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A-Z of Classical Music

Jamie plays the classical music alphabet tonight, with something for everyone from A-Z. Also musician Greg Lawson chooses his my music.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sun 14 Aug 2016 21:05


Music Played

  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen, opera: Act 1: L'amour est un oiseau brebelle

    Performer: Leontyne Price (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
  • Samuel Barber

    Concerto for violin and orchestra (Op.14)

    Performer: Isaac Stern, New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Preludes for piano - 1, 3 & 4

    Performer: Grigory Sokolov.
  • Claude Debussy

    Violin Sonata, Allegro Vivo

    Performer: Janine Jansen (violin), Itamar Golan (piano).
  • Edward Elgar

    Enigma Variations, Op.36, Finale

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegie for cello and piano (Op.24)

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt (cello), Cecile Licad (piano).
  • George Gershwin

    Girl Crazy: I Got Rhythm

    Performer: Eugenie Russo.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah – For unto us a child is born

    Performer: Dunedin Consort and players.
  • Charles Ives

    Crossing the Bar – Sunset and Evening Star

    Performer: BBC Singers, Christopher Hughes (organ). Director: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Cello Concerto No. 9 – 3rd mvt ‘Rondo’

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pre, English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Gayane - Sabre Dance

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Aram Khachaturian.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata no.3 (Op.2) in C major; 4th mvt; Allegro assai

    Performer: Lang Lang.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mass in C minor K.427: Laudamus te

    Performer: Anne Sophie Van Otter, London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
  • Carlos Gardel

    Tango ‘por una cabeza’

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), Ksenija Sidorova (accordion) and Alexei Grynyuk (piano).
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina Burana - Cantiones Profanae; no.1; O Fortuna

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
  • Henry Purcell

    Abdelazer, or The Moor's revenge - incidental music (Z.570), Rondeau

    Performer: The Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
  • Roger Quilter

    3 Shakespeare songs Op.6 no.1; Come away, Death

    Performer: Bryn Terfel (tenor) and Malcolm Martineau (piano0.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schubert: Quintet for piano (D.667) in A major "Trout", 3rd mvt; Scherzo & trio

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Ensemble.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - Overture

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon.
  • Paul Mealor

    Motet, Ubi Caritas

    Performer: Choir of Westminster Abbey.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for violin & orchestra (RV.297) "L'Inverno", Allegro non molto

    Performer: Tafelmusik.
  • Judith Weir

    Piano Concerto – 2nd mvt, ‘The Sweet Primeroses’

    Performer: William Howard (piano), Schubert Ensemble.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    The Comedians, Op. 26: Comedians' Galop

    Performer: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin (piano).
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bach: Suite for cello solo no. 1 (BWV.1007) in G major, Menuett 1 and 2

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
  • Alexander von Zemlinsky

    Cymbeline - incidental music (Op.14), Prelude

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Antony Beaumont.


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