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Sounds of Summer

When harmony melts gently like a child's ice cream in the summer sun, the In Tune Mixtape is there, paper towel in hand. Mahler, Webern, Schoenberg and Charles Ives are like the bits of candied fruit in the tutti frutti. One scoop or two? There's plenty to go round.

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Music Played

  • Hugo Alfvén

    Swedish Rhapsody No 1, 'Midsummer Vigil'

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Sibelius: Finlandia; Valse Triste; Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar; Salonen.
    • SONY.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ablösung im Sommer (Lieder und Gesänge)

    Performer: Gerold Huber. Singer: Christian Gerhaher.
    • Christian Gerhaher: Mahler Lieder.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 4.
  • Anton Webern

    Im Sommerwind

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Charles Ives

    In Summer Fields

    Performer: James Baillieu. Singer: Ashley Riches.
  • Frederick Delius

    To be sung of a summer night on the water

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Director: John Rutter.
    • THERE IS SWEET MUSIC. English Choral Songs 1890-1950.
    • COLLEGIUM.
    • 002.
  • Josef Suk

    At Noon (Summer Moods, Op 22b)

    Performer: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Suk: Piano Works: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Gurrelieder: Part III

    Singer: Stuart Skelton. Singer: Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke. Singer: James Creswell. Narrator: Thomas Allen. Choir: Bergen Filharmoniske Kor. Choir: Choir Of Collegium Musicum. Choir: Edvard Grieg Kor. Choir: Orphei Drängar. Director: Håkon Matti Skrede. Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Franz Lehár

    Giuditta - operetta in 5 acts: Act 2 no.8; Schon wie die blaue Sommernacht

    Singer: Nicolai Gedda. Singer: Anneliese Rothenberger. Orchestra: Münchner Symphoniker. Conductor: Willy Mattes.
    • LASERLIGHT.
  • George Gershwin

    Summertime

    Performer: Artie Shaw. Ensemble: Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra.
    • FLAPPER.

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