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Duration: 2 Hours

A Classical Bedtime

Sunday, 2 May 2021 - 19:00


I, Isaac, wanted an excuse (as a proud Northerner) to drink ginger-infused tea by becoming a member of the upper-middle class. Keoni (a pensioner) wants to feel young again by utilising the vast array of "youf'" words he's learned at university to abuse me from the sidelines every time I make a mistake.

Together, we will undoubtedly make a bedtime show with the singular potential to lull anyone to sleep - but only when we're talking...


Executive Producer

David Hemingway


Track Artist Time
Messiaen: Harawi - I. La Ville qui dormait, toi; II. Bonjour toi, colombe verte; IV. Doundou Tchil Jane Manning, David Miller 19:20
Payne: Horn Trio Jane's Minstrels 19:23
Elgar (elaborated Payne): Symphony No 3 - I. Allegro molto maestoso BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis 19:33
Payne: The World's Winter - I. Nothing Will Die Jane Manning, Nash Ensemble, Lionel Friend 19:50
Schubert: Im Frühling, D882 Christa Ludwig, Gerald Moore 20:02
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Act III (final scene) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Teresa Stich-Randall, Eberhard Wächter, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 20:07
Bernstein: Candide - I Am Easily Assimilated (The Old Lady's Tango) Christa Ludwig (Old Lady), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 20:21
Beethoven: Fidelio - Act I: "Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin? ... Komm, Hoffnung, lass den letzten Stern" Christa Ludwig, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer 20:25
Mahler: Rückert-Lieder - Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen Christa Ludwig, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 20:34
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde - Isoldes Liebestod Christa Ludwig, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer 20:42
Schubert: Ellens Gesang III, D839 "Ave Maria" Christa Ludwig, Geoffrey Parsons 20:50