A wonderfully exhilarating and punchy fusion from the writer of West Side Story. Here’s my intro: And the music is here, with video: And here on Spotify: If you liked this please comment below!
A simply stunning, jazzy clarinet concerto. Quintessentially American! Here’s the introduction: And then the music, with the excellent Martin Fröst as soloist, here: and here:
Evocative, moving and reflective. Introduction: Listen here: No video today – this feels like an eyes closed kinda piece!or here on Spotify:
Four much loved pieces by Grieg, giving us bright mornings, quiet mourning, exotic-isa love interest and mountain trolls! What’s not to love? First, the introduction: Here are the links to the music: and on Spotify:
Five pieces (six actually) inspired and influenced by nature and the East. When the organisers of the Paris Universal Exposition in 1889 invited gamelan players from Indonesia they introduced French composers to a whole world of new and exciting possibilities … Listen