Music Played18 items
Antonin Dvorak 2 Waltzes for string orchestra/4tet ..., no.2 in D major [from B.101`4];
Dvorak: Works for String Quartet Vol. 5: Vlach Quartet Prague, Naxos
Benjamin Britten A New Year carol arr. for chorus & organ (arr. Flood)
A Canterbury Christmas, York, 16
Hamish MacCunn The Land of the mountain and the flood - overture (Op.3)
Conductor: Alexander Gibson. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Music of the Four Counties: Scottish National Orchestra/Gibson, Classics for Pleasure, 3
Chris Norman Nova Scotia January / Waltz from Cape Breton
Helicon: The Titan, Dorian, 4
Johann Sebastian Bach Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248
Johann Sebastian Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV.248, ERATO, 1
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Serenade for string orchestra (Op.48) in C major, 2nd movement; Waltz...
Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi, BIS, 6
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Seasons for piano (Op.37b), January (By the hearth)
Performer: Yefim Bronfman.
Joseph Haydn Notturno no. 1 (H.2.25) in C major
Sir Edward Elgar Concerto for cello and orchestra (Op.85) in E minor, [complete]
Elgar: Cello Concerto/Sea Pictures: Du Pre/Baker/LSO/Barbirolli, EMI, 1
Ludwig van Beethoven 11 Bagatelles Op.119 for piano; no.2 in C major
Performer: Steven Osborne.
CDA 67879, Hyperion, 9
George Frideric Handel Alessandro - Overture
Handel: Arias and Duets from the era of 'The Rival Queens', Hyperion, 1
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Via Crucis; Maria - La Visione; Ninna nanna alla Napoletana
Via Crucis; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar, Virgin Classics, 2
Felix Mendelssohn Concert piece no. 2 in D minor Op.114
Weber, Mendelssohn etc.: Works for clarinet, EMI CLASSICS, 8-10
Franz Lehár Vilja-Lied from the Merry Widow
Kate Royal: Midsummer Night, EMI Classics, 7
Johann Strauss II Kunstlerleben - waltz (Op.316)
J. Strauss II: Walzes & Overtures: Welser-Most, EMI Classics, 1
Paul Mealor Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal
...the flowers have their angels, SIGNUM CLASSICS, 10
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for lute and strings in D major, RV 93
RCA Red Seal
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in G major Kk.431
Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
509996 4201 603, Virgin, 17
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Here is the Best of British playlist so far:10th March: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Scenes from Hiawatha, overture Op.30'3Joan Trimble - Buttermilk Point for 2 pianos9th March: Herbert Howells - Take him, earth, for cherishing - motet8th March: Dilys Elwyn Edwards - The Cloths of heaven for voice and piano6th March: Peter Philips - Salve Regina for 8 voices (1613)5th March: Henry Purcell - Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.6264th March: Ethel Smyth - The Wreckers - opera3rd March: Henry Wood - Fantasia on British sea songs2nd March: Ernest John Moeran - Concerto for cello and orchestra1st March: Arwel Hughes - Dewi Sant - oratorio
February:28th February: Benjamin Britten - War requiem Op.6627th February: George Butterworth - The Banks of green willow - idyll26th February: Thomas Arne - The Tempest - songs from the play25th February: John Dunstable - Veni Sancte Spiritus MB.32 for 4 voices24th February: York Bowen - 3 Serious dances for piano (Op.51)23rd February: Richard Rodney Bennett - Partita for orchestra22nd February: Robert Carver - O bone Jesu for 19 voices21st February: William Harris - Faire is the Heaven20th February: William Walton - Portsmouth Point - overture19th February: Hugh S. Roberton - All in the April Evening18th February: John Ireland - A Downland Suite17th February: Gustav Holst - The Planets, suite (Op.32): Mars, the bringer of war16th February: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Norfolk Rhapsody No.2 in D minor15th February: William Walton - Belshazzar’s Feast14th February: Robert Parsons - Ave Maria for 5 voices13th February: Gerald Finzi - 5 Bagatelles Op.23 for clarinet and piano12th February: Frank Bridge - 3 Idylls for String Quartet11th February: Albert Ketelbey - Bells Across the Meadows10th February: Benjamin Britten - 4 Sea Interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] (Op.33a)9th February: Peter Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness8th February: Michael Tippett - A Child of Our Time7th February: Edward Elgar - Quintet in A minor Op.84 for piano and strings6th February: Robert Carver - Missa Dum sacrum mysterium for 10 voices5th February: Orlando Gibbons - The Silver Swan; Thomas Morley - April is in my Mistress' Face4th February: Grace Williams - Penillion3rd February: William Walton - Five Bagatelles for Guitar2nd February: Arnold Bax - Tintagel1st February: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
January31st January: Edward Elgar - Sea Pictures Op.3730th January: Malcolm Arnold - 4 English Dances, set 2 for orchestra, Op.3329th January: Charles Avison - Twelve Concertos Op.6; Concerto No.6 in D28th January: Gilbert and Sullivan - Iolanthe27th January: Thomas Arne - Overture to Thomas and Sally26th January: Edmund Rubbra - Piano Concerto in G, Op.8525th January: Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite24th January: Hamish MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood23rd January: Havergal Brian - Tinker's Wedding: Comedy Overture22nd January: John Ireland - Sea Fever for voice and piano21st January: Thomas Tomkins - When David Heard20th January: Gustav Holst - St Paul's Suite Op.29'219th January: George Frederick Pinto - Grand sonata in E flat minor Op.3'118th January: Malcolm Arnold - 3 Shanties for wind quintet (Op.4)17th January: Arthur Bliss - Concerto T.58 for piano and orchestra16th January: William Denis Browne - To Gratiana Dancing and Singing15th January: William Walton - Viola Concerto14th January: John Gay - The Beggar's Opera13th January: William Walton - Spitfire prelude and fugue for orchestra12th January: Edward Elgar - Introduction and Allegro Op.4711th January: Henry Purcell - Rejoice in the Lord alway (Z.49) 'Bell anthem'10th January: George Butterworth - 6 Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad'9th January: Charles Hubert Hastings Perry - I Was Glad8th January: John Ireland - Violin Sonata no.17th January: John Dowland - In Darkness Let me Dwell6th January: Frederick Delius - Hassan5th January: Charles Villiers Stanford - The Blue Bird4th January: Henry Purcell - Sweeter Than Roses3rd January: Constant Lambert - Horoscope (Ballet suite)2nd January: Gerald Finzi - Eclogue for piano and string orchestra1st January: Edward Elgar - Concerto for cello and orchestra (Op.85 in E minor