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Schubert, Germaine Tailleferre and Vivaldi

From Schubert's Winterreise to Steve Reich's New York Counterpoint. There's music from Germaine Tailleferre and Herbert Howells. And we end in Italy with Paganini and Vivaldi.

Our journey starts with a song from Schubert’s Winterreise, then we travel to New York with a saxophone version of Steve Reich’s Counterpoint, originally for clarinet and tape. The woodwind theme continues with Fairy pipers from Elgar’s The Wand of youth. We travel to France for Germaine Tailleferre’s trio for piano, violin and cello. We return to England for a contemplative moment with Herbert Howells’ Nunc Dimittis written for Gloucester Cathedral. We end in Italy with the virtuoso violin of a Caprice by Nicolo Paganini, and the more stately bassoon concerto of Antonio Vivaldi.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Gute Nacht (Winterreise)

    Performer: Helmut Deutsch. Singer: Jonas Kaufmann.
    • Schubert Winterreise.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 1.
  • Steve Reich

    New York Counterpoint (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet.
    • Cala.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of youth - suite no. 1 Op.1a: Fairy pipers

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Piano Trio: II. Allegro vivace

    Ensemble: Trio Karénine.
    • Fauré, Ravel & Tailleferre.
    • Mirare.
    • 109.
  • Herbert Howells

    Nunc dimittis (Gloucester Service)

    Performer: Jeremy Cole. Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • HYPERION.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice in D major, Op 1 No 20

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos.
    • Paganini: 24 Capricci: Leonidas Kavacos.
    • Dynamic.
    • 20.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto in C minor, RV 480

    Performer: Sergio Azzolini. Orchestra: L'Aura Soave Cremona.
    • Naive.

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