Poster Composer Tansy Davies
This episode of 'Extra Eclectic' features music by Tansy Davies.
Extra Eclectic

May Day music

Extra Eclectic - May 1, 2024

No sooner have we marked the coming of spring than you might have found yourself being wished a happy Beltane today; the first day of May is considered the first day of summer in Celtic tradition. Whether you’re giving thanks for spring or summer, there’s little doubt that things are greening outside — and we celebrate that on this week’s Extra Eclectic, with music by Tansy Davies, Zho Long, Zibuokle Martinaityte and more. 


The Wind (El Viento)
Mario Armengol
Isabelle Perrin, harp

Valgeir Sigurdsson
Siggi String Quartet
Dorian 92232

Just Constellations: The Acoustic Constellation: Spring
Michael Harrison
Roomful of Teeth
New Amsterdam 134

Sielunmaisema: Spring
Zibuokle Martinaityte
Karolis Variakojis, conductor
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
Rokas Vaitkevicius, cello
Ondine 1403

Zhou Long
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71349

Tansy Davies
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
NMC 260

Nina C. Young
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Pentatone 7161

Paul Fowler
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
Innova 856

Song without Words
Augusta Read Thomas
Jordan Bak, viola
Delphian 34317

Violin Concerto
Huw Watkins
Edward Gardner, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alina Ibragimova, violin
NMC 224

Insula Deserta
Erkki-Sven Tuur
Juha Kangas, conductor
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Finlandia 97893

Gemma Peacocke
Bright Shiny Things 197

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