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Russia - Orthodox and unorthodox

A musical journey taking us from England old and new (Dowland and Elgar), Scotland new and newer (a track from Anna Meredith's new album, plus Peter Maxwell Davies's arrangements of Bach) via Sweden (Berwald) to Russian orthodox and not-so-orthodox (music from Borodin and the folk band Otava Yo).

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Music Played

  • John Dowland

    Mistress Winter's Jumps

    Ensemble: ExTempore.
  • Otava Yo

    Once upon a time on a high hill

    • Otava Yo.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Franz Liszt

    Impromptu ("Nocturne") in F sharp major

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • Vladimir Horowitz: Studio Recordings.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C sharp major, BWV.848

    Music Arranger: Peter Maxwell Davies. Ensemble: The Fires of London. Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies.
    • Renaissance & Baroque Realisations.
    • Unicorn-Kanchana.
    • 6.
  • Anna Meredith


    Performer: Anna Meredith. Performer: Maddie Cutter.
    • Fibs.
    • Moshi Moshi Records.
  • Edward Elgar

    Salut d'amour arr Milone

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Elgar: Cello Concerto: Natalie Clein.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Trad.

    Hail, O Virgin

    Ensemble: Optina Pustyn.
    • Orthodox Chants.
    • ARC.
    • 012.
  • Franz Berwald

    Septet in B flat major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Gervase de Peyer. Ensemble: Melos Ensmble.
    • EMI Classics.


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