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St Magnus International Festival: Duo Van Vliet

Duo Van Vliet, Rafal Luc and Ian Anderson, perform a diverse programme of arrangements for accordion and viola in the haunting acoustic of St Magnus Cathedral.

Duo Van Vliet perform a diverse programme that includes works from John Dowland, Henry Purcell, Toshio Hosokawa and new work by Andrew Thomas; all arranged for the unusual combination of accordion and viola. This atmospheric, late-night concert was recorded in St Magnus Cathedral as part of Orkney's mid-summer music festival.

John Dowland: Flow My Tears
John Dowland: If My Complaints Could Passions Move
Andrew Thomas: The Sound of Waves (World Première)
Henry Purcell: Dido's Lament
Toshio Hosokawa: Into the Depth of Time
Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae

Rafał Łuc (accordion)
Ian Anderson (viola)

Presenter: Kate Molleson
Producer: Laura Metcalfe.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • John Dowland

    Flow my tears (Lachrimae)

    Ensemble: Duo Van Vliet.
  • John Dowland

    If my complaints could passions move

    Ensemble: Duo Van Vliet.
  • Andrew Thomas

    The Sound of Waves

    Ensemble: Duo Van Vliet.
  • Henry Purcell

    When I am laid in earth (Dido's lament)

    Ensemble: Duo Van Vliet.
  • Toshio Hosokawa

    Into the Depth of Time

    Ensemble: Duo Van Vliet.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Lachrymae (Reflections on a song of Dowland) Op.48

    Ensemble: Duo Van Vliet.

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