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Nicola Benedetti

A non-stop music sequence with performances by violin sensation Nicola Benedetti alongside music inspired by her and musical namesakes. Including tracks by Syzmanowski and Vivaldi.

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti is one of the most dynamic and engaging soloists of her generation. As part of the BBC's Our Classical Century Season, this Mixtape features performances by Benedetti - including her 2004 BBC Young Musician win with Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No.1, and letting her hair down with Scottish folk band - alongside music inspired by her and some musical namesakes. With music by Vivaldi, Debussy, Britten and Piazzolla.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Vedrò con mio diletto (Giustino)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Director: Christian Curnyn.
    • Nicola Benedetti: Italia.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Claude Debussy

    Bruyères (Preludes, Book 2)

    Performer: Arturo Michelangeli.
    • Debussy: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Michelagnolo Galilei

    Lute Sonata in F Major

    Performer: Axel Wolf.
    • Galilei: Il primo libro d'intavolatura di liuto.
    • Oehms Classics.
    • 16.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Veggio co' bei vostri occhi (Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo)

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson.
    • Britten: Canticle 1/Michelangelo sonnets etc: Johnson/Johnson.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Michelangelo '70

    Ensemble: Astor Piazzolla and the Quintet Tango Nuevo.
    • Tango: Zero Hour.
    • PANGAEA.
    • 5.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Alto giove (Polifemo)

    Performer: Jan Vogler. Orchestra: La Folia Barockorchester. Director: Robin Peter Müller.
    • Sony.
  • Trad.

    Mouth Music and Tunes Set

    Performer: Duncan Chisholm. Performer: James Mackintosh. Performer: Ewen Vernal. Performer: Phil Cunningham. Performer: Éamon Doorley. Performer: Tony Byrne. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Music Arranger: Phil Cunningham. Music Arranger: Iain MacDonald. Singer: Julie Fowlis.
    • DECCA.

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