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Rohan Silva

Business and tech guru Rohan Silva reveals the musical discoveries he's made in his personalised classical playlist.

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, business and tech guru Rohan Silva. He chats to Clemmie about the emotional impact of his new musical discoveries.

Rohan's playlist:
Shostakovich - Adagio from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Steve Reich - Music for Pieces of Wood
Germaine Tailleferre - Valse lente
Carl Friedrich Abel - 27 Pieces for Viola da Gamba (Prelude)
Cristóbal de Morales - Officium defunctorum ('Parce mihi, Domine')
James P. Johnson - Harlem Symphony (3rd mvt 'Night Club')

Classical Fix is Radio 3's new programme and podcast, designed for music fans who are curious about classical music and want to give it a go, but don't know where to start. Each week Clemmie will curate a custom-made playlist of six tracks for her guest, who will then join her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries.

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31 minutes

Last on

Mon 29 Jul 2019 00:00

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Adagio from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Ensemble: Kremerata Baltica.
  • Steve Reich

    Music for Pieces of Wood

    Ensemble: LSO Percussion Ensemble.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Valse Lente

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Pieces for Viola da gamba solo: Prelude, WKO 205

    Performer: John Dornenburg.
  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Officium defunctorum for 4 voices: 'Parce mihi Domine'

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble. Director: Paul Hillier.
  • James P. Johnson

    Night Club (Harlem Symphony)

    Orchestra: The Concordia Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.

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