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Music for contemplation

A reflective and emotional uninterrupted half hour, from the well-known to the unfamiliar.

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Thu 16 May 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Pietro Mascagni

    Cavalleria rusticana (Intermezzo)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Opera Intermezzi and Balle Music: Berlin Phil/Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat mater dolorosa (Stabat mater in F minor)

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Singer: Bernarda Fink. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: Bernhard Forck.
    • Pergolesi - Stabat Mater.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 6.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Spring, Op 74, No 2

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Performer: Vovka Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 15.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Háry János Suite, Op 35a

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite - Dances of Galanta...: BFO, Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 11.
  • Maximillian Steinberg

    Canon: Do not weep for me mother (excerpt Orthros of Great Saturday)

    Performer: Cappella Romana. Performer: Alexander Lingas. Singer: Leslie Green.
    • Steinberg: Passion Week/Capella Romana.
    • Cappella Romana.
    • 9.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2: Perahia/Haitink.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

    Music Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. Choir: Norwegian Soloists' Choir. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • SIMAX.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Silent Noon (The House of Life)

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Ian Bostridge.
    • The English Songbook: Bostridge / Drake.
    • EMI.
    • 13.

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