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Edinburgh International Festival

Jamie MacDougall meets up with Fergus Linehan, artistic director of the Edinburgh International Festival, and also pays a visit to St Cecilia’s Concert Room and Music Museum.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

    Festival Overture

    • Shostakovich / Wilson / Holst.
    • Linn Records.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well-Tempered Clavier

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier.
    • Hyperion.
    • 006.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    America (Radio Mix)

    • West Side Story (Original Sound Track Recording).
    • CBS.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bach: Cantata No 170 'Vergnugte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust' (1st mvt)

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Bach Cantatas 54, 82, 170.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Richard Wagner

    Gotterdammerung, Act III: 'Fliegt heim, ihr Raben!'

    Singer: Birgit Nilsson. Singer: Gottlob Frick. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Richard Wagner, Sir Georg Solti* ‎– Der Ring Des Nibelungen.
    • DECCA.
    • 18.
  • Martin Kershaw

    Far Vistas

    Performer: Mr. McFall's Chamber.
    • Born in Dirt an’ Din.
    • Delphian.
    • 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Ave Maria

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • A Mother’s Love.
    • UCJ.
    • 5.
  • Clara Schumann

    Piano Sonata in G minor (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Isata Kanneh-Mason.
    • Romance: The Piano Music of Clara Schumann.
    • DECCA.
    • 15.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    The Nativity (Rosary Sonatas)

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Performer: David Miller. Performer: Marcin Świątkiewicz.
    • Biber: Rosary Sonatas.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 003.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Allegro, from Harpsichord Concerto in C minor, BWV 1060

    Performer: Masato Suzuki. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • Bach - Concertos for Two Harpsichords.
    • BIS.
    • 14.
  • Henry Purcell

    Shake the cloud...Ah! Belinda, I am prest with torment (Dido and Aeneas)

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Singer: Lynne Dawson. Choir: The English Concert Choir. Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Henry Purcell - Dido and Aeneas.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 2-3.
  • Trad.


    Performer: Trevor Morrison. Music Arranger: Sir James MacMillan. Orchestra: Scottish Festival Orchestra.
    • The Lost Songs Of St Kilda.
    • Decca.
    • 14.


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