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Vivaldi, Pearsall, Stravinsky

In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including the teenage Mendelssohn's Octet, an exquisite choral miniature by Pearsall, and a card game, courtesy of Stravinsky.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315, 'Summer' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Curnyn.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542

    Performer: Simon Preston.
    • DG.
  • Robert Lucas Pearsall

    Lay a garland on her hearse

    Director: John Rutter. Choir: The Cambridge Singers.
    • Cambridge Singers A Cappella: The Cambridge Singers/Rutter.
    • Collegium.
    • 10.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major, Op 20

    Ensemble: Ensemble Explorations.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 40 in G minor, K 550 (1st mvt)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • W.A.Mozart: Symphonies 38-41: SCO, Mackerras.
    • Linn.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in B flat major, Op 23 No 2 (Ten Preludes)

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Simon Trpceski plays Rachmaninov.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Jeu de cartes (Deal 3)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • Stravinsky: Orpheus; Jeu de Cartes; Agon.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Henry Wood

    Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe from Fantasia on British Sea Songs)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • HMV Classics.


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