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Ellen Pearson, Pt. 2: Something To Shake To

Ellen Pearson, Pt. 2: Something To Shake To

August 27, 2021

In Part 2 of our conversation with Ellen, we hear about her music choices that didn't make the top seven and discuss music for weddings and funerals...

 

Honourable mentions:

Mambo No. 5 (a Little Bit of...) - Lou Bega

Lydia - Gabriel Fauré (performed by The King's Singers)

Chanson triste - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (performed by Gérard Souzay)

Ellen Pearson, Pt 1: Mwah!

Ellen Pearson, Pt 1: Mwah!

August 27, 2021

Alex speaks to mezzo soprano Ellen Pearson about her seven tracks of the moment, in a conversation that also covers weight lifting, Faversham in the winter, Byrd alto lines, and pigeon French! 

 

Music choices:

When the sun goes down - Arctic Monkeys

The Lodger - Jack Thackray

Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35, 3. Finale - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

German - EO

Nadia - Nitin Sawhney

'Una Voce Poco Fa' from Il barbiere di Siviglia - Gioachino Rossini (performed by Maria Callas)

Elegie in E-flat Minor, Op. 3, No. 1 - Sergei Rachmaninoff

 

Listen to the full selection of music on the Spotify playlist available at https://www.alexpatterson.co.uk/

Catherine Lark, Pt. 2: All Grown Up

Catherine Lark, Pt. 2: All Grown Up

June 4, 2021

In Part 2 of our conversation with Catherine, we hear her music choices that didn't make the top seven and talk about the woes of playing in G flat major! 

Catherine Lark, Pt. 1: Opportunities

Catherine Lark, Pt. 1: Opportunities

June 4, 2021

Alex speaks to cellist Catherine Lark about her seven tracks of the moment featuring music by Robert Schumann, Ernest Bloch, John Tavener, Camille Saint-Saëns and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as well as music from The Sound of Music and Into the Woods.

Listen to the full selection of music on the Spotify playlist available at https://www.alexpatterson.co.uk/

Ross Cumming, Pt. 2: Part of the Process

Ross Cumming, Pt. 2: Part of the Process

May 21, 2021

In Part 2 of our conversation with Ross, we hear his music choices that didn't make the top seven and talk opera! 

Ross Cumming, Pt. 1: Making Connections

Ross Cumming, Pt. 1: Making Connections

May 21, 2021

Alex speaks to baritone Ross Cumming about his seven tracks of the moment featuring music by Max Richter, Talisk, William Harris, The Staves, Nina Simone, Siobhan Miller, and J. S. Bach.

Listen to the full selection of music on the Spotify playlist available at https://www.alexpatterson.co.uk/

Emma Brown, Pt 2: Conscious Inclusivity

Emma Brown, Pt 2: Conscious Inclusivity

May 7, 2021

We delve into the mysteries of writing liturgical music for the Catholic church, readdressing the gender imbalance of Cathedral music lists, and the music of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Stay tuned to listen to some of Emma's own gorgeous music!

Emma Brown, Pt 1: A Passport To Something Else

Emma Brown, Pt 1: A Passport To Something Else

May 7, 2021

Alex speaks to mezzo soprano and composer Emma Brown about her seven tracks of the moment featuring music by Tchaikovsky, Sondheim, Adams, Pärt, Gounod, Holst, and Coldplay. Listen to the full selection of music on the Spotify playlist available at https://www.alexpatterson.co.uk/

 

Find out more about Emma and her work: https://ejebrown.com/

Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding

December 17, 2020

In this second episode of our festive special with Ellie and Eden, we discuss our 'piece of coal', a piece of Christmas music we cannot stand, and also some honourable mentions.

Official Spotify playlist available at http://www.alexpatterson.co.uk/patterpod.html

Christmas Main

Christmas Main

December 17, 2020

Ellie and Eden return to the PatterPod in the first of two special festive episodes. In this episode, we discuss our three 'stocking filler' choices of favourite Christmas music.

Official Spotify playlist available at http://www.alexpatterson.co.uk/patterpod.html

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