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Liam Byrne, Elina Garanca, Roderick Williams

Sean Rafferty's guests include viola da gamba player Liam Byrne, whose repertoire spans the baroque to the electronic. Opera star Elīna Garanča joins us down the line from The Met in New York, and baritone Roderick Williams performs live in the studio, accompanied by Roger Vignoles at the piano.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Tarquinio Merula

    Ciaccona

    Orchestra: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Via Crucis; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 14.
  • Mr Demachy

    Suite in A major (Pièces de viole)

    Performer: Liam Byrne.
  • Valgeir Sigurðsson

    Dissonance (excerpt)

    Performer: Valgeir Sigurðsson. Performer: Liam Byrne. Orchestra: Reykjavík Sinfonia.
    • Bedroom Community.
  • Nico Muhly

    Drones and Viola da Gamba

    Performer: Liam Byrne.
  • Henry Purcell

    How Happy the Lover

    Choir: Voces 8. Conductor: Les Inventions.
  • Sam Coslow

    You'll have to swing it (Mr Paganini)

    Performer: Ella Fitzgerald. Orchestra: Sy Oliver’s Orchestra.
    • Jazz Factory.
  • Marin Marais

    Le Badinage (Pièces de viole, Book IV)

    Performer: Liam Byrne.
  • Richard Strauss

    Wie Du warst from Der Rosenkavalier (excerpt)

    Performer: Elīna Garanča. Conductor: Sebastian Weigle. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Reine! Je serai reine! (Henry VIII, Act 2)

    Singer: Elīna Garanča. Orchestra: Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. Conductor: Roberto Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Richard Strauss

    Hab' mir's gelobt, ihn lieb zu haben (Der Rosenkavalier, Act 3)

    Singer: Elīna Garanča. Singer: Renée Fleming. Singer: Erin Morley. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. Conductor: Sebastian Weigle.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Waltz in A flat major, Op 38

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Dances - Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Decca.
    • 14.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Ave maris stella

    Director: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
    • A Mother's Love - Music for Mary: The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
    • UCJ.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 1 in D major, 'Titan' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth. Orchestra: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg.
    • SWR Klassik.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Keinen hat es noch gereut (Romanzen aus die Schöne Magelone, Op 33)

    Performer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No 21 in E minor orch Dvorák

    Orchestrator: Antonín Dvořák. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Decca.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op 3 No 1 (1st mvt)

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists.
    • Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3: English Baroque Soloists/Gardiner.
    • Apex.
    • 19.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wir müssen uns trennen (Romanzen aus die Schöne Magelone, Op 33)

    Performer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op 17 No 4 in A Minor

    Performer: Ivana Gavric (piano).
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wir müssen uns trennen (We must part, beloved lute)

    Performer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Trad.

    Deep River

    Performer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Concertino for flute and orchestra

    Performer: James Galway. Conductor: Charles Dutoit. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • RCA.

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