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Classics Listener Choices

Music for the day after the night before. Jamie has a programme of low-key classics.

Music for the day after the night before. Jamie has a programme of low key classics tonight – thanks to listener suggestions of music to relax too. Expect Mahler, Telemann, Barber and some unconventional choices too! Album of the Week features performances of early vocal music by the Armonico Consort alongside Choir of Gonville & Caius College and includes the glorious 40-part vocal piece by Thomas Tallis, Spem In Alium.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture in A minor, TWV 55 a2, Minuet 1 & 2

    Performer: Peter Holtslag. Performer: Mark Caudle. Ensemble: Parley of Instruments. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Telemann: Recorder Concertos: Peter Holtslag, The Parley of Instruments.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    How Sweet the Moonlight

    Performer: Siobhán Armstrong. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Singer: Andreas Scholl. Ensemble: Baroque String Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 1 in C major, K 279 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • Mozart: Complete Piano Sonatas: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Spem in Alium

    Ensemble: Armonico Consort. Choir: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Director: Christopher Monks. Director: Geoffrey Webber.
    • Supersize Polyphony.
    • SIGNUM RECORDS LTD.
    • 14.
  • Alessandro Striggio

    Missa sopra Ecco Sì Beato Giorno, Benedictus

    Performer: Aimee Presswood. Ensemble: Armonico Consort. Choir: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Director: Christopher Monk. Director: Geoffrey Webber.
    • Supersize Polyphony.
    • SIGNUM RECORDS LTD.
    • 09.
  • Hans Zimmer

    Vide cor meum

    Composer: Patrick Cassidy. Singer: Danielle de Niese. Singer: Bruno Lazzaretti. Orchestra: Lyndhurst Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Greenaway.
    • DECCA.
  • Samuel Barber

    Adagio for Strings

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasilieras: Mattila: Academy of St . Martin-in-the-field.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Suite Polska, 'Hommage à Chopin', 5th Mvt

    Performer: Clare Hammond.
    • Andrzej Panufnik / Roxanna Panufnik – Clare Hammond ‎– Reflections: Solo Piano W.
    • BIS.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Boléro

    Music Arranger: André Rieu. Orchestra: Wiener Johann Strauss Orchester.
    • Forever Vienna.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Alessandro Marcello

    Oboe Concerto in D minor, 2nd Mvt

    Performer: Heinz Holliger. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Iona Brown.
    • NEWTON CLASSICS.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Pinchas Zukerman. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • The sound of England.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Alexander Chapman Campbel

    Light through the day

    Performer: Alexander Chapman Campbell.
    • Sketches Of Light.
    • Universal Music Operations Ltd.
    • 3.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Abenddämmerung, Op. 49 No. 5

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
    • Die Salzburger Liederabende (Live).
    • Orfeo.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, 3rd Mvt, Adagio

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
    • Sargent conducts Elgar.
    • Pristine Audio.
    • 3.
  • Sally Beamish

    Seavaigers, 2nd mvt; Lament

    Performer: Catriona McKay. Performer: Chris Stout. Ensemble: Scottish Ensemble.
    • McKay Stout Music.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 9, 4th Mvt

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.

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