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Dowland, Lotti, Ravel

From the tranquil and transcendent to the rousing and rambunctious - a unique playlist of surprises and joys featuring Dowland, Lotti, Walton, Handel and many more!

In Tune's specially curated playlist: a mix of music spanning 400 years - from the rich choral textures of Lotti to the jubilant orchestrations of Nikolaos Skalkottas, a grounded Handel concerto to Ravel's sublime piano music. Plus offerings from Bach, Villa-Lobos, William Walton and Anton Bruckner. Something to whet your appetite for a Radio 3 evening!

Produced by Philip O'Meara.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    12 Studies for guitar; no. 2 in A major

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Antonio Lotti

    Crucifixus à 10

    Choir: Armonico Consort. Director: Christopher Monks.
    • Naked Byrd two: Armonico Consort.
    • Signum Classics.
  • John Dowland

    Can she excuse my wrongs

    Performer: Thomas Dunford. Singer: Iestyn Davies.
    • Dowland - The Art of Melancholy.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847 (Book 1, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Nikos Skalkottas

    Greek Dance

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Byron Fidetzis.
    • BIS.
  • Anton Bruckner

    String Quartet in C Minor, last Mvt.

    Ensemble: Zehetmair Quartett.
    • Zehetmair Quartet - Beethoven/Bruckner/Hartmann/Holliger.
    • ECM.
    • 8.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in G major, Op 3 No 3

    Performer: Philippa Davies. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Director: Iona Brown.
    • Hannsler.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonatine for piano (1st mvt)

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • William Walton

    Then sing aloud to God (Belshazzar's Feast)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Warner Apex.

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