Main content

Passion and Contemplation

This mixtape explores the extremes of emotion generated by music, from fiery passion to reflective contemplation, including Pavarotti in the role of an infamous duke, a farewell from Haydn and the piano wizardry of Yuja Wang in Rachmaninov.

2 days left to listen

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 16 Sep 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.45 in F sharp minor 'Farewell'

    Orchestra: Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper. Conductor: Hermann Scherchen.
    • SCRIBENDUM.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard Sonata in F sharp major, K 318

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • BIS.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Allegro appassionato in B minor, Op 43

    Performer: Mischa Maisky. Performer: Daria Hovora.
    • Cellisimo: Mischa Maisky/Daria Hovora.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)

    Singer: Luciano Pavarotti. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Verdi: Famous Arias.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 1 in C major, BWV 1066 (Bourrée 1 and 2)

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • J.S. Bach, Orchestral Suites, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman.
    • RCA.
    • 11.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • Sibelius: Complete Symphonies/Three Late Fragments.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No 3 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Yuja Wang. Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • DG.

Broadcast

Don't Worry, Be Happy – Ten pieces of uplifting music

Don't Worry, Be Happy – Ten pieces of uplifting music

Ten pieces and 300 years of irresistibly cheerful music including Don't Worry Be Happy...

Music to help you focus

Music to help you focus

Discover the best classical music for study, inspiration and relaxation.

Enjoy the In Tune Mixtape wherever you are

Enjoy the In Tune Mixtape wherever you are

It's on air every weekday at 7pm, but you can listen any time, anywhere. Here's how.