This podcast features music inspired by Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist, poet, playwright, and historian, whose birthday it it is on the day of this live broadcast.
And we have the first QOTN airing of Sally Whitwell, Australian pianist, composer, ARIA winner and lgbtq feminist. It won’t be the last!!

Playlist: 15 August 2021

– Rossini: L’italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): Act I: “Languir per una bella” (Longing for a beautiful woman) – sung in French. Alain Vanzo, ten.
– Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps): Part I: IV. Spring Rounds. Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/ Vasily Petrenko.
– Delibes: Coppélia: Tableau 1: No.1 Waltz. L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/ Richard Bonynge.
– Schubert: Ave Maria, D.839. Yehudi Menuhin, vln.
– Whitwell: Winter Love. Sally Whitwell, pno. Acacia Quartet.
– Armand Amar: Home:: Cum Dederit. Sandrine Piau, sop.
– Puccini: Tosca: E Lucevan le stelle. Alain Vanzo, ten.
– Rossini: La Donna del Lago arr. for wind ensemble: movement no.2. Italian Classical Consort.
– Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms: I. Exaudi orationem meam, Domine (Hear My Prayer, Lord). Berlin Radio Chorus & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/ Pierre Boulez.
– Mendelssohn: Piano Trio no.1 in D minor, op.49. Beaux Arts Trio.

Graphic: Igor Stravinsky and Vaslav Nijinsky by Bettmann/Getty Images

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