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The Swingles, Howard Blake, Nino Gvetadze

Katie Derham presents a mix of music and arts news with live performances from The Swingles and pianist Nino Gvetadze, and The Snowman composer Howard Blake joins us in the studio.

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Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    November: In the Troika (The Seasons, Op 37b)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Tchaikovsky: Suite no. 4 'Mozartiana'/The Seasons: DSO, Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Michel Legrand

    What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life

    Choir: The Swingle Singers.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondino for wind octet (WoO.25) in E flat major

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Reiner Wehle. Performer: Diethelm Jonas. Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Performer: Dag Jensen. Performer: Georg Klütsch. Performer: Klaus Lohrer. Performer: Bruno Schneider. Performer: Niklaus Frisch. Ensemble: Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer.
    • Beethoven: Octet etc.: Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 9.
  • Howard Blake

    The Snowman: Walking in the Air

    Singer: Peter Auty. Orchestra: Sinfonia of London. Conductor: Howard Blake.
    • CBS.
  • Howard Blake

    Concerto for piano and orchestra iii Vivace

    Performer: Howard Blake. Orchestra: Philharmonia. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
    • Columbia.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Zapateado, Op 23 No 2

    Music Arranger: Paul Cassidy. Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Cecilia Echenique

    Drume Negrita

    Performer: Cecilia Echenique.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Horn Concerto No 2 in D major, H VIId 4

    Performer: Wilhelm Bruns. Orchestra: Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Fey.
    • Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 31 (Volume 14): Bruns/Heidelberger Sinfoniker/Fey.
    • Hanssler Classics.
  • Conlon Nancarrow


    Conductor: Ingo Metzmacher. Ensemble: Ensemble Modern.
    • RCA.
  • Ray Charles

    Hallelujah I Love Him So

    Choir: The Swingle Singers.
  • David Mann / Bob Hilliard / Keith Jarrett / Kurt Elling

    Leaving Again / In The Wee Small Hours

    Choir: The Swingle Singers.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no.5 in B flat major, D.485 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Schubert: 8 Symphonies: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Rigaudon (Le tombeau de Couperin)

    Performer: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Josep Pons.
    • Ravel: Jeux de Miroirs.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Morning Serenade and Dance with Mandolins (Romeo and Juliet)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • CBS.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (4th mvt, Saltarello (Presto))

    Conductor: Frans Brüggen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.
    • Philips.
  • Cyril Scott


    Performer: Nino Gvetadze.
  • Cyril Scott

    Paradise Birds (Poems)

    Performer: Nino Gvetadze.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 2 in B minor Op 31

    Performer: Nino Gvetadze.
  • Léo Delibes

    Lakme: Flower Duet

    Singer: Pretty Yende. Singer: Kate Aldrich. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • Sony Classical.
  • John Jenkins

    Fantasy No 6 in D major for six-part consort

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • Jenkins: Six-Part Consorts - Phantasm.
    • Avie.
    • 15.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • Sibelius: Complete Symphonies/Three Late Fragments.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.


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