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Spanish Paths to Scottish Weavers

Walton's First Symphony, Schubert's The Shepherd on the Rock and MacMillan's The Gallant Weaver are just some of the delights that feature in this unpresented sequence of music.

This mixtape takes us on a choral pilgrimage to León in Spain, courtesy of Joby Talbot. There's also music by Walton, Schubert and MacMillan, and if you love the cello suites of Bach and are looking for a complementary set of pieces, try the opening piece, from Telemann's 12 Fantasias for viola da gamba.

30 minutes

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Fri 3 May 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Fantasia for viola da gamba in E Major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Paolo Pandolfo.
    • GLOSSA.
  • Joby Talbot

    Path of Miracles: Leon

    Choir: Tenebrae. Director: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Franz Schubert

    The Shepherd on the Rock, D 965

    Performer: Julian Bliss. Performer: Christopher Glynn. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita for keyboard no. 1 (BWV.825) in B flat major, Praeludium

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • J.S. Bach: Six Partitas: Andras Schiff.
    • ECM.
    • 15.
  • William Walton

    Symphony No.1 in B flat minor: I.Allegro assai

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Robert Schumann

    String Quartet in A minor, Op.41`1 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Zehetmair Quartett.
    • Schumann: Zehetmair Quartet.
    • ECM.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op.90 'Italian' (iv. Finale)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • LSO Live.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    The Gallant Weaver

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.

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