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Music for the night

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Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    'Soir' from 2 Songs, Op 83 No 2

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Ruby Hughes.
  • Franz Schreker

    'Nachtstuck' - orchestral interlude from Der ferne Klang

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • John Coltrane Quartet

    It's Easy to Remember

    • Impulse.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 13 in D major: 2nd mvt

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Poppy Ackroyd


    Performer: Poppy Ackroyd.
    • Denoavali Records.
  • Charlie Chaplin

    Smile from the film 'Modern Times'

    Performer: Peter Moore. Performer: James Baillieu.
  • Traditional Afghan


    Performer: Homayun Sakhi.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
  • Claude Debussy

    Beau Soir

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jennifer Johnston.


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