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Horns, Pipes and Hornpipes

This mixtape features a celebration of the french horn with music by Britten, Mahler and Richard Strauss, various pipes (reed pipes from Tchaikovsky and bagpipes from Peter Maxwell Davies) and a couple of dancing hornpipes.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Serenade for tenor, horn and strings: Prologue

    Performer: Richard Watkins.
    • LINN.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ich schwing mein Horn ins Jammertal

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
  • Richard Strauss

    Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat major, Op 11

    Performer: David Pyatt. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • EMI.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no.6 - 2nd mvt 'Andante'

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Channel.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

    Performer: Nancy Crutcher Tunnicliffe. Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Pops Britannia: John Williams/Boston Pops Orchestra.
    • Philips.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite in D major, HWV 349, 'Water Music' (Alla hornpipe)

    Performer: John Constable. Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Handel: Fireworks & Water Music: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Marriner.
    • Hanssler Classics.
    • 18.
  • Traditional Irish

    The Galway Bay Hornpipe

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Andrew Lawrence‐King. Performer: Frank McGuire.
    • The Celtic Viol 2: Savall/Lawrence-King/McGuire.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a (Dance of the Reed-Pipes)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • MARIINSKY.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Serenade for tenor, horn and strings: Sonnett; Epilogue

    Performer: Richard Watkins. Singer: Allan Clayton. Orchestra: Aldeburgh Strings. Director: Markus Däunert.
    • LINN.

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