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This programme first aired during National Volunteer Week 2020. This week’s music is chosen by or played for some of JOY’s fabulous volunteers. There are some “top of the pops” classics plus some rarely heard music from the opera Thaïs.

And don’t forget, your programme producer and host is a volunteer too! Thank you Timothy Perry!!

Playlist: 24 May 2020

    • Barry: Dances with Wolves: Ride to Fort Hays, and John Dunbar Theme.
    • Williams: Lincoln (2012 film): With Malice Toward None.
    • Massenet: Thaïs: Act II Meditation. Renaud Capuçon, vln. National Bordeaux Aquitaine Orch/ Yves Abel.
    • Massenet: Thaïs: Act I Prelude; Act III: Baigne d’eau mes mains et mes lèvres (Bathe my hands and my lips; Act III: C’est toi, mon père (It’s you, my father). Renée Fleming, sop. Thomas Hampson, bar. National Bordeaux Aquitaine Orch/ Yves Abel.
    • Rossini: William Tell: Overture (galop). Academy of St.Martin in the Fields/ Sir Neville Marriner.
    • Handel: Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba. Gabrieli Consort/ Paul McCreesh.
    • Handel: Solomon: When the sun o’er yonder hills. Andreas Scholl, counter-tenor. Gabrieli Consort/ Paul McCreesh.
    • Bizet: Pearl Fishers: Duet: Au Fond du temple saint. Jussi Bjorling, ten. Robert Merrill, baritone.

Photo: Many hands make light work! If you would like to volunteer at JOY 94.9, contact the station at any time. There’s a great variety of things that you can do.


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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