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Jazzy Dazzle and Simple Serenity

A special In Tune Mixtape that takes as its point of departure Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody In Blue, a key work in Radio 3's Our Classical Century celebrations this week.

In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, featuring favourites, lesser-known gems, and a few surprises. The musical journey on tonight's special Our Classical Century edition starts and ends with George Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue, one of the feature pieces in BBC Radio 3's celebration of a century of classical music this week.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Violin Concerto in G major, H VIIa 4 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Orchestra: Münchener Kammerorchester. Conductor: Christoph Poppen.
    • Joseph Haydn: Violin Concertos.
    • Pan Classics.
    • 9.
  • Trad.


    Performer: Paco Peña. Performer: Guillermo Basilico.
    • Fabulous Flamenco! - Paco Peña.
    • Eclipse.
    • 2.
  • Bryce Dessner

    Réponse Lutoslawski: Resonance

    Ensemble: 12 Ensemble.
    • Resurrection.
    • Sancho Panza Records.
    • 7.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315, 'Summer' (1st mvt)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Christian Curnyn. Performer: Ruth Crouch. Performer: Catherine Rimer. Performer: Thomas Dunford. Performer: Jan Waterfield. Director: Christian Curnyn. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Nicola Benedetti: Italia.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Erik Satie

    Gymnopédie No 1 in D major

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Satie: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: André Previn. Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
    • Philips.


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