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Music on the Brink: Paris

Suzy Klein presents live music and guests from the music world. Plus Jonathan Pryce with a postcard from Paris in 1914: concert life in the city on the eve of World War One.

Suzy Klein presents, with live music, guests and the latest from the arts world. Plus, as part of Radio 3's Music on the Brink another in our series of musical postcards. Today a postcard from Paris 1914 - giving an impression of concert life in the city on the eve of the First World War. Read by Jonathan Pryce.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Saul - oratorio in 3 acts

    Performer: The Sixteen.
    • Coro.
    • COR16103.
  • Juan de Dios Filiberto

    Quejas de bandoneon

    Performer: Tango Siempre.
  • Pintín Castellanos

    La Punalada - trad, arr. [with Flores] for ensemble

    Performer: Tango Siempre.
  • Henri Rabaud

    Marouf, savetier du Caire - opera in 5 acts

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDM 7639512.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images - set 1 for piano

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
  • Jean‐Marie Leclair

    Deuxieme Recreation de musique d'une execution facile in G minor Op.8 for 2 flutes/violins and continuo

    Performer: Four Nations Ensemble.
    • Orchid Classics.
    • ORC-100032.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 2 in E major BWV.1042 for violin and string orchestra

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Janine Jansen and Friends.
    • DECCA.
    • 478-5362.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Pieces de clavecin [1724, rev.1731]

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op.27 for piano

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
  • Erik Satie

    3 Gnossiennes - set 1 for piano

    Performer: Anne Queffélec.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • VC 7592332.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Oblivion - tango

    Performer: Tango Siempre.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Lo Que Vendra

    Performer: Julian Rowlands.
  • Maurice Ravel

    3 Poemes de Stephane Mallarme for voice and ensemble

    Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • DG.
    • 447 7522.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Saul - oratorio in 3 acts

    Performer: The Sixteen.
    • Coro.
    • COR16103.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Jephtha

    Performer: Richard Lewis. Performer: London S O..
    • Dutton.
    • CDCLP -4003.
  • Charles Koechlin

    Sonata Op.52 for flute and piano

    Performer: Danielle Cholette. Performer: Philippe Racine.
    • CLAVES.
    • CD 509003.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 17 in D minor Op.31`2 (Tempest) for piano

    Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMX-2901902.11.

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