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Ten Pieces - Laura Mvula

Singer and BBC Ten Pieces Ambassador Laura Mvula chooses some of her favourite music that has helped shape her life and career.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt - incidental music Op.23: no.8; In the hall of the Mountain King

    Performer: Neeme Järvi. Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
    • DG 445 604 2.
    • DG.
    • 9.
  • William Walton

    Jubilate Deo for chorus and organ

    Performer: Finzi Singers. Performer: Paul Spicer. Performer: Andrew Lumsden.
    • CHAN 9222.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto Sz.116 for orchestra: 1st mvt; Introduzione

    Performer: Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • HUNGAROTON HSACD 32187.
    • Hungaroton.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pour le piano: Sarabande

    Performer: Noriko Ogawa.
    • BIS SACD 1405.
    • BIS.
    • 15.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Lux aurumque for chorus

    Performer: The King’s Singers.
    • SIGNUM SIGCD 297.
    • Signum.
    • 5.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade in E minor Op.20 for string orchestra

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • CBS MAESTRO : M2YK 46465.
    • CBS Maestro.
    • 6.
  • Anna Meredith

    Hands Free for orchestra

    Performer: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
    • NMC : DL2012-02.
    • NMC.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 3 in G major BWV.1048

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Performer: The English Concert.
    • ARCHIV : 423 4922.
    • Archiv.
    • 1.
  • Fela Kuti

    Zombie

    • Afrobeat.
    • Movieplay Music.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Quartet in G minor Op.10 for strings

    Performer: Belcea Quartet.
    • EMI : CDZ5 74020 2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano: 1st movement; Presto

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Performer: Rachel Gough. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • CALA : CACD 1018.
    • CALA.
    • 1.
  • William Walton

    King Herod and the cock - carol for chorus

    Performer: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford. Performer: Stephen Darlington.
    • NIMBUS : NI7021.
    • Nimbus.
    • 3.
  • John Adams

    Short ride in a fast machine for orchestra

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Marin Alsop.
    • NAXOS : 8.559031.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.

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