…and so to sleep


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Max Bruch: Serenade:

I. Andante con moto 0:00
II. Allegro moderata, alla marcia 9:25
III. Notturno: Andante sostenuto 18:47
IV. Allegro energico e vivace 28:33


Tchaikovsky: Sérénade mélancolique


Sibelius: Serenade in g, Op. 69b


Bernstein: Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium)

I Phaedrus: Pausanias
II Aristophanes
III Erixymathus
IV Agathon
V Socrates: Alcibiades.


Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn & String Orchestra – 7. Keats: Sonnet, To Sleep


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4 thoughts on “…and so to sleep

  1. What a perfectly chosen subject for this grey winter, so beautifully delivered with the perfect ending. Thank you very much

  2. Thanks for a wonderful course, Chris. Has raised my spirits no end and introduced me to some fascinating music.

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