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The perfect classical half hour

In Tune’s specially curated playlist: restless birds, a companionable cat, and a dangerous sprite.

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Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 8 in G major, H I 8, 'Le soir' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Samuel Barber

    The Monk and his Cat (Hermit Songs)

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Performer: André Previn.
    • Critics' Choice: American Songs.
    • Decca.
    • 27.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Rinaldo - opera in 3 acts: Act 1 sc.6; Augellette, che cantate [aria, Almirena]

    Singer: Cecilia Bartoli. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • DECCA.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Ondine (Gaspard de la nuit)

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Chopin/Liszt/Ravel: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Tango Suite (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Patrick Gallois. Performer: Göran Söllscher.
    • Piazzolla for Two - Tangos for Flute & Guitar: Patrick Gallois, Goran Sollscher.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Robert Johnson

    Have you seen the bright lily grow for voice and lute

    Singer: John Potter. Ensemble: Dowland Project.
    • Care-Charming Sleep.
    • ECM.
    • 12.

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