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Litanies, Laments and Landscapes

Half an hour of uninterrupted music including an exquisite lament, stunning organ music, Oscar Peterson on piano, and choral and orchestral music with a rural twist.

In Tune’s eclectic mix of uninterrupted music: featuring Oscar Peterson's version of Angel Eyes, a lush folk song arrangement by Percy Grainger and a stunning piece of organ music composed by Jehan Alain, tragically killed in WW2, and played by his sister Marie-Claire. There's also an exquisite lament by Grace Williams, a poignant piano prelude by Rachmaninov, and the sequence ends with the ever popular overture "Land of the Mountain and the Flood" by Hamish MacCunn.

Producer Helen Garrison

21 days left to listen

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Matt Dennis

    Angel Eyes

    Performer: Oscar Peterson. Music Arranger: Oscar Peterson.
    • Round Midnight.
    • Gitanes jazz.
  • Jehan Alain

    Litanies

    Performer: Marie‐Claire Alain.
    • J. Alain: Litanies: Marie-Claire Alain.
    • Erato.
    • 1.
  • Grace Williams

    Roundelay from The Dancers

    Singer: Eiddwen Harrhy. Choir: The Richard Hickox Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Grace Williams: The Dancers etc.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 3.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in F sharp minor, Op 23 No 1

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • The Rachmaninov Experience.
    • Warner Classics and Jazz.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water music - suite (HWV.350) in G major, Country dance

    Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Handel: Water Music: The English Concert, Pinnock.
    • Archiv.
    • 18.
  • Hamish MacCunn

    Land of the Mountain and the Flood

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Gibson.
    • Music of the Four Counties: Scottish National Orchestra/Gibson.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
    • 3.

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