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This week we look at composers and artists whose names are geographical – a search that’s come up with some nice finds.

This show includes:

J.S. Bach
Concerto No. 2 In F Major, BWV 1047: III. Allegro Assai
Academy Of Ancient Music & Richard Egarr

Marcos Portugal
Aria from Le donne cambiate (The Mistress and the Maid or The Triumph of Humility)
Ana Paula Russo, soloist with the City of London Sinfonia, Álvaro Cassuto, conducting.

Benjamin Britten
3 Divertimenti: II. Waltz (Allegretto)
Endellion String Quartet

Gustav Holst
Mars, The Bringer of War
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta conducting.

Benjamin Britten
Sea Fever
Teddy Tahu Rhodes & Sharolyn Kimmorley

Jean Françaix
L’heure Du Berger: I. Les Vieux Beaux
Jeremy Polmear And Friends & Anthony Robb & Jeremy Polmear & Neyire Ashworth & Philip Gibbon

Gustav Mahler
Kindertotenlieder: Non Seh’ich Wohl
George London & WDR Symphony Orchestra & Otto Klemperer

Jacques Offenbach
Hoffmanns Erzählungen-Oper In Drei Akten, Einem Vor-Und Einem Nachspiel, Vorspiel: Nr. 5 Lied &… (Gesamtaufnahme In Deutscher Sprache)
Siegfried Jerusalem & Ilse Gramatzki & Norbert Orth & Peter Lika & Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Mozart
Symphony In B-Flat Major K182 : II. Andantino Grazioso (K173da)
Academy Of Ancient Music & Jaap Schröder & Christopher Hogwood

Philip Glass
Ahhnaten’s Hymn To The Aten From Act II, Scene 4 Of Akhnaten
Paul Esswood; Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra & Chorus

 

About the author: Arion

 

Arion is the Executive Producer of JOY 94.9's The Informer Daily, a national current affairs program. He enjoys storytelling, a good book and hanging out with his dogs.

 

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