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Music in Memoriam

Live from Wellcome Collection, Sarah Walker presents a selection of music linked to ritual and memorial.

In a shorter than usual edition of the programme, live from Wellcome Collection in London, Sarah Walker presents a selection of music which links to ritual and memorial.
Part of Why Music? The Key to Memory, a weekend of live events, concerts and discussions exploring the implications of music's unique capacity to be remembered, produced by Radio 3 in partnership with Wellcome Collection.

57 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 Oct 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavan pour une infant defunte

    Performer: Robert Casadesus.
    • Ravel: Piano Music.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 001.
  • David Munrow

    Henry VII and his Six Wives; Fanfare 'La Mourisque', Galliard, La Pastorella, Galliard

    Director: David Munrow. Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London.
    • David Munrow Conducts: Henry VIII and his Six Wives etc..
    • Testament.
    • 011.
  • Anonymous

    Lord Lord Lord

    Ensemble: The Young Tuxedo Brass Band.
    • The Atlantic New Orleans Jazz Sessions.
    • Mosaic.
    • 006.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

    Orchestra: Staatsorchester Stuttgart. Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies.
    • Musica Selecta.
    • ECM.
    • 003.
  • Zbigniew Preisner


    Singer: Elżbieta Towarnicka. Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia. Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk.
    • Requiem For My Friend.
    • Erato.
    • 008.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Maurerische Trauermusik

    Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: István Kertész.
    • Mozart: Masonic Music.
    • Decca.
    • 006.
  • Emile Naoumoff

    In Memoriam Lili Boulanger

    Performer: Emile Naoumoff. Performer: Catherine Marchese.
    • In Memoriam Lili Boulanger: Various Artists.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 019.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un vieux Jardin

    Performer: Judith Pfeiffer.
    • Works for Piano Solo by Female Composers.
    • Dreyer Gaido.
    • 025.
  • Edvard Grieg


    Performer: Florian Henschel.
    • Lyric Pieces.
    • Arte Nova.
    • 19.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin VI: Toccata

    Orchestra: Nemzeti Filharmonikus Zenekar. Conductor: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • Orchestrations by Zoltán Kocsis of works by Debussy and Ravel.
    • 13.
  • Anon

    Bourbon Street Parade

    Ensemble: Young Tuxedo Brass Band.
    • Mosaic.
    • 179.
    • 5.


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