The video is a Red Ted Films production for Boosey & Hawkes.