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Jumping for joy

Put a spring into your step with a sequence of classical, alternative and folk music specially made to fill your day with joy.

Including toe-tappers by Shostakovich and Poulenc, a sparkling Azerbaijan love song and Quebecois folk.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25, 'Classical' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
  • Claude Debussy

    Passepied (from Suite bergamasque)

    Performer: Punch Brothers.
    • The Phosphorescent Blues.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 3.
  • Juan García de Zéspedes

    Convidando está la noche

    Ensemble: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • New World Symhonies.
    • 15.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Jazz Suite No 1 (Polka)

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Rondeau (Les biches)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Paris 1920: Orchestre de Paris/Semyon Bychkov.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Luciano Berio

    Azerbaijan Love Song (Folk Songs)

    Conductor: Luciano Berio. Singer: Cathy Berberian. Ensemble: Julliard Ensemble.
    • Berio: Recital I for Cathy, Folk Songs: Cathy Berberian, Luciano Berio.
    • RCA.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Violin Concerto, Op 35 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Shelley.
    • DG.
  • Le Vent du Nord

    Le Step A Alexis

    Ensemble: Le Vent du Nord.
    • Territoires.
    • Borealis.
    • 6.


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