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The perfect classical half hour

A Mixtape with a bit of a brass theme going on, with a William Byrd Battle, Walton's Orb and Sceptre March, a little John Philip Sousa and a Balinese gamelan ensemble. With some welcome relief from Bach, Chopin and Liszt.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • William Byrd

    The Battle arr. for brass ensemble (No 15, The Earl of Oxford's March)

    Music Arranger: Elgar Howarth. Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
    • La Battaglia: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
    • Decca.
    • 24.
  • John Philip Sousa

    Washington Post

    Ensemble: Morton Gould's Symphonic Band.
    • Brass & Percussion - Sousa / Goldman / Gould.
    • RCA.
    • 15.
  • Béla Bartók

    Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Stephen Kovacevich. Performer: Michael De Roo. Performer: Willy Goudswaard.
    • DECCA.
  • Wayan Lotring


    • Homage to Wayan Lotring.
    • Ocora.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 3 in C sharp major

    Ensemble: Trio SR9.
    • Naive.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2

    Performer: Jean‐Bernard Pommier.
    • The Chopin Experience.
    • Warner Classics and Jazz.
    • 4.
  • Franz Liszt

    Consolation in D flat major, S.172 no.3

    Performer: Agnès Clément.
    • Le rossignol en amour.
    • Genuin.
    • 24.
  • William Walton

    Orb and Sceptre coronation march

    Conductor: Frederick Fennell. Orchestra: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Mercury.


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