Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

80s Night

Dig out your top hat and bustle, cover those table legs and get into the In Tune Mixtape. It's 80s night! Grow epic facial hair, patronise women and kick urchins - with music from those soulmates Brahms and Dvorak, Gilbert and Sullivan, Gounod and Debussy, Sousa and Tchaikovsky.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Funeral March Of A Marionette

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Love unrequited... When you're lying awake (Iolanthe)

    Performer: Richard Suart. Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • That's Entertainment.
  • John Philip Sousa

    The Washington Post - march

    Performer: Julian Leaper. Orchestra: New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • American Light Music Classics: New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
    • Hyperion.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major Op.81 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Jonathan Biss. Ensemble: Elias String Quartet.
    • Onyx.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 73 (3rd mvt)

    Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini. Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic.
    • Giulini in America: Los Angeles Philharmonic/Giulini.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 3.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das irdische Leben (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Conductor: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Von Otter/Quasthoff/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Belle nuit (Les contes d'Hoffmann)

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Barcarole - Favourite Orchestral Pieces.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No 1 in E major

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Debussy, Preludes etc.: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    1812 Overture, Op 49

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Ensemble: Royal Dutch Marine Band. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 8.

Broadcast

Don't Worry, Be Happy – Ten pieces of uplifting music

Don't Worry, Be Happy – Ten pieces of uplifting music

Ten pieces and 300 years of irresistibly cheerful music including Don't Worry Be Happy...

Music to help you focus

Music to help you focus

Discover the best classical music for study, inspiration and relaxation.

Enjoy the In Tune Mixtape wherever you are

Enjoy the In Tune Mixtape wherever you are

It's on air every weekday at 7pm, but you can listen any time, anywhere. Here's how.