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What do Puccini, Charlie Chaplin, Faure, Elgar, Richard Strauss, Johann Strauss II, Grieg, and Janacek have in common?
They all had moustaches! This is your presenter Tim’s very subtle Movember theme for the last show in November.
Did you pick it? Full marks if you did!

Playlist: 29 November 2020

– Puccini: Requiem. Vasari Singers/ Jeremy Backhouse.
– Goransson: Black Panther Soundtrack: Wakanda.
– Barry: Chaplin. City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra/ Nic Raine.
– Faure: Papillon, op.77. Ophélie Gaillard, vlc.
– Ethel Smyth: Concerto for Violin, Horn and Orchestra: II. Elegy. Sophie Langdon, vln. Richard Watkins, hrn. BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/ Odaline de la Martinez.
– Elgar: Violin Concerto in B minor, op.61: I. Allegro (opening). James Ehnes, vln. Philharmonia Orchestra/ Andrew Davis.
– Strauss, R: Vier Letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs): I. Frühling (Spring). Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop. London Symphony Orchestra/ Anrew Davis.
– Strauss, J Jnr: Voices of Spring Waltz. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Willi Bovskovsky.
– Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Book I, op. 12, no.2: Waltz. Leif Ove Andsnes, pno.
– Jenkins: Armed Mass – A Mass for Peace: Agnus Dei & Now the Guns Have Stopped. London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Karl Jenkins.
– Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Book V, op.54, no.3: March of the Trolls. Leif Ove Andsnes, pno.
– Janacek: Zdrávas Maria. Christ Church Cathedral Choir.

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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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