Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

The great escape

Let your ears do the thinking with an immersive soundtrack for late-night listening, from classical to contemporary and everything in between. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 29 Oct 2019 23:00

Music Played

  • György Ligeti

    Sonatina for Piano 4 Hands: II. Andante

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Performer: Irina Kataeva.
    • Ligeti: Keyboard Works.
    • Sony.
    • 7.
  • Snowflake Trio

    Gjendines Bådnlåt

    • Sun Dogs.
    • ta:lik.
    • 4.
  • Matthew Locke

    The Tempest, the Second Musick: Curtain Tune

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Serpent & Fire.
    • Alpha.
    • 6.
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir

    Erupting Light

    Performer: Hildur Guðnadóttir.
    • Iridescence.
    • Touch ‎.
    • 3.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet No. 2 Op.13 in A minor: III Intermezzo : Allegretto con moto

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Quatuor Ebène play Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.
    • ERATO.
    • 3.
  • John Adams

    Christian Zeal and Activity

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Edo de Waart.
    • John Adams: The Chairman Dances.
    • NONESUCH.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No.1

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Debussy - Images.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 2.
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim

    Inútil Paisagem [Useless Landscape]

    Performer: Esperanza Spalding.
    • Chamber Music Society.
    • Heads Up International ‎.
    • 10.
  • Graham Fitkin

    Piano Piece - Very Early 92

    Performer: Graham Fitkin.
    • Fitkin: Hard Fairy.
    • ARGO.
    • 5.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    La descente d'Orphée aux enfers : Act 2 "Vous partez donc, Orphée" [Chorus] & Entrée des Fantômes

    Director: William Christie. Orchestra: Les Arts Florissants.
    • Charpentier, M-A: La Descente d'Orphée aux enfers.
    • Erato.
    • 19.
  • Stars of the Lid

    Apreludes (In C Sharp Major)

    • And Their Refinement of the Decline.
    • Kranky.
    • 5.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prélude No.25 in C Sharp Minor, Op.45

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: Favourite Piano Works.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Mari Kalkun

    Hommik Siberis [Morning in Siberia]

    • Tii Ilo.
    • Nordic Notes.
    • 3.
  • Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis

    Suiren

    • Deep Listening.
    • New Albion.
    • 2.
  • Jacky Micaelli

    Agnus dei

    • Corsica Sacra.
    • Auvidis ‎.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Theodora, HWV 68: Act II, Air, "With Darkness" (Theodora)

    Singer: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Director: Nicholas McGegan. Orchestra: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale.
    • Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson: A Tribute.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 8.
  • Francesco Canova da Milano

    Fantasia No. 19 'Bellissima'

    Performer: Nigel North.
    • A Decoration of Silence.
    • BGS.
    • 28.
  • Nina Simone

    Wild Is The Wind

    • Wild Is The Wind.
    • Philips.
    • 8.

Broadcast

Featured in...

Discover the Archive Remix

Discover the Archive Remix

A magical sonic journey conjured from the BBC music archives - perfect for late nights.