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An unpresented sequence of music that shimmers, gleams and glints. With watery music from Ravel and Saint-Saens, sunlight and starlight from Thomas Ades, Erik Esenvalds and Lubomyr Melnyk, and Respighi's glittering evocation of spring.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'Eaux

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DG.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Aquarium (Carnival of the Animals)

    Performer: Kenneth Smith. Performer: Leslie Pearson. Performer: Michael Reeves. Performer: George Ives. Performer: Gerald Drucker. Performer: Lyn Fletcher. Performer: Robert Heard. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Sir Charles' Precious Music Box 1, Groves, Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • 22.
  • Eriks Esenvalds


    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Lux.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Lubomyr Melnyk


    Performer: Jamie Perera. Performer: Hyelim Kim. Performer: Lubomyr Melnyk.
    • Rivers and Streams.
    • Erased Tapes.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in A minor, BWV.947

    Performer: Laurindo Almeida. Ensemble: The Modern Jazz Quartet.
    • Collaboration.
    • Gambit Records.
    • 004.
  • Thomas Adès

    In Seven Days: IV. Stars - Sun - Moon

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Thomas Adès.
    • Ades: In Seven Days - Nancarrow: Studies Nos. 6 & 7.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 104.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Spring (Three Botticelli Pictures)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.


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