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The great escape

An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening, from classical to contemporary and everything in between.

21 days left to listen

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 3 Dec 2019 23:00

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Romance sans paroles No 3 in A flat major

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Autograph.
    • Erato.
    • 2.
  • Joe Henderson, Steve Swallow, Pete La Roca & Steve Kuhn

    Lazy Afternoon

    • Ballads In Blue (Big Sounds For The Small Hours).
    • Blue Note.
    • 8.
  • Judith Weir

    Nuits d'Afrique: Le village

    Singer: Ailish Tynan. Ensemble: Hebrides Ensemble.
    • Airs from another Planet.
    • Delphian.
    • 4.
  • Tangerine Dream

    Movements of a Visionary

    • The Virgin Years 1974-1978.
    • Virgin ‎.
    • 3.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    String Quartet No 6 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Jerusalem Quartet ‎– String Quartets.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Anne Boyd

    As I crossed a Bridge of Dreams

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • A Bridge of Dreams.
    • Dacapo.
    • 19.
  • Liz Carroll

    A Long Night on the Misty Moor

    • In Play.
    • Compass Records.
    • 12.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Suite troileana for 2 guitars: 2nd mvt 'Bandoneon'

    Performer: Odair Assad. Performer: Sérgio Assad.
    • Saga Dos Migrantes.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 9.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Le Temple de la gloire: Air tendre pour les Muses

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Rameau: Une Symphonie Imaginaire.
    • DG Archiv.
    • 5.
  • Kraftwerk

    Radioland

    • 3-D (The Catalogue).
    • Parlophone.
    • 2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Winter Words Op 52: Midnight on the Great Western

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson.
    • Benjamin Britten - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Graham Johnson (2).
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Ramzi Aburedwan & Friends

    Bahar

    • The Rough Guide To The Music Of Palestine.
    • World Music Network.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Three-Part Invention in C minor, BWV 788

    Performer: Dmitry Sitkovetsky. Performer: Yuri Zhislin. Performer: Luigi Piovano.
    • The Art of Transcription.
    • Nimbus.
    • 44.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Concerto No 2 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Hélène Grimaud. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Brahms: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2.
    • DG.
    • 3.
  • Jon Brion

    Little Person (from the soundtrack to Synecdoche, New York)

    Performer: Jon Brion. Singer: Deanna Storey.
    • Synecdoche, New York.
    • Lakeshore Records.
    • 17.

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