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Jess Gillam with... Callum Smart

Violinist Callum Smart plays Jess some classic Michael Brecker, and Jess introduces Callum to piano music by Missy Mazzoli, plus Punch Brothers playing Bach and vintage Jascha Heifetz playing Richard Strauss.

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30 minutes

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Scaramouche

    Performer: Jess Gillam. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Sonata no. 2 in G major Op.13 for violin and piano, 3rd movement

    Performer: Callum Smart. Performer: Gordon Back.
    • ORCHID CLASSICS.
  • Europe

    The Final Countdown

    Performer: Europe.
    • Epic.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro (Overture)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • TELARC DIGITAL.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35; III. Finale: Allegro vivacissimo

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša.
    • DG.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Violin concerto In D Major, Op.35, 3rd movement (arr. for accordion)

    Performer: Alexander Hrustevich.
    • NEW GENERATION.
  • Michael Brecker

    Angles of Repose

    Performer: Michael Brecker Quindectet.
    • Verve.
  • Michael Torke

    December

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Torke.
    • ARGO.
  • Richard Wagner

    Siegfried Idyll

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchesra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • Missy Mazzoli

    Heartbreaker

    Performer: Michael Mizrahi.
    • New Amsderdam.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No.3, 3rd movement Allegro

    Performer: Punch Brothers.
    • Antifogmatic.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 5.
  • Richard Strauss

    An einsamer Quelle, Op 9 No 2

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz. Performer: Brooks Smith.
    • ALPHA OMEGA.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Pulcinella Suite: Vivo, Minuetto & Finale

    Performer: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.

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