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Ensemble Plus Ultra, Arthur Pita and Frank Moon, The City Musick

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. His guests include period instrument ensemble The City Musick, Ensemble Plus Ultra, Frank Moon and Arthur Pita.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. His guests include period instrument ensemble The City Musick, who perform live in the studio. Ensemble Plus Ultra sing music by Victoria and Praetorius, and choreographer Arthur Pita and composer Frank Moon drop in to talk about their ballet 'The Little Match Girl' at Sadler's Wells.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Comedians' Galop (The Comedians, Op 26)

    Performer: Kirill Kondrashin. Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra.
    • RCA Living Stereo.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Conditor alme siderum

    Choir: Ensemble Plus Ultra.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O magnum mysterium

    Ensemble: Ensemble Plus Ultra.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Turandot: Overture

    Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Jean‐Jacques Kantorow.
    • BIS.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Waltz in A flat major, Op.38

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • DECCA.
  • Anon.

    Coventry Carol

    Performer: Ensemble Plus Ultra.
  • Michael Praetorius & Ensemble Plus Ultra

    Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Gadfly (Galop)

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Frank Moon

    The Little Match Girl: Nonna Luna

    Performer: Frank Moon. Singer: Angelo Smimmo.
  • Frank Moon

    The Little Match Girl: Selling Dance

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Bacchanale (Samson et Dalila)

    Conductor: James DePreist. Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony etc: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra/DePreist.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Johann Christian Schickhardt

    Concerto in C major for four recorders, Op 19 No 1 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Mogens Rasmussen. Performer: Fredrik Bock. Performer: Leif Meyer. Ensemble: Sirena Recorder Quartet.
    • Baroque - Sirena Recorder Quartet/Dan Laurin.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Maan varjot (excerpt)

    Performer: Olivier Latry. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Kent Nagano.
  • John Williams

    E.T. (Flying theme)

    Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Philips.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • EMI.
  • Traditional

    The London Waits

    Ensemble: The City Musick.
  • Anthony Holborne

    The New-yeeres gift

    Ensemble: The City Musick.
  • Traditional

    Sweet was the sounge the Vergin sange

    Ensemble: The City Musick.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Bluebird Pas de Deux from The Sleeping Beauty

    Orchestrator: Igor Stravinsky. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Stravinsky: Le Baiser de la Fée etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Traditional

    17th Century Dances and Ballade Tunes

    Ensemble: The City Musick.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missus est Gabriel

    Choir: Sistine Chapel Choir. Director: Massimo Palombella.
    • DG.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Juanita Marsch (Donna Juanita)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • von Suppe: Overtures and Marches: RSNO/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet No 3, Op 33 (The Bird) - 4th mvt

    Ensemble: Casals Quartet.


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