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Violinist Tasmin Little selects music that was an inspiration to her during her studies. WIth jazz played by Menuhin and Grappelli, plus works by Tippett, Corelli and Ravel.

Violinist Tasmin Little makes a personal selection of music that was a particular inspiration to her during her studies at the Menuhin School of Music and later at music college. Tasmin pays particular tribute to Sir Yehudi Menuhin who was an enormous influence on her.
Music in the programme includes jazz played by Menuhin and Grappelli, Tippett's Fantasia on a Theme of Corelli, and part of Ravel's ballet score of Daphnis and Chloe.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 18 Feb 2012 15:00

Music Played

  • J Gade


    Arranger: Harris Performer: MENUHIN, YEHUDI & STEPHANE GRAPPELLI - Violinists

    • EMI.
    • CDM-7692202.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto in D major Op.61 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Pinchas ZUKERMAN Conductor: Zubin MEHTA Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

    • RCA.
    • 09026612192.
  • Frederick Delius

    Arabesque RT.2.7 for baritone, chorus and orchestra [words: J P Jacobsen]

    Conductor: Eric FENBY Performer: Thomas ALLEN - Baritone Performer: Ambrosian Singers Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    • UNICORN.
    • DKPCD-9063.
  • Béla Bartók

    Rhapsody no. 1 Sz.87, arr. for violin & orchestra [orig. violin & piano (Sz.86)]

    Conductor: Pierre BOULEZ Performer: Yehudi MENUHIN - Violin Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • CDM 7639852.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni - opera in 2 acts K.527 - Act 2, sc.15: Don Giovanni, a cenar teco

    Conductor: Neville MARRINER Performer: Robert LLOYD - Bass Performer: Simone ALAIMO - Bass Performer: Thomas ALLEN - Baritone Performer: Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

    • PHILIPS.
    • 432-129 2.
  • Michael Tippett

    Fantasia concertante on a theme of Corelli for string orchestra

    Conductor: Neville MARRINER Performer: Denis VIGAY - Cello Performer: Iona BROWN - Violin Performer: Kenneth SILLITO - Violin Performer: Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

    • ASV.
    • CDDCA-518.
  • Ravi Shankar

    Swara-kakali for violin, sitar and tabla, arr. from Rag tilang

    Performer: Ravi SHANKAR - Sitar Performer: Yehudi MENUHIN - Violin

    • EMI.
    • CDC7490702.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Boheme - opera in 4 acts - Act 1: O soave fanciulla [duet: Rodolfo,Mimi]

    Conductor: Herbert von KARAJAN Performer: Luciano PAVAROTTI - Tenor Performer: Mirella FRENI - Soprano Performer: Rolando PANERAI - Baritone Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 4250092.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis et Chloe - ballet [with chorus] - Final scene

    Conductor: Charles DUTOIT Performer: Montreal Symphony Chorus Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 4000552.