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Emma Gannon

Writer, blogger, podcast pioneer and all-round digital guru Emma Gannon tries Clemmie's classical playlist.

Writer, blogger, podcast pioneer and all-round digital guru Emma tries Clemmie's classical playlist.

Emma's playlist in full

Milhaud - Brazileira from Scaramouche Suite for 2 pianos
Mussorgsky - Dawn over the Moscow River from Khovanshchina
Orlando Gibbons - The Silver Swan
Louise Farrenc - Piano Quintet no.1 in A minor (1st mvt)
Max Richter - Spring 2 from Vivaldi's Four Seasons Recomposed
Gorecki - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs (2nd mvt)

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Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Scaramouche, Op 165b

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Khovanshchina - Prelude (Dawn over the Moscow River)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    The Silver Swan

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano sonata no.8 in C minor Op.13 (Pathétique)

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Beethoven Piano Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 30 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Schubert Ensemble of London.
    • ASV.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Spring 2 (The Four Seasons Recomposed)

    Composer: Max Richter. Performer: Daniel Hope. Orchestra: Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin. Conductor: André de Ridder.
    • DG.
  • Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

    Symphony No 3, 'Sorrowful Songs' (2nd mvt)

    Singer: Dawn Upshaw. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • ELEKTRA NONESUCH.

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