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Da Vinci's viola organista

The silver lyre invented by Leonardo da Vinci heaves in the frozen Black Lake by Bjork, after the cheek of Catalogue Aria in Don Giovanni and a swooning interlude from Puccini.

The 'silver lyre' invented by Leonardo da Vinci heaves in the emotionally frozen Black Lake by Bjork, after the cheek of Don Giovanni's Catalogue Aria and a swooning Interlude from Puccini's Manon Lescaut. There are also the sighs of Monteverdi's Nymph, Haydn's insistent presto from his piano sonata in B minor, and the pastoral twang of Artiatanat by Sidi Toure. And to close, the rumpeta rumpeta of the Sextet for 2 horns and string quartet by Beethoven.

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Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Lamento della ninfa: Amor, dicea

    Performer: Simone Kermes. Ensemble: La magnifica comunità. Director: Enrico Casazza.
    • Love.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Madamina, il catalogo è questo (Don Giovanni)

    Ensemble: Budapester Bläserensemble.
    • Harmonia Mundi Qui.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Intermezzo (Manon Lescaut)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • Chandos.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No 47 in B minor, H XVI 32 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Haydn Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Sidi Touré

    Artiatanat

    Performer: Sidi Touré.
    • Thrill Jockey Records.
  • Björk

    Black Lake (Viola Organista Version)

    Performer: Sławomir Zubrzycki.
    • Vulnicura Strings.
    • One Little Indian.
    • 10.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sextet in E flat major, Op. 81b: Rondo

    Ensemble: Gaudier Ensemble.
    • Beethoven: Septet; Sextet.
    • HELIOS.
    • 9.

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