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Inside Music with Angela Hewitt

Pianist Angela Hewitt opens up a colourful selection of classical music from the inside - revealing both familiar and unfamiliar works in a new light.

Find out how keyboard players can learn how to phrase the music of J.S. Bach by listening to the way that singers do it with pianist Angela Hewitt, who also explains why the famous Adagietto from Mahler's 5th Symphony should never turn into a dirge.

She also showcases two contrasting pieces by fellow Canadian musicians, and thrills to the verbal and musical skills of Noel Coward.

At 2 o'clock Angela's Must Listen piece is a passionate and poignant work in a detailed recording by conductor Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra.

A series in which each week a musician reveals a selection of music - from the inside.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3.

1 hour, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor - Gloria in excelsis Deo and Et in terra pax

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Choir: Amsterdam Baroque Choir. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • ERATO.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Book 2 - Rondena

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • DECCA.
  • André Messager

    Veronique - Duo de l'escarpolette (Acte 2)

    Singer: Martha Angelici. Singer: Camille Maurane. Orchestra: Orchestre Lamoureux. Conductor: Jules Gressier.
    • EMI.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Suite in A minor - Gavotte et ses Doubles

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock.
    • AVIE.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No.5 - Adagietto

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Noël Coward

    Nina from Argentina - from 'Sigh no more'

    Singer: Noël Coward.
    • Let's Do It.
    • REGIS.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ch'io mi scordi di te? K.505

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida. Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Jeffrey Tate.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Romeo and Juliet - Love Scene

    Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Arturo Toscanini.
  • Samuel Barber

    Piano Sonata - Fugue

    Performer: John Browning.
    • PHOENIX.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 127 - Die Seele ruht in jesu handen

    Performer: Angela Hewitt. Music Arranger: Harold Bauer.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 127 - Die Seele ruht in jesu handen

    Singer: Ruth Holton. Ensemble: Netherlands Bach Collegium. Conductor: Pieter Jan Leusink.
  • Joni Mitchell

    A Case of You

    Performer: Diana Krall. Singer: Diana Krall.
    • VERVE.
  • Matthew Whittall

    Leaves of Grass - A noiseless patient spider

    Performer: Risto-Matti Martin.
    • ALBA.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin - Rigaudon

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.


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