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Durufle, Respighi, David Oistrakh

Fiona Talkington delves into this week's selection of listeners' requests. Today's line-up includes a piano concerto by one third of Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Gregorian moods by Durufle and Respighi, and classic archive performances by David Oistrakh and Francoise Pollet.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Zarzycki

    Mazurka Op.26

    Performer: David Oistrakh (violin), Vladimir Yampolski (piano)

    • CHANT DU MONDE LDC278945.
    • 8.
  • Keith Emerson

    Piano Concerto

    Performer: Keith Emerson (piano), London Philharmonic, John Mayer (conductor)

    • ATLANTIC 7814092.
    • 1 to 3.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Four Motets on Gregorian Themes

    Performer: Les Elements Chamber Choir, Joel Suhubiette (conductor)

    • NAÏVE V4879.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Capriccio Italien

    Performer: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 8460.
    • 2.
  • Alexander Bălănescu

    Spot Dance

    Performer: Balanescu Quartet

    • MUTE MUE 724596928622.
    • 1.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Aria de Balkis ("Plus Grand Dans Son Obscurité") from La Reine De Saba

    Performer: Francoise Pollet (soprano), Orchestre Philharmonique De Montpelier, Cyril Diederich (conductor)

    • MUSIFRANCE 2292450252.
    • 1.
  • Alban Berg

    Piano Sonata Op.1

    Performer: Glenn Gould (piano)

    • 1.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Concerto Gregoriano

    Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch (violin), BBC Philharmonic, Edward Downes (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN9232.
    • 2 to 4.
  • Trad. Arr. Johansson

    Leksands Skänlåt

    Performer: Jan Johansson (piano), Georg Riedl (bass)

    • 9.