The music and the players

Claude Debussy: Estampes, L. 100: 1. Pagodes; 3. Jardins sous la pluie

François-Joël Thiollier, piano

The gamelan music is Ladrang Wilujeng, slendro manyura specially recorded for Cacophony by Southbank Gamelan Players.

Claude Debussy: Prélude à “L’après-midi d’un faune” (Afternoon of a faun), L.86

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

Ali Rahbari, conductor

Toro Takemitsu: Spirit Garden

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop, conductor

Parlez-moi d’amour (Speak to me of love) written by Jean Lenoir, sung by Lucienne Boyer

Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-symphonie 6. Jardin du sommeil

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Antoni Wit, orchestra

Maurice Ravel: Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose): 5. Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes (Laideronnette, Empress of the pagodas); 6. Le jardin féerique (The fairy garden)

Lyon National Orchestra

Leonard Slatkin, conductor