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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Classical music for breakfast time plus found sounds and the odd unclassified track.

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Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Suite in A major, Op 98b, 'American' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak:Symphony no. 7 Suite in A major,Budapest Festival Orchestra,Ivan Fischer.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 7.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane, Op 50

    Choir: Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Faure: Requiem: Paavo Jarvi.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 010.
  • Hubert Giraud

    Sous le ciel de Paris

    Singer: Édith Piaf.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in D major for trumpet and violin (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Friedemann Immer. Performer: Reinhard Goebel. Orchestra: Musica Antiqua Köln.
    • Concertos pour Instruments à Vent (Ensemble : Musica Antiqua Köln - Direction :.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 22.
  • Agostino Steffani

    Sfere amiche (Niobe, regina di Tebe)

    Singer: Philippe Jaroussky. Director: Stephen Stubbs. Orchestra: Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra. Director: Paul O’Dette.
    • ERATO.
  • William Lawes

    Royal Consort Sett No 1 in D minor (Aire; Alman; Corant)

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • William Lawes: The Royal Consort.
    • LINN.
    • 1.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Invocatio

    Ensemble: Wihan Quartet.
    • Kol Nidrei: Elegy For Pamela.
    • Nimbus Alliance.
    • 2.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Septet in D minor, Op 74 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • CRD.
  • Belle Chen

    Green on Black

    Performer: Belle Chen.
    • ELTO MUSIC.
  • Arthur Honegger

    Mouvement symphonique No 2, 'Rugby'

    Orchestra: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Decca.
  • Edmond Dédé

    Mephisto Masque

    Performer: David Sachs.
    • Naxos.
  • Shards

    Summer Sickness

    Conductor: Kieran Brunt.
    • Erased Tapes.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Lena Raine

    Postcard from Celeste Mountain [Celeste - Game Soundtrack]

    Performer: Unknown.
    • Ship To Shore Phonograph Co..
  • Georges Bizet

    Jeux d'enfants (Le bal)

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 17.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Intermezzo (Hary Janos Suite, Op 35a)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Zoltan Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 15.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Intermezzo for string trio

    Ensemble: Dante Quartet.
    • HYPERION.
  • Steve Reich

    Sextet (5th mvt)

    Ensemble: LSO Percussion Ensemble.
    • Reich: Sextet, Clapping Music.
    • LSO Live.
    • 7.
  • Enoch Mankayi Sontonga

    Nkosi Sikelel 'IAfrica

    Ensemble: Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
    • Tip-Toe Guys.
    • NASCENTE.
    • 18.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D major for three violins, BWV 1064 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Performer: Johannes Pramsohler. Performer: Bojan Čičić. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
    • J S Bach - Double and Triple Concertos.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
    • 10.

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