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Experience some deep listening with conductor Gabriella Teychenne

Conductor Gabriella Teychenne opens up a colourful selection of classical music, revealing familiar and unfamiliar works in a new light.

Gabriella Teychenné shares her curiosity as to how music has the power to communicate by playing Russian ballet music by Prokofiev, a Stomp by Duke Ellington, and Paavo Jarvi’s take on a symphony by Schumann. And through a song about some metaphorical burning hot coals, she explores harmony and colour in the music of Tchaikovsky.

She also appreciates the importance of silence in a piano concerto by Beethoven, and finds otherworldly sounds conjured up by accordion, trombone and didgeridoo recorded underground.

Gabriella’s Must Listen piece at 2 o’clock is a beautifully crafted piece for choir and instruments that has a timeless significance.

A series in which each week a musician explores a selection of music - from the inside.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3

3 days left to listen

1 hour, 56 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cinderella Act 2 - Waltz-Coda & Finale

    Orchestra: Grand Symphony Orchestra of All-Union National Radio Service. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • MELODYA.
  • Johannes Brahms

    String Quartet in A minor Op.51 - movement 3

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • DG.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No.4 in G Op.58 - movement 2

    Performer: Alfred Brendel. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • DECCA.
  • Alban Berg

    Lulu - Symphonic Pieces - Ostinato

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.
  • Duke Ellington

    Cotton Club Stomp

    Performer: Harry Carney. Performer: Johnny Hodges. Ensemble: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra.
  • Anonymous

    Ghaetta - excerpt

    Ensemble: Millenarium.
    • RICECAR.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No.1 - movement 1

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt.
    • LPO.
  • Pauline Oliveros

    Deep Listening - Lear (excerpt)

    Composer: Stuart Dempster. Performer: Pauline Oliveros. Performer: Stuart Dempster. Ensemble: Panaiotis.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony of Psalms - 1st movement - Exaudi

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DG.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Juditha Triumphans RV 644 - Veni, me sequere fida

    Performer: Lorenzo Coppola. Performer: Danilo Zauli. Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Ensemble: Academia Montis Regalis. Director: Alessandro De Marchi.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Harnasie Op.55 - Tableau 2 - Napad harnasiow - Taniec

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • George Crumb

    A Little Suite for Christmas, AD 1979 (excerpt)

    Performer: Jeffrey Jacob.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    6 Romances Op.25 No.2 - Kak nad goryachyeyio zoloi

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Singer: Elisabeth Söderström.
    • DECCA.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No.4 in D minor Op.120 - Finale

    Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • RCA.
  • Antoine Reicha

    Etudes dans le genre fugue Op.97 No.8b - Allegro

    Performer: Ivan Ilić.
    • CHANDOS.


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