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Gareth Malone explores the many aspects of a subject close to his heart: 'musical youth'. With works by composers including Mendelssohn, Prokofiev and Vaughan Williams.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le Carnaval des Animaux

    Conductor: Zubin MEHTA Performer: Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra - Main Artist Performer: Katia LABEQUE - Piano Performer: Marielle LABEQUE - Piano

    • EMI.
    • CDC7471392.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Op.61

    Conductor: Anthony Bramall Performer: Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

    • NAXOS.
    • 8556660.
  • Miklós Rózsa - Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song Op.4 vers. for violin and orchestr

    Conductor: Rumon GAMBA Performer: Jennifer PIKE - Violin Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Dolly - Suite Op.56 for piano duet

    Performer: Alfons KONTARSKY - Piano Performer: Aloys KONTARSKY - Piano

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4692682.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Peter and the Wolf - a tale for children Op.67 for narrator and orchestra

    Conductor: Malcolm SARGENT Performer: LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - Promoter Performer: Ralph RICHARDSON - Narrator

    • DECCA.
    • 433-6122.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ein Musikalischer Spass K.522 for 2 violins, viola, bass and 2 horns

    Performer: Nikolaus HARNONCOURT - Musical Director Performer: Concentus Musicus Vienna

    • TELDEC.
    • 4509959822.
  • George Frideric Handel


    Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: Maldwyn DAVIES - Tenor Performer: The SIXTEEN Performer: The Sixteen Orchestra

    • CDD22019.
  • Samuel Barber

    Quartet in B minor Op.11 for strings

    Performer: Endellion String Quartet

    • Virgin Classics.
    • 72435-45033-2.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Todtenfeier [orig. vers. of 1st movt. of 2nd symphony]

    Conductor: Pierre BOULEZ Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    • 4576492.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV.93 for lute, 2 violins and continuo

    Performer: Christopher PARKENING - Guitar Performer: Iona BROWN - Violin Performer: Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

    • EMI.
    • CDC5550522.
  • Edward Elgar

    Concerto in E minor Op.85 for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Adrian BOULT Performer: Paul TORTELIER - Cello Performer: London S O.

    • EMI.
    • 5851522.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Pini di Roma - symphonic poem

    Conductor: Giuseppe SINOPOLI Performer: New York Philharmonic Orchestra

    • 4375342.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kinderszenen Op.15 for piano

    Performer: Vladimir HOROWITZ - Piano

    • RCA.
    • 09026614142.
  • Leos Janáček

    Mladi [Youth] - suite for wind sextet

    Performer: Antony PAY - Clarinet Performer: Janet CRAXTON - Oboe Performer: Martin GATT - Bassoon Performer: Michael Harris - Bass clarinet Performer: Philip EASTOP - Horn Performer: Sebastian Bell - Flute

    • DECCA.
    • 4482552.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of Travel, arr. composer & others for voice & orch. [orig.for voice & piano]

    Conductor: Simon RATTLE Performer: Thomas Allen - Baritone Performer: City Of Birmingham S O.

    • EMI.
    • CDM7647312.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    A Night on the Bare Mountain, ed. Rimsky-Korsakov

    Conductor: Valery GERGIEV Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 4685262.