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In this podcast we start with ballet music, end with a funeral march and have some wonderfully deep Russian bass voices, and more, in between. What’s not to enjoy!

Playlist: …. 23 February 2020

• 2 Excerpts from the Ballet Royal de la Nuit. Ensemble Correspondances/ Sébastien Daucé.
• Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Dance of the Knights. Philadelphia Orchestra/ Riccardo Muti.
• Pavel Chesnokov: Blessed is the Man. Vadimir Miller. Men’s Choir of the Valaam Singing Culture Institute/ Igor Ushakov.
• Ibert: Le Jardinier de Samos Suite: II. Air de Danse.
• Brahms: Intermezzo no.2 in A, op.118. Glenn Gould, pno.
• Lidarti: Concerto for Harpsichord & violin: III. Allegro. Auser Musici/ Carlo Ipata.
• Britten: Missa Brevis, op.63: Gloria.
• Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne: Let Rolling Streams Their Gladness Show. Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin/ Marcus Creed, Andreas Scholl.
• Chopin (arranged by Elgar): Piano Sonata no.2 in B-flat minor, op.35: III. Funeral March. London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Sir Adrian Boult.

Photo: Source of Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

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About the author: Margaret


Long-time JOY 94.9 listener. Podcaster since 2015: formerly - Friday Drive (Driving you mad, driving you crazy); currently - Friday Night Live with David & Sue; Queen of the Night; Queer Concert Hall.


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