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Ye olde music with His Majesty Henry VIII

Waltz to Takemistu, jig to Henry VIII, and rejoice in Rachmaninov's vespers across our eclectic mix of specially curated music! Usher in your evening with the In Tune Mixtape featuring a few of your favourites and some surprises too.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • King Henry VIII of England

    Pastyme with good companye (De mon triste deplaisir)

    Ensemble: Sirinu.
    • All Goodly Sports - The Complete Music of Henry VIII.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    Waltz (Face of Another)

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: John Adams.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C minor BWV 847

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Bach: Preludes and Fugues.
    • Decca.
    • 002.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No 12 in F major, Op 96, 'American' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Gábor Takács‐Nagy. Performer: Károly Schranz. Performer: Gábor Ormai. Performer: András Fejér. Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quartets: Takacs Quartet.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Baba-Yaga, Op.56

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 6.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rejoice, O Virgin (Vespers)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Signum.
  • Robert Schumann

    Violin Concerto in D minor

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Teldec.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No.6 in D major

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Naxos.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Ouverture (Gaîté parisienne)

    Performer: Giorgia Tomassi. Performer: Carlo Maria Griguoli. Performer: Alessandro Stella.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends Live from the Lugano Festival 2013.
    • 6.


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