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Music to listen to before you emigrate to a desert island

For any singer or instrumentalist listening to music is an essential aid to performance interpretation and style. Music also enriches our lives, particularly in difficult times.

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Coronation Ode Movement 6 - Elgar

from BBC Proms. Gardiner and BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Added by Steve B (Admin) on 16/12/2020 (ID: 150)


From the Bavarian Highlands Op. 27 - Edward Elgar

This is another neglected work by Elgar which also comes into the 'great' category. Hard to believe that Elgar was a self-taught composer.

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 112)


My love dwelt in a northern land - Edward Elgar

This certainly comes into the neglected category

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 111)


Ocean Sounds

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 110)


You'll never walk alone (from Carousel) - Rodgers

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 109)


A Wartime Sketchbook, 1941-42 (1990) - Walton

Ok. I admit it. Walton is in my top 5 of favourite composers.

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 105)


Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen - Mahler

Dame Janet Baker. Sublime!

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 104)


Petite messe solennelle - Kyrie - Rossini

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 108)


Requiem - Faure

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 107)


Symphony No. 2 'Lobgesang' - Mendelssohn

Halle Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder, listen from 24m 30s

Added by Steve B (Admin) on 13/10/2020 (ID: 106)

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