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Steampunk Opera and Beethoven's 5th!

1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 16 October 2012

Jamie MacDougall hears about Scottish Opera's steampunk version of The Magic Flute and plays a set by the National Youth Choir of Scotland, plus the day's icon is Beethoven's 5th.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Toccata from Toccata and Fugue in D minor

    Artist: Kevin Bowyer

    Whad' Ya Know About...Film Classics

  • Image for Hans Zimmer

    Hans Zimmer Discombobulate

    Artist: Hans Zimmer

    Sherlock Holmes

  • Image for Peter Warlock

    Peter Warlock Captain Stratton's Fancy

    Artist: Christopher Maltman

    The English Song Series Vol 3

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Clair de Lune

    Artist: Catrin Finch

    Crossing the Stone

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Anvil Chorus from Il Travatore

    Artist: Ambrosian Opera chorus

    Great Opera Choruses

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst Mars

    Artist: Halle Orchestra

    Holst The Planets

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Magic Flute - finale

    Artist: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    Die Zauberflote

  • Image for Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

    Artist: Philharmonia Orchestra

    Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

  • Image for Charles Williams

    Charles Williams Devil's Galop

    Artist: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    British Light Classics

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Prelude and Allemande from Suite No. 2 in G Minor

    Artist: Sophie Yates

    Concord of Sweet Sounds

  • Image for Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

    Sir Richard Rodney Bennett The Ballad of Sweet William

    Artist: Nycos

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

    Sir Richard Rodney Bennett The Aviary: The Bird's Lament/The Owl/The Early Nightingale/The Widow Bird/The Lark

    Artist: Nycos

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

    Sir Richard Rodney Bennett A Song at Evening

    Artist: Nycos

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Stephen Montague

    Stephen Montague Rimfire

    Artist: Ensemble Bash

    A Doll’s House

  • Image for Olivier Messiaen

    Olivier Messiaen Turangalila Symphony

    Artist: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

    Messiaen - Turangalila Symphony


Video Session: The Edinburgh Quartet

The Edinburgh Quartet - Tchaikovsky Quartet No 1, andante cantabile (2nd movementt)

Scotland's top string quartet on top form, filmed in Studio One

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