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Britten, Fitkin, Mozart

A specially curated mixtape including music by Britten, plus two sets of variations - one by Mozart on an operatic theme, and a rumbustious version of Handel's famous Harmonious Blacksmith.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Air and variations, 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' (Suite in E major, HWV 430)

    Performer: Red Priest.
    • Red Priest Records.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Graham Fitkin


    Ensemble: Graham Fitkin Band.
    • MCPS.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Cossack Dance (Mazeppa)

    Conductor: Kurt Masur. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
    • Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig/Masur.
    • Teldec.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    6 Variations on 'Salve tu, Domine', K 398

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 47.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Bordel 1900 (L'histoire du tango)

    Performer: Patrick Gallois. Performer: Göran Söllscher.
    • Piazzolla for Two - Tangos for Flute & Guitar: Patrick Gallois, Goran Sollscher.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Di si felice innesto (The Barber of Seville, Finale Act 2)

    Singer: Teresa Berganza. Singer: Luigi Alva. Singer: Hermann Prey. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • dg.


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