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Slow Radio: Music, Life and Dementia

Music binds together the voices of people living with dementias as they movingly describe their everyday lives and the world around them, in a continuous, unpresented sequence.

Music binds together the voices of people living with dementias and their carers as they talk candidly and movingly about their everyday lives and comment on the world around them in a continuous 6 hour unpresented sequence of words and music.

David Papp, producer

Voices originally recorded by Created Out of Mind (an interdisciplinary team at Wellcome set up to challenge and shape perceptions and understandings of dementias through science and the creative arts) as part of series of podcasts, Talking Life.

6 hours

Last on

Sun 15 Oct 2017 01:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816: Allemande

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816: Courante

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV.816 (Sarabande)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816: Gavotte & Bourree

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816: Loure

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816: Gigue

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet in F major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Ravel, Debussy & Fauré String Quartets.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    V'adoro, pupille (Giulio Cesare)

    Director: Emmanuelle Haïm. Singer: Natalie Dessay. Orchestra: Le Concert d’Astrée.
    • G. F. Handel: Cleopatra: Arias from Giulio Cesare: Natalie Dessay/Emmanuelle Hai.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 4.
  • György Ligeti

    Continuum

    Performer: Pierre Charial.
    • Sony.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 6 in F major, Op 68, 'Pastoral'

    Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Singer: Charlotte Margiono. Singer: Rudolf Schasching. Singer: Birgit Remmert. Singer: Robert Holl. Choir: Arnold Schoenberg Chorus. Conductor: Erwin Ortner.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9: Harnoncourt, Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Hilary Hahn. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Scott Joplin

    Fig Leaf Rag

    Performer: Joshua Rifkin.
    • Nonesuch.
  • György Ligeti

    Clocks and Clouds, for female voices and orchestra

    Ensemble: Asko Ensemble. Ensemble: Schoenberg Ensemble. Conductor: Reinbert de Leeuw.
    • TELDEC.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Last Rose of Summer

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
    • An Irish Songbook.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 7.
  • Thomas Tallis

    If ye love me

    Ensemble: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Many are the wonders.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 5.
  • Steve Reich

    Music for 18 Musicians (Pulses)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Signal. Director: Brad Lubman.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Maurice Ravel

    L' Enfant et les sortileges - fantasie lyrique in 1 act, garden scene: cats

    Singer: Nathalie Stutzmann. Singer: François Le Roux. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No.5: IV. Adagietto

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Robert Spencer

    My Boy Lollipop

    Ensemble: Mighty Jamma.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio in E flat major, D 897, 'Notturno'

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Schubert: Piano Trio in B flat: Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Ebony Concerto (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta.
    • The Jazz Album: London Sinfonietta/Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantazia No.5 (Z.736) in B flat major for 4 instruments

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • Purcell: Complete Fantasies for Viols.
    • Simax.
    • 5.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

    Performer: Radek Baborák. Singer: Ian Bostridge. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Maurice Ravel

    L'heure espaganole

    Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France.
    • DG.
  • Salvatore Sciarrino

    Introduzione all'oscuro (excerpt)

    Ensemble: Ernsemble recherche. Director: Kwamé Ryan.
    • KAIROS.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No.4 in A minor, Op.63: I. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mass in C Minor, K. 427 "Great" (Credo: Et incarnatus est)

    Composer: Franz Beyer. Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Orchestra: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • Mozart: Great Mass in C Minor & Exsultate, Jubilate.
    • BIS.
    • 11.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Dolly Suite: Le pas espagnol

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.
    • Bizet, Ravel, Faure: Katia & Marielle Labeque.
    • Philips.
    • 18.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Un Bal (Symphonie fantastique)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique: LSO/Davis.
    • LSO Live.
    • 2.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Five Orchestral Pieces, Op 16; No 3, 'Farben'

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Craft.
    • Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondino for wind octet (WoO.25) in E flat major

    Ensemble: Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 4312672.
    • 9.
  • Cy Coleman

    Sweet Charity: Big Spender

    Composer: Dorothy Fields. Performer: Shirley MacLaine.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Spiegel im Spiegel

    Performer: Lisa Batiashvili. Performer: Hélène Grimaud.
    • DG.

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