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Movies, Operas, Cathedrals...

In Tune’s specially curated playlist, with music by Korngold, Rossini, Chopin and Wagner.

This mixtape whisks us off to the movies with Korngold's score for The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex; it has a look into an opera house with Rossini's The Thieving Magpie; and it pays a brief visit to St Paul's Cathedral with music by Stanford. There's also Chopin in night-time mood, Debussy's attempt at writing a waltz, and celebrated tenor Jonas Kaufmann singing Wagner.

29 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Sep 2019 19:30

Music Played

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex Suite

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • DG.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Thieving Magpie (Overture)

    Orchestra: Filarmonica della Scala. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Rossini: 10 Overtures - Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major, Kk.455

    Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • DG.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Magnificat (Evening Service in G major)

    Performer: Andrew Lucas. Choir: St Paul's Cathedral Choir. Singer: Jeremy Budd. Singer: Timothy Jones. Director: John Scott.
    • Hear my Prayer: Budd/St Paul's Cathedral Choir/Scott.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Claude Debussy

    La plus que lente (arr. orchestra)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in G major, Op 37 No 2

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Richard Wagner

    Der Engel (Wesendonck-Lieder)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
    • Kaufmann: Wagner.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in G major, RV 303 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Ensemble: Scottish Ensemble.
    • Italian Concertos; Alison Balsom, Scottish Ensemble.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 14.


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