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War and peace

In Tune's specially curated mix of eclectic music, inspired by Britten's War Requiem, as Radio 3 continues to celebrate Our Classical Century.

In Tune's specially curated mix of eclectic music, inspired by Britten's War Requiem, as Radio 3 continues to celebrate Our Classical Century. This evening's mix includes Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singing Dies Irae, the sound of war played on the piano by Alexandre Tharaud, and peaceful sounds from Ralph Vaughan Williams and Palestrina.

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Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Dies Irae (War Requiem)

    Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau. Choir: The Bach Choir. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • Benjamin Britten - War Requiem.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on Greensleeves

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Eduard Laurel.
    • Homage: James Ehnes.
    • Onyx.
    • 19.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Hippolyte et Aricie (Act 3: Ritournelle)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Rameau: Une Symphonie Imaginaire: Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
    • 13.
  • François Couperin

    Bruit de guerre

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Performer: Pablo Pico.
    • Couperin: Tic, Toc, Choc - Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major H.7b.2: 3rd movement; Rondo

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: German Chamber Orchestra of Bremen.
    • Hyperion.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Ave regina caelorum à 8

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Palestrina - Volume 4. The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
    • 10.
  • Luciano Berio

    Folk Songs (Rossignolet du bois)

    Performer: Bridget Kibbey. Performer: Todd Palmer. Performer: Eric Poland. Performer: Gordon Gottlieb. Performer: Ljova. Performer: Erik Friedlander. Singer: Dawn Upshaw.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 15.
  • Dana Suesse

    Piano Concerto in Three Rhythms (3rd mvt)

    Music Arranger: Ferde Grofé. Performer: Michael Gurt. Orchestra: Hot Springs Music Festival Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Rosenberg.
    • Jazz Nocturne.
    • Naxos.
    • 009.

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