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Songscapes for wintry journeys

A specially curated In Tune Mixtape with field recordings of Balinese Gamelan by David Attenborough and a sumptuous selection of lyrical favourites, as well as lesser-known gems.

Indulge your evening with this specially curated In Tune playlist featuring an eclectic mix of music in the run-up to the festive season, including field recordings of Balinese Gamelan made by David Attenborough, Dame Janet Baker's immortal take on Strauss' Morgen, and Schubert's winterreise accompanied by a hurdy gurdy. With other musical favourites, lesser-known gems, and a few surprises.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Coffee - Arabian Dance)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Berliner Philharmoniker/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Anonymous

    Balinese Gamelan Orchestra

    Orchestra: Balinese Gamelan Orchestra.
    • Wrasse Records.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in F minor from 6 Pieces Op.118

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on Greensleeves

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Chandos.
  • Richard Strauss

    Morgen, Op 27 No 4

    Singer: Janet Baker. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • Strauss: English Song: Dame Janet Baker.
    • EMI.
    • 26.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Serenata alla spagnola

    Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
    • Teldec.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Quare fremuerunt (Oratorio de Noël, Op 12)

    Orchestra: Dresdner Philharmonie. Choir: Choir of Kreuzkirche, Dresden. Conductor: Martin Flämig.
    • Saint-Saens: Christmas Oratorio: Dresdner Kreuzchor, Flamig.
    • Capriccio.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)

    Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sibelius: Symphony No.3 etc: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Maazel.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.

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