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The perfect classical half hour

From Joby Talbot's depiction of the January sun rising over the sea to Paule Maurice's portrait of Provence, today's mixtape will help you unwind after a busy week.

From Joby Talbot's depiction of the January sun rising over the sea to Paule Maurice's portrait of the Provence region in France, today's mixtape will help you unwind after a busy week. Mussorgsky's triumphal march marking a Russian victory over the Ottoman Empire gets things off to a strident start and Pachelbel's canon and gigue sounds as fresh as ever. Monteverdi's Laudate peuri Dominum is followed by Frank Bridge's Berceuse for orchestra and Chopin's Grande Valse Brillante will get you swaying and in the weekend mood!

Producer: Ian Wallington

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30 minutes

Music Played

  • Modest Mussorgsky

    The Capture of Kars - march

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • RCA.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Canon and Gigue in D major

    Orchestra: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Archiv.
  • Joby Talbot

    January: A Yellow Disc Rising from the Sea

    Performer: Joby Talbot. Performer: Rob Farrar. Performer: chris worey. Performer: Everton Nelson.
    • SONY.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laudate pueri

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Frank Bridge

    Berceuse

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • Bridge: Suite for Strings etc: Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Cleobury.
    • Conifer.
    • 15.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Grande valse brillante in E flat major, Op 18

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 1.
  • Paule Maurice

    Tableaux de Provence (Le cabridan)

    Performer: Julia Nolan. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CBC.

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