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Playing with Patterns

Live from the Reading Room at Wellcome Collection, Professor Marcus du Sautoy and soloists from the Aurora Orchestra explore the way composers have worked patterns and mathematics from nature into their music, from Bach and Mozart to Messiaen and Berg.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 26 Sep 2015 11:30

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Musikalisches Opfer BWV.1079

    Performer: Soloists from the Aurora Orchestra.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg variations BWV.988

    Performer: Soloists of the Aurora Orchestra.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620

    Performer: Soloists of the Aurora Orchestra.
  • Claude Debussy

    Estampes for piano

    Performer: Soloists of the Aurora Orchestra.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Quatuor pour la fin du temps for clarinet, piano, violin and cello

    Performer: Soloists of the Aurora Orchestra.
  • Steve Reich

    Clapping music for 2 musicians [clapping or woodblocks]

    Performer: Soloists from the Aurora Orchestra.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    4 Etudes de rhythme for piano

    Performer: Soloists of the Aurora Orchestra.
  • Alban Berg

    Chamber concerto for violin, piano and 13 wind instruments

    Performer: Soloists of the Aurora Orchestra.

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