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Kristjan Jarvi, London Sinfonietta, Christine Rice

Sean Rafferty with live music, arts news and guests. In The Story of Music in 50 Pieces, Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss John Dowland's seminal lute song, Flow My Tears.

Conductor Kristjan Jarvi visits the studio with guitarists Miroslav Tadic and Vlatko Stefanovski and kaval player Theodosii Spassov who perform live. Also playing live in the studio London Sinfonietta's principal cellist Tim Gill and pianist John Constable as they look forward to 'Bach Unwrapped' at King's Place. Plus we hear from mezzo soprano and former Radio 3 New Generation Artist Christine Rice ahead of her performance of Ravel's Shéhérazade with Sir Mark Elder and the Halle.Also today, the third of a new series at 5.30pm every day - The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history. The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each instalment is available as a download.Today: John Dowland's lute song, Flow my tearsMain headlines are at 5pm and

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Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet in F major K.370 for oboe and strings

    Performer: Rebaroque

    • PRCD2072.
  • Trad.

    Momce Ohridjance

    Performer: Miroslav Tadic Performer: Theodosii Spassov Performer: Vlatko Stefanovski

  • Henri Duparc

    Extase vers. for voice and piano

    Performer: Christine Rice Performer: Roger Vignoles

    • EMI.
    • 3-30466 2.
  • Interview: Guy Barker

  • Guy Barker

    Pamina's Portrait (from Amadeus Suite)


    • Global Mix.
    • GM2CD02.
  • François Couperin

    Les Baricades misterieuses [from ordre no.6], arr. Thomas Ades for ensemble

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud

    • HMC.
    • HMC-901956.
  • Erik Satie

    Musique d'ameublement

    Performer: Ars Nova Ensemble Berlin

    • APEX.
    • 2564-60239 2.
  • Trad.

    Yovka Kumanovka

    Performer: Miroslav Tadic Performer: Theodosii Spassov Performer: Vlatko Stefanovski

  • Interview: Kristjan Jarvi

  • Zoltán Kodály

    Dances of Galanta [Galanta tancok] for orchestra

    Conductor: Istvan Kertesz Performer: London S O.

    • BELART.
    • 461-012-2.
  • Interview: Kristjan Jarvi

  • Trad.

    Kalaidjisko oro

    Performer: Miroslav Tadic Performer: Theodosii Spassov Performer: Vlatko Stefanovski

  • Story of Music in 50 Pieces: Dowland - Flow My Tears

  • John Dowland

    Flow my tears (Lachrimae) [1600]

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny Performer: Mark Padmore

    • CDA-67648.
  • Interview: Andrew Reid

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland - chorale-prelude BWV.659 for organ

    Performer: Cameron Carpenter

    • TELARC.
    • CD-80711.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck-Lieder for voice and piano

    Conductor: Donald Runnicles Performer: Jonas Kaufmann Performer: Berlin State Opera Orchestra

    • Decca.
    • unreleased.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Aida - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly Performer: La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DECCA.
    • 478 355 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    In moonlight (Canto popolare), arr. for voice & piano [after orch version] [from "In the s

    Performer: Christine Rice Performer: Mark Elder

    • HALLE.
    • CD HLL-7500.
  • Interview: Christine Rice

  • Maurice Ravel - Sheherazade - 3 poems for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: John Barbirolli Performer: Janet Baker Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra

  • David Kellner

    Fantasia in F major

    Performer: Goran Sollscher

    • 474-815-2.


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