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A Night on the Ocean

An adventurous, immersive swirl of music capturing the essence of the sea at night. Music from John Luther Adams and Ravel to Philip Glass, Elvis Presley and everything in between.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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New Year's Day 2020 23:00

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'Eau

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The complete solo piano music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Steve Turre

    Spiritland - All Blues

    • Spiritman.
    • Smoke Sessions Records.
    • 10.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music Suite No.1 In F, HWV 348: 5. Air

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Water Music - Overture "Il Pastor Fido".
    • Archiv.
    • 5.
  • Moira Smiley & Voco

    Bring Me Little Water, Silvy

    • Circle Square Diamond and Flag.
    • 2.
  • Dai Fujikura

    Okeanos: Breathing Tides

    Performer: Okeanos.
    • Dai Fujikura: Secret Forest.
    • NMC.
    • 8.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea Pictures, Op. 37: IV. Where Corals Lie

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • Cello Concerto / Sea Pictures.
    • EMI.
    • 8.
  • Granville Bantock

    Song to the Seals

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Stephen Hough's English Album.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Philip Glass

    Aguas da Amazonia: No. 4, Amazon Rive

    Ensemble: Third Coast Percussion.
    • Paddle To The Sea.
    • Cedille.
    • 9.
  • Elvis Presley

    Harbour Lights

    • The Sun Collection.
    • RCA.
    • 17.
  • Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir

    Oceans

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daníel Bjarnason.
    • Sono Luminus DSL-92237.
    • Sono Luminus.
  • Traditional Sephardic

    Ya Salió De La Mar

    Performer: Petter Udland Johansen. Singer: Arianna Savall.
    • Hirundo Maris (Chants Du Sud Et Du Nord).
    • ECM.
    • 3.
  • Tri Nguyen

    Waterdrops

    Performer: Tri Nguyen.
    • The Art of the Vietnamese Zither – Đàn Tranh.
    • ARC Music.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: I. Dawn

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Neeme Järvi conducts Britten.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Eriks Esenvalds

    A Drop in the Ocean

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Eriks Ešenvalds: Passion & Resurrection.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • 박지하

    On Water

    • Philos.
    • Glitterbeat.
    • 8.
  • John Luther Adams

    Become Ocean (excerpt)

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Ludovic Morlot.
    • Adams, J L: Become Ocean.
    • Cantaloupe.
    • 1.
  • Tim Buckley

    Song to the Siren

    • Starsailor.
    • Straight.
    • 5.

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