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Nishat Khan - Where West Meets East

Sitar virtuoso Nishat Khan introduces a selection of music reflecting the East/West inspiration for his Prom, with music by Mozart, Miles Davis and Imrat Khan.

Sitar virtuoso Nishat Khan introduces a selection of music reflecting the inspiration for his BBC Proms concert in which Eastern and Western ideas come together. His choice includes music by Britten, Rodrigo, Mozart, Messiaen, John Foulds and Miles Davis; as well as items recorded by himself and members of his family, Ustad Vilayat Khan and Ustad Imrat Khan.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 Aug 2013 18:15

Music Played

  • Ustad Nishat Khan

    Introit - reminiscere miserationum

    Performer: Ensemble Gilles Binchois Performer: Ustad Nishat Khan

  • Claude Debussy

    Estampes for piano: Pagodes

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

    • CHANDOS CHAN10443.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Prince of the pagodas - ballet Op.57: Act 1; Belle Epine and Belle Rose; Act 2; Gamela

    Conductor: Oliver Knussen Performer: London Sinfonietta

    • Virgin Classics VCD7595782.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A major K.331 for piano: 3rd movement; Alla turca (Allegretto)

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida

    • PHILIPS 422-723-2.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El Sombrero de tres picos - suite no. 2: Dance of the miller (Farruca)

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena Performer: BBC Philharmonic

    • CHANDOS CHAN10694.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra: 2nd movement; Adagio

    Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Performer: Julian Bream Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe

    • RCA RD84900.
  • Gil Evans

    The Pan Piper (from Sketches of Spain)

    Performer: Miles Davis

    • CBS 4606042.
  • Trad.

    Raga Bilawal

    Performer: Ustad Vilayat Khan Performer: Ustad Imrat Khan

    • RCA SF 8025.
  • John Foulds

    3 Mantras Op.61b for orchestra: Mantra II (of bliss)

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

    • Warner Classics.
    • 2564615252.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Turangalila-symphonie: no.10; Final

    Conductor: Kent Nagano Performer: Dominique Kim Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • TELDEC.
    • 685738204366.
  • Nishat Khan

    Introit - reminiscere miserationum

  • Claude Debussy

    Estampes - 1. Pagodes

  • Benjamin Britten

    Belle Rose in Darkness & The Pagodas from Prince of the Pagodas

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata in A K331 - 3rd mvt "Alla Turca"

  • Manuel de Falla

    The Three Cornered Hat - Danza del Molinero (Farruca)

  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjeuz - Mvt 2: Adagio

  • Gil Evans

    Sketches of Spain - The Pan Piper

  • Trad

    Raga Bilawal

  • John Foulds

    Three Mantras from Avantara - Op.61b

  • Olivier Messiaen

    Turangulila Symphony - Final