Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Desert Island Discs

I have just put together my Desert Island Discs and entered it here:

Mozart Requiem
Beethoven Violin Concerto
John Ireland Hymn "My Song is Love Unknown"
Bach Mass in B Minor
Handel Messiah
Elgar Dream of Gerontius
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no 2
Saint-Saens Organ Symphony

Also rans:
Bach Toccatas
Beethoven Symphony nos 3, 6 & 9
Beethoven Piano Concerto no 3 & 5
Mozart Piano Concerto nos 21 & 23
Mozart Clarinet Concerto
Vierne Finale from Organ Symphony no1
Franck Organ Final
Verdi Requiem
Faure Requiem
Faure Cantique de Jean Racine
Dvorak New World Symphony
Berlioz Requiem
Brahms A German Requiem
Bruckner Symhony no 4
Mahler Symphony nos 1, 2 'Resurrection', 4 & 5
Purcell Funeral music
Schubert Symphony no 8 'Unfinished'
Dvorak 'New World' Symphony
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Allegri Miserere
Tavener The Lamb
Schostakovich Piano Concertos

It is so difficult to decide, but I wanted to include organ, piano, symphony and concerto as well as choral, and have all different composers.

See a fuller list of my favourites here: