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The Joy of Classical Music

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The Joy of Classical Music Ep 19- 18-09-2023( 0:58:14)       
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From the grim depths of Soviet Russia to the bright tropical rainforests of Hawaii, birds are a bit of a theme today with the now extinct Hawaiian Kauai and the English Lark featuring. Then there's Terry Riley, minimalist composer and tape loop pioneer regaling us with his strange and joyous visions. Otherwise it's the usual eclectic mix. Track 1. Sylvia McNair performing Hark! Hark! the Echoing Air from Henry Purcell’s 1692 semi opera, The Fairy Queen. Track 2. Alexander Liebermann - The Last Song of the Kauai Track 3. Gavrill Popov - Chamber Symphony for Seven Instruments performed by the USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra Track 4. Terry Riley A Rainbow in the Curved Air Track 5. Maurice Ravel - Valley Of The Bells Track 6. Sergei Rachmaninoff - How Peaceful performed by Norwegian trumpet virtuoso Tine Thing Helseth Track 7. Sergei Rachmaninoff - How Peaceful performed by soprano Anna Netrebko. Track 8. Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending performed by The London Philharmonic
Published: 18/09/2023 10:00:00 p.m.