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Olympics, levity, legends and more – this program is designed to lift your spirits and take your mind off isolation, masks and sanitiser.

Playlist: 02 August 2020

  • Vivaldi: L’Olimpiade: Del Destin non vi lagnate. Concerto Italiano/ Rinaldo Allesandrini.
  • Beethoven: Marmotte. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
  • Barber: The Daisies, op.2 no.1. Leontyne Price, sop.
  • Wagner: Parsifal: Prelude to Act I. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Sir Georg Solti.
  • Chausson: Le Roi Arthur. Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique/ Armin Jordan.
  • Rachmaninov: Lilacs. Played by Rachmaninov.
  • Nigel Hess: Ladies in Lavender. Joshua Bell, vln.
  • Rudolf Friml: Rose-Marie: Indian Love Call. Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy.
  • Haydn: String Quartet no.6 in C major: III. Adagio. Kodaly Quartet.
  • Vaughan-Williams: Serenade to Music (opening). London Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus/ Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Arvo Pärt: Lamentate: Fragile e conciliante (Fragile & Passive). Ralph van Raat, pno. Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic/ JoAnn Falletta.
  • Shostakovich: The Gadfly Suite: VIII. Romance. Academy of St.Martin in the Fields/ Sir Neville Marriner.


Picture credit : Anish Kapoor – Marsyas 2002  … Ugly? Or not?


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.


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