Friday, 9 June 2017

Helpful notes

In recent weeks, when the real world has shown so much ugliness, I felt drawn towards creating a playlist where the selections would have little in common, other than their sheer beauty. Yet again, music is the balm, the antidote. I hope you enjoy these choices.

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Ian Bostridge, Julius Drake: Schubert, 'Litanei Auf Das Fest Allerseelen'


Kate Bush: 'The Sensual World'


Dead Can Dance: 'Ullyses'


Nick Drake: 'Cello Song' [Peel Session version... with a flute instead!]


Brian Eno: 'The Big Ship'


Peter Gabriel & Sinead O'Connor: 'Blood Of Eden'


Susan Graham, Roger Vignoles: Hahn, 'A Chloris'


Joni Mitchell: 'Carey'


Nigel North: Dowland, 'Mrs Winter's Jump'


Penguin Café Orchestra: 'Music For A Found Harmonium'


Simon & Garfunkel: 'For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her'


Strawberry Switchblade: 'Deep Water'


Vox Clamantis & Weekend Guitar Trio: 'Mandatum Novum'


Martha Wainwright: 'Far Away'


Yuja Wang: Scarlatti, Sonata in G major Kk427



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