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Rachel Podger

In the first of two programmes, Rachel Podger, "queen of the Baroque violin", introduces some of the music that inspires her.

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27 minutes

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Mambo (West Side Story)

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • ARGO : 444-454-2.
    • ARGO.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon (The Magic Flute)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DECCA : 478-1463.
    • DECCA.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major BWV.1048

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • ARCHIV : 471-656-2.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 8.
  • William Byrd

    Ave Verum Corpus

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • GIMELL RECORDS : CDGIM-208.
    • GIMELL RECORDS.
    • 16.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 4 in E minor (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • WARNER : 2564-61891 2.
    • WARNER.
    • 12.
  • Henry Purcell

    Here the deities approve (Welcome to all the pleasures; No 2)

    Singer: Robin Blaze. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • ARCHIV : 427- 663 2.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 12.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue in D major, Op 87 No 5

    Performer: Keith Jarrett.
    • ECM RECORDS : NEW SERIES-78118 21469-2.
    • ECM RECORDS.
    • 5.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, Op 87 No 6

    Performer: Keith Jarrett.
    • ECM New Series ‎: ECM 1469/1470.
    • ECM New Series.
    • 9.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pie Jesu (Requiem, Op 48)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Hill. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Singer: Nancy Argenta.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS : VC-545318 2.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Rosary Sonata No 16 in G minor (Passacaglia)

    Performer: Rachel Podger.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Kyrie eleison (Mass In B minor, BWV 232)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA SDG 722.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • 1.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Violin concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • PHILIPS : 416-821-2.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 4.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Praeter rerum seriem

    Choir: Alamire. Conductor: David Skinner.
    • Obsidian : CD-715.
    • Obsidian.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    String quintet in C, D 956 (1st mvt)

    Performer: William Pleeth. Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 423-543-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 1.
  • The Corries

    The Wild Mountain Thyme (Will Ye Go Lassie Go?)

    • Spotlight on The Corries.
    • BGO RECORDS.
    • 20.

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