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Curzon, Shearing, Elgar

In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, featuring favourites, lesser-known gems, and a few surprises. Expect Elgar, Schubert and Saint-Saens.

In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, featuring favourites, lesser-known gems, and a few surprises. The perfect way to usher in your evening. Today's Mixtape begins with Le Boulevardier composed by Frederic Curzon before taking us on a journey of genres, featuring Richard Rodney-Bennett and George Shearing. This Mixtape ends with Camille Saint-Saens' Suite Algerienne Op. 60 which can be heard live at the last night of the BBC Proms on the 8th of September.

29 minutes

Music Played

  • Frederic Curzon

    Le Boulevardier - characteristic intermezzo

    Performer: Julian Leaper. Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • British Light Music Classics - 1.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 5 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Goldner String Quartet.
    • Hamilton Harty - String Quartets; Piano Quintet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Väinö Raitio

    Valse mignonne

    Ensemble: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Tuomas Hannikainen.
    • Vaino Raitio: Queen of the Flowers: Tapiola Sinfonietta/Tuomas Ollila.
    • Ondine.
  • Jerome Kern

    Up with the lark

    Music Arranger: Richard Rodney Bennett. Performer: Richard Rodney Bennett.
    • Gershwin/Kern etc: That certain feeling: Richard Rodney Bennett.
    • CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE.
  • Stan Getz

    Lullaby of Birdland

    • Stan Getz: 'The Best Of' The Roost Years.
    • ROOST.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D.774

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • Schubert: Lieder.
    • EMI.
    • 014.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op 20

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Teldec.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Marche militaire française (Suite algérienne)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • Saint-Saens - Africa.
    • Cala.
    • 12.

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