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Switch up your listening with classical music

A half hour of eclectic classical music taking in haunting vespers, a blissful violin sonata and a jazz-infused saxophone concerto.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 9 in E flat major, Op 70 (3rd mvt)

    Conductor: Vasily Petrenko. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Symphonies Nos. 5 and 9.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Violin sonata in C minor H 514/WQ 78 - 2nd movement

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Bruno Canino.
    • Bach: Violin Sonatas etc..
    • Philips.
    • 15.
  • Feng Liu

    The Chinese Garden: II. Red Flowers

    Composer: Stephen Goss. Performer: Xuefei Yang.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Georg Frideric Handel

    Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden HWV 210

    Singer: Christina Högman. Ensemble: I Quattro Temperamenti.
    • BIS.
  • Caroline Shaw

    Plan & Elevation: The Beech Tree

    Ensemble: Attacca Quartet.
    • Orange.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 7.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    Vespers in Venice

    Performer: Richard Shaw.
    • Piper's Dream.
    • DEUX-ELLES.
    • 13.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Romain Leleu. Orchestra: Baltic Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Emmanuel Leducq‐Barôme.
    • Aparte.
  • Anon

    Brid one brere (Bird on a briar) (13th century)

    Singer: John Potter.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Gary Carpenter

    SET - III. Footso

    Performer: Iain Ballamy. Conductor: Clark Rundell. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • NIMBUS.

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