Fugata Quintet, Alexander Stewart and Jazz at Cafe Society, Xavier de Maistre on BBC Radio 3 – FUGATA QUINTET

Fugata Quintet, Alexander Stewart and Jazz at Cafe Society, Xavier de Maistre on BBC Radio 3

Presented by Suzy Klein.

The Fugata Quintet are a young Nuevo Tango ensemble who play the music of the Argentinian tango composer Astor Piazzolla in the style and instrumentation that the composer himself envisaged. They perform with this line-up – accordion, guitar, piano, double bass and violin – live in the In Tune studio.

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Music and featured items

20 items

Timings are shown from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • LIVE

    • 00:01

      Singer / ZaretOne Meat Ball

      Performer: Jazz at Café Society: Alex Webb (piano); Alexander Stewart (voice); Jo Caleb (guitar); Gary Crosby (double bass); Frank Griffith (tenor sax); Sue Richardson (trumpet); Nathaniel Cross (trombone)


  • 00:04

    Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D major RV93

    Performer: Xavier de Maistre harp Performer: L’Arte del Mondo Performer: Werner Ehrhardt (director)

    Sony 8869737732, Tr. 1-3


    • Xavier de Maistre


  • 00:18

    Image for Giovanni Battista Pescetti

    Giovanni Battista PescettiSonata in C minor

    Arranger: Xavier De Maistre Performer: Xavier de Maistre (harp)

    Sony 8869737732, Tr.12-14

  • 00:25

    Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz SchubertNacht und Traume, D.827

    Performer: Ian Bostridge (tenor) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    EMI CDC5563472-2, Tr.10

  • LIVE

    • 00:32

      Image for Ástor Piazzolla

      Ástor PiazzollaRetrato de Milton

      Performer: Fugata Quintet: Zivorad Nikolic (accordion); Anastasios Mavroudis (violin); Antonis Hatzinikolaou (guitar); Anahit Chaushyan piano; James Opstad double bass


  • 00:41

    Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric HandelMessiah: Aria: Evr’y valley

    Performer: Philip Langridge Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Signum SIGCD074-2, CD1 Tr. 4

  • 00:36

    Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude DebussyLa Mer: Jeux de vagues

    Performer: Halle Performer: Mark Elder (conductor)

    Halle CD HLL 7513, CD1 Tr. 2

  • LIVE


    • Fugata Quintet


  • LIVE

  • 01:10

    Image for Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyNutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Simon Rattle (conductor)

    EMI 6463852-2, CD2 Tr. 9


    • Alex Webb – Jazz at Cafe Society


  • 01:17

    Image for Henryk Wieniawski

    Henryk WieniawskiViolin Concerto No.2: 3rd movt

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz (violin) Performer: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Performer: Izler Solomon (conductor)

    RCA GD60927-1, Tr. 9

  • LIVE

    • 01:25

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      [traditional]I left my baby (blues)

      Performer: Jazz at Café Society


  • 01:33

    Image for Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Tomás Luis de VictoriaSalve regina (1583)

    Performer: Choir of Westminster Cathedral Performer: Martin Baker (Master of Music)

    Hyperion CDA67891, Tr. 1


    • Alex Webb & Alexander Stewart


  • LIVE

  • 01:37

    Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van BeethovenSonata no.8 ‘Pathetique’ 2nd movt

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    Decca 478 3513, CD2 Tr. 3

  • 01:52

    Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian BachPrelude & Fughetta in G major BWV902

    Performer: Christoph Rousset (harpsichord)

    Aparte AP010, Tr. 16-17