Clarinet Concerto In A Major – Mozart

The most ravishing music on earth. Makes me think of decades of not quite learning to play the clarinet.

The Pearl Fishers’ Duet – Bizet, Sung By Jussi Bjorling And Robert Merrill

My father and grandfather used to sing it together at the piano.

I’d Be Surprisingly Good For You From Evita

Seduction and courtship.

Two Sleepy People – Peter Skellern

Exhausted years of early marriage, all the kids in bed at last, dancing half asleep in each other’s arms.

Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ The Boat From Guys And Dolls

Hours spent listening to a teenage son practising for the part of Nicely Nicely Johnson. Just one boat-rocking line and I’m back there.