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The Marian Consort and Monteverdi String Band, Sean Shibe, Olga and Matthew

Sean Rafferty is joined by members of The Marian Consort and Monteverdi String Band, guitarist Sean Shibe, and piano and story-telling duo Olga and Matthew.

Sean Rafferty is joined by members of The Marian Consort and Monteverdi String Band ahead of their concert exploring the life of Galileo at this year's Baroque at the Edge festival. The guitarist Sean Shibe also joins Sean to play live in the studio, and pianist Olga Jegunova with storyteller Matthew Crampton introduce their collaboration, which blends traditional tales with improvisations around classical themes.

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Music Played

  • David Popper

    Elfentanz, Op. 39

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Complices.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 6.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    O ciechi il tanto affaticar che...

    Choir: Marian Consort. Ensemble: Monteverdi String Band.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    König Stephan, Op. 117: Overture

    Orchestra: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Beethoven: König Stephan & Other Choral Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Olga & Matthew

    The Flaming Firebird and the Princess Vasilisa

    Performer: Olga Jegunova. Performer: Matthew Crampton.
  • Olga & Matthew

    Diana and Actaeon (extract)

    Performer: Olga Jegunova. Performer: Matthew Crampton. Featured Artist: Maurice Ravel.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Serenade for Strings, Op 22 (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Tchaikovsky & Dvorak: Serenades: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Mar.
    • Decca.
  • Giulio Caccini

    Io che dal ciel cader farei la luna

    Choir: Marian Consort. Ensemble: Monteverdi String Band.
  • Cipriano de Rore

    Alcun non può saper

    Choir: Marian Consort. Ensemble: Monteverdi String Band.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in D major, Wq 183 No 1 (3rd mvt)

    Conductor: Karl Richter. Orchestra: Munich Bach Orchestra.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob.VIIh:1 "Lyra organizzata"; I. Allegro con spirito

    Performer: Ana de la Vega. Performer: Ramón Ortega Quero. Ensemble: TrondheimSolistene. Conductor: Geir Inge Lotsberg.
    • Haydn, A. Stamitz & C. Stamitz: Concertos.
    • PENTATONE.
    • 1.
  • David Lang

    prisoner of the state (extract)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Singer: Eric Owens. Singer: Alan Oke. Conductor: Jaap van Zweden. Singer: Julie Mathevet. Singer: Jarrett Ott. Singer: Matthew Pearce. Singer: John Matthew Myers. Singer: Steven Eddy. Singer: Rafael Porto. Ensemble: Men of the Concert Chorale of New York.
    • Davd Lang’s prisoner of the state.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    The Hebrides, Op 26

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Orchestra: Orchestre des Champs‐Élysées.
    • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream: Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 12.
  • Eriks Esenvalds

    Evening

    Choir: Pacific Lutheran University Choir of the West. Conductor: Richard Nance. Singer: Marissa Moultrie.
    • There Will Come Soft Rains: Choral Music by Ēriks Ešenvalds.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 11.
  • Lady Margaret Wemyss

    Mervell's Sarabande / Ladie lie near me

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • David Fennessy

    Rosewood (5 short pieces for guitar, No 3)

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto no. 5 in F major Op.103 (Egyptian); 3rd mvt Molto allegro

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • John Dowland

    Come heavy Sleep

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Fra il padre, e fra l'amante (La donna del lago)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Conductor: Edoardo Müller. Choir: Santa Cecilia Chorus. Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra.
    • Colbran, The Muse.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gavotte (Violin Partita No.3. BWV.1006)

    Music Arranger: Sergey Rachmaninov. Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
    • DG.

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