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The Speed of Life

Live at Sage Gateshead, Jonathan Swain presents an edition for Free Thinking Festival 2017. With Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, plus Ligeti, Chausson, Handel and Haydn.

Jonathan Swain live from Free Thinking at Sage Gateshead with a full performance of Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time (in yesterday's Building a Library choice). The passage of time theme continues in works by Ligeti, Chausson, Handel and Haydn - in his case Symphony 101 in D, 'the Clock'. The featured young artist of the week is soprano Anna Lucia Richter.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 Mar 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Paul Moravec

    Time Gallery: No.3 'Pulse: The feeling of what happens'

    Ensemble: eighth blackbird.
    • American Classics - Paul Moravec.
    • Naxos.
    • 003.
  • John Jacob Niles

    I Wonder As I Wander

    Performer: Michael Gees. Singer: Anna Lucia Richter.
    • Liederkreis.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 001.
  • Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir

    Clockworking

    Ensemble: Nordic Affect.
    • Clockworking.
    • Sono Luminus.
    • 001.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    To Morning 'O holy virgin! clad in purest white'

    Choir: Rodolfus. Conductor: Ralph Allwood.
    • Time and its Passing.
    • Signum.
    • 003.
  • Benjamin Rowarth

    The Evening Watch

    Choir: Rodolfus. Conductor: Ralph Allwood.
    • Time and its Passing.
    • Signum.
    • 015.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Quartet for the End of Time (Quatuor pour la fin du temps)

    Performer: Huguette Fernandez. Performer: Guy Deplus. Performer: Jacques Neilz. Performer: Marie-Madeleine Petit.
    • Erato.
  • Einar Englund

    Symphony No.4 'Nostalgic': mvt.2 'Tempus Fugit'

    Orchestra: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • Einar Englund: Orchestral Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 008.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno: Overture

    Ensemble: Le Concert d’Astrée. Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm.
    • Handel: Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV46a.
    • Erato.
    • 001.
  • Joaquín Turina

    Circulo

    Ensemble: Devich Trio.
    • Estilo Español.
    • Challenge Classics.
    • 002.
  • William Bolcom

    Waitin'

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Kate Royal.
    • Kate Royal: A Lesson in Love.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 001.
  • Josef Haydn

    Symphony no 101 in D 'Clock'

    Ensemble: The London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Haydn: Symphonies.
    • EMI.
    • 001.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Chanson perpetuelle Op.37

    Performer: Philippe Bianconi. Singer: Sandrine Piau. Ensemble: Quatuor Parisii.
    • Chausson Concert.
    • Saphir Productions.
    • 005.
  • Rued Langgaard

    The Time of the End: Prelude (The Antichrist)

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Langgaard: Music of the Spheres.
    • Dacapo.
    • 016.
  • François Couperin

    Pièces de clavecin, 18th Ordre - Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou les Maillotins

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Couperin - Tic Toc Choc & other pieces.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 002.

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