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Greta Scacchi

Actress Greta Scacchi with a personal selection of aquatic and sea-themed music, including Debussy, Charles Trenet, Schubert, Britten, Joni Mitchell, Fats Waller and Mario Lanza.

Actor Greta Scacchi with a personal selection of aquatic and sea-themed music including 'La mers' from Debussy and Charles Trenet, Schubert's 'Trout' Quintet and an extract from Britten's opera Peter Grimes. Her choice also includes songs from Joni Mitchell, Fats Waller and Mario Lanza

Star of films such as The Player and The Red Violin, Greta Scacchi has been seen most recently as Countess Rostov in BBC One's epic production of War And Peace. For Saturday Classics, she draws on her Italian roots, her adolescence in Australia and her passionate advocacy of maritime environmental causes for a wide-ranging selection of music.

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Sat 19 Mar 2016 13:00

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer - 3 Symphonic Sketches For Orchestra

    Performer: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra. Conductor: Michel Plasson.
    • EMI : CDC 7-49472 2.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Van Morrison

    Into The Mystic

    • MOONDANCE.
    • WB.
    • 5.
  • Mario Lanza

    Come Back To Sorrento

    • BE MY LOVE.
    • RCA.
    • 14.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet In A Major D.667 (Trout) For Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello & Db

    Performer: Emil Grigoryevich Gilels. Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : DG413-453-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 4.
  • Antony

    Manta Ray

    • Racing Extinction.
    • Rumor Hill Records.
    • 2.
  • Franz Ferdinand

    The Lobster Quadrille

    • ALMOST ALICE.
    • BUENA VISTA RECORDS.
    • 13.
  • Erik Satie

    The Dreamy Fish - Esquisse For Piano

    Performer: Aldo Ciccolini.
    • L'oeuvre pour piano, vol.III.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Charles Trenet

    La Mer

    • LA MER.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • John Barry

    Bond Below Disco Volante

    • Thunderball.
    • EMI-Manhattan Records.
    • 9.
  • The Beach Boys

    Sloop John B

    • SUMMER DREAMS.
    • CAPITOL.
    • 14.
  • Joni Mitchell

    Blue

    • BLUE.
    • REPRISE.
    • 5.
  • Kurt Weill

    Ballade Von Seerauber - Jenny [from Die Dreigroschenoper]

    Singer: Lotte Lenya. Conductor: Roger Beat.
    • LOTTE LENYA SINGS - THE 7 DEADLY SINGS & BERLIN THEATRE SONGS.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 12.
  • The B‐52s

    Rock Lobster

    • The Best Of The B52's.
    • Island.
    • 11.
  • Fats Waller

    Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood, Mama)

    • Ain't Misbehavin'.
    • RCA.
    • 2.
  • Bob Fox

    Dance To Your Daddy

    • Borrowed Moments.
    • Topic.
    • 5.
  • The Dubliners

    Go To Sea No More

    • Original Dubliners.
    • EMI.
    • 26.
  • Otis Redding

    (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

    • ATLANTIC SOUL CLASSICS.
    • ATLANTIC.
    • 16.
  • Split Enz

    Six Months In A Leaky Boat

    • History Never Repeats: The Best Of Split Enz.
    • A&M.
    • 3.
  • Judy Collins

    Farewell To Tarwathie

    • Amazing Grace: The Best of Judy Collins.
    • Elektra.
    • 1.
  • Samuel E. Wright

    Under The Sea

    • THE LITTLE MERMAID.
    • PICKWICK MUSIC.
    • 6.
  • Pino Daniele

    Chi Tene O' Mar

    • Pino Daniele.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Peter Grimes - Opera In 3 Acts Op.33

    Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Peter Pears.
    • DECCA : 417-577-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 11.

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