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Music Played

  • Doreen Carwithen

    Men of Sherwood Forest (Overture)

    Music Arranger: Philip Lane. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
    • Dutton.
  • Alec Roth

    The Flower

    Choir: Ex Cathedra. Director: Jeffrey Skidmore.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for Viola da Gamba in G Minor, BWV 1029: II. Adagio (Arr. for Viola)

    Performer: Antoine Tamestit. Performer: Masato Suzuki.
    • J.S. Bach: 3 Sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord, BWV 1027-1029.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 2.
  • George Enescu

    Wind Dectet, Op 14 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Director: Lawrence Foster.
    • Georges Enesco, Symphonie de chambre op.33, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne...
    • CLAVES.
    • 9.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Islamey orch Lyapunov

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Giacomo Puccini


    Ensemble: Signum Quartet.
    • Quartet Movements: Signum Quartett.
    • Capriccio.
    • 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Albumblatt in E minor, Op 117

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 34.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Havanaise, Op 83

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • DG.
  • James Whitbourn

    Lux in tenebris (Luminosity)

    Performer: Levine Andrade. Performer: Henry Parks. Performer: Andrew Ker. Performer: Steffan Jones. Choir: Commotio. Conductor: Matthew Berry.
    • Whitbourn: Luminosity and other choral works.
    • Naxos.
    • 10.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B flat major, RV 167

    Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Director: Andrea Marcon.
    • Vivaldi: Venice Baroque Orchestra/Marcon.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 31-33.
  • Richard Strauss

    Aus Italien, Op 16 (4th mvt, Scenes from Neapolitan Life)

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Three Pieces for cello and piano

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: José Gallardo.
    • French Cello Sonatas.
    • Naxos.
    • 2-4.
  • Edward MacDowell

    To a wild rose (Woodland Sketches, Op 51)

    Performer: Emma Johnson. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • Emma Johnson - Encores.
    • ASV.
    • 7.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    To Daffodils (Songs of Springtime)

    Choir: Finzi Singers. Conductor: Paul Spicer.
    • Moeran: Song Cycles / Warlock: Songs.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • Billy Mayerl


    Performer: Susan Tomes.
    • Loose Elbows - Susan Tomes plays the piano music of Billy Mayerl.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 4.
  • William Byrd

    Laudibus in sanctis (Cantiones Sacrae Vol 2)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Ceremony and Devotion: Music for the Tudors.
    • Coro.
    • 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 25 in C major, K 503 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Orchestra: Orchestra Mozart. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart: Piano Concertos K 503 and K 466.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.


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