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Strange Birds Passing

In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, featuring pieces by John Luther Adams, Schoenberg and Vivaldi.

In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises. Featuring music with dancing melodic lines, from Mozart's overture to the ballet 'The Little Nothings', to cascading rivers of notes from two great pianists: Lang Lang and Bobby Timmons. Plus, mellifluous music for flutes from contemporary composer John Luther Adams and a clock made out of an orchestra.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 30 Sep 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Les petits riens: Overture

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
  • Bobby Timmons

    This Here

    Performer: Bobby Timmons. Performer: Jimmy Cobb. Singer: Sam Jones.
    • Riverside.
  • John Luther Adams

    Strange Birds Passing

    Ensemble: NEC Contemporary Ensemble. Conductor: John Heiss.
    • Mode.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cum dederit (Nisi Dominus, RV 608)

    Singer: James Bowman. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Oiseau Lyre.
  • 杜鸣心

    Straw Hat Dance (The Mermaid Suite)

    Performer: Lang Lang. Music Arranger: Wu Zuqiang.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Presto in C major

    Ensemble: Quatuor Diotima.
    • NAIVE.
  • Leroy Anderson

    The Syncopated Clock

    Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Leroy Anderson: Favourites: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra/Slatkin.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 16.
  • Trad.

    Annunciation Bells

    Choir: Benedictine Nuns of Notre Dame.
    • Voices, Chant from Avignon: The Benedictine Nuns Of Notre Dame.
    • Decca.
    • 4.

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