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Before the Spring

In Tune's specially curated playlist evoking deepest hibernation with a glimmer of new buds. An eclectic mix of music, including pieces by Stravinsky, Beethoven and Vivaldi.

In Tune's specially curated playlist evoking the darkness of deepest hibernation but with a glimmer of new buds. An eclectic mix of music, including the majestic Allegretto from Beethoven's Seventh Symphony and Vivaldi's haunting Cum dederit from Nisi Dominus. The playlist is bookended by two very different Russian masterpieces.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Apollon musagete - ballet in 2 scenes: Sc.2 Apotheose

    Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite, Apollon musagète & Concerto for Strings in D Major.
    • BIS.
    • 18 - 19.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Kyrie after Byrd

    Choir: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Herbert Howells

    Hughes' Ballet (Lambert's Clavichord)

    Performer: John McCabe.
    • Herbert Howells: Lambert's Clavichord: John McCabe.
    • Hyperion.
  • Herbert Howells

    De la Mare's Pavane (Lambert's Clavichord)

    Performer: John McCabe.
    • Herbert Howells: Lambert's Clavichord: John McCabe.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92 (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Harnoncourt.
    • Teldec.
    • 6.
  • György Ligeti

    Six Bagatelles for wind quintet

    Performer: Philippa Davies. Performer: Gareth Hulse. Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Robin O'Neill. Performer: Richard Watkins. Ensemble: London Winds.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cum dederit dilectis (Nisi Dominus, RV 608)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Ensemble: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Dyer.
    • Decca.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5

    Performer: Antonín Kubálek.
    • My gift to you - piano encores: Antonin Kubalek.
    • Dorian.

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