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The Late Junction Mixtape with Nigel Kennedy

Violinist Nigel Kennedy introduces a mixtape of his favourite violin-led tracks. Including Jean-Luc Ponty, John Abercrombie and Jarek Smietana, and Stephane Grappelli.

Violin virtuoso Nigel Kennedy picks a half hour of his favourite tracks exclusively for Late Junction. Take a moment from the pressures of the outside world to enjoy a mix of violin-led recordings handpicked by Nigel. Tracks featured include Jean-Luc Ponty's Sunday Walk, John Abercrombie and Jarek Smietana's Water Games (Pt. 1) and Stéphane Grappelli's Menuet pour Menuhin.

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell for Reduced Listening.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 24 Feb 2017 00:00

Music Played

  • Nigel Kennedy

    Gibb It (For Mark O'Connor)

    • My World.
    • Neue Meister.
  • Jean-Luc Ponty

    Sunday Walk

    • Sunday Walk.
    • BASF.
  • Yehudi Menuhin & Stéphane Grappelli

    The Blue Room

    • Yehudi Menuhin & Stéphane Grappelli.
    • EMI.
  • Jarek Śmietana & John Abercrombie

    Water Games (Part One)

    • Speak Easy.
    • Starling.
  • Arash Safaian, Pascal Schumacher, Sebastian Knauer & Zürcher Kammerorchester

    Concerto No. 1, "Infinite Games": II. Canon in C (After Canon Trias Harmonica a 8, BWV 1072)

    • ÜberBach.
    • Berlin Classics - Neue Meister.
  • Mark O'Connor

    In The Summertime

    • America on Strings.
    • Omac.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Humoresque No. 7, Op. 101

    Performer: Isaac Stern.
    • My First 79 Years.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Stéphane Grappelli

    Menuet pour Menuhin

    • Fascinating Rhythm.
    • Onyx Classics.
  • Commodores


    • Commodores.
    • Motown.


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