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Peter Day

BBC Business correspondent Peter Day presents a selection of music exploring the pleasures and pains of old age.

2 hours

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Sat 30 May 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • Paul Simon

    April, Come She Will

    Ensemble: Simon and Garfunkel.
    • CBS Records.
  • Joseph Haydn

    1st Movement, Quartet Op.103 in D Minor (unfinished)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Kurt Weill

    September Song - Knickerbocker Holiday

    Performer: Walter Huston. Lyricist: Maxwell Anderson.
    • PEARL GEM.
  • Thomas Tomkins

    A Sad Pavan For These Distracted Times

    Music Arranger: David Byers. Ensemble: The Oculus Ensemble.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    God is My King

    Performer: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
  • William Byrd

    Ye Sacred Muses

    Performer: Christopher Wilson. Singer: Michael Chance. Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
  • Jim Parker

    A Shropshire Lad

    Singer: Betjeman, John.
    • VIRGIN CHATTERING CLASSICS.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    4th movement, Quartet no. 1 in E minor (From my life)

    • Supraphon.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Pur ti miro, pur ti gotto - L' Incoronazione di Poppea

    Ensemble: Concerto Vocale. Conductor: René Jacobs. Singer: Danielle Borst. Singer: Guillemette Laurens.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Desmond Dupré

    The Cuckoo

    • VANGUARD CLASSICS.
  • Harry “Haywire Mac” McClintock

    Big Rock Candy Mountain

    • Mercury Records.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Queen's Funeral March

    Orchestra: Baroque Brass of London. Conductor: David Hill.
    • ARGO.
  • François Couperin

    La Convalescente

    Performer: Olivier Baumont.
    • MUSIFRANCE.
  • Béla Bartók

    Piano Concerto 3 : 2nd Movement (Adagio Religioso)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Trio Mediæval

    In My Reckless Youthful Days

    Singer: Trio Mediæval.
    • ECM NEW SERIES.
  • Trad

    Garden Where The Green Praties Grow

    Singer: Henry Plunkett Green.
    • Columbia.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio No.2 Op.100 - Andante

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Philips.
  • Geoffrey Burgon & Lesley Garrett

    Nunc Dimittis

    • Silva Screen.
  • Jerome Kern

    The Way You Look Tonight

    Singer: Jacqueline Schwab.
    • RCA Victor.

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