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Jess Gillam with... Evelyn, George and Emma

In a special edition of the show with BBC Ten Pieces, Jess is joined in the studio by young musicians Evelyn, George and Emma to listen to music by Brahms, Grieg, Clean Bandit and a number from the hit musical Hamilton.

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28 minutes

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Scaramouche

    Performer: Jess Gillam. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Florence Price

    Symphony in E minor (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: New Black Music Repertory Ensemble. Conductor: Leslie B.Dunner.
    • Albany records.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt, Op. 23: In The Hall Of The Mountain King

    Performer: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Edvard Grieg

    In The Hall Of The Mountain King (from Peer Gynt)

    Performer: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra. Music Arranger: Duke Ellington.
    • Philips.
  • Lera Auerbach

    24 Preludes For Violin And Piano, Op.46; No.15

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Jacques Ammon.
    • DG.
  • Lera Auerbach

    24 Preludes For Violin And Piano, Op.46; No.4

    Performer: Vadim Gluzman. Performer: Angela Yoffe.
    • BIS.
  • Clean Bandit

    Symphony

    Ensemble: Clean Banit. Featured Artist: Zara Larsson.
    • Atlantic.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Charles Mingus

    Moanin'

    • Atlantic.
  • Michael Nyman

    Time Lapse

    Performer: Michael Nyman Band.
    • Decca.
  • Henry Purcell

    Rondeau (Abdelazar)

    Ensemble: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Rondeaux Royaux: The Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Fugue)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Lin‐Manuel Miranda

    The Schuyler Sisters (from Hamilton)

    Performer: Members of the Cast.
    • Atlantic.

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