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Monday - James Jolly

James presents a collection of variations and recordings by Maurizio Pollini.

Classical Collection with James Jolly. This week - variations and recordings by the pianist Maurizio Pollini. Today's highlights include Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini performed by the pianist Earl Wild, Chopin's Polonaise in F Sharp Minor courtesy of Maurizio Pollini and Schubert's Tragic Symphony conducted by Gunter Wand.

10.00
Berwald
Estrella de Soria: Overture
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Roy Goodman (conductor)
HYPERION CDA67081/2

10.08
Mozart
"Konstanze, Konstanze, dich wiederzusehen - O wie angstlich"
(Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail)
Ian Bostridge (tenor)
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie (conductor)
ERATO 3984 254902

10.14
Chopin
Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op.44
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
MUZA PNCD003

10.25
Schubert
Symphony No.4 in C minor, D417 - Tragic
Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
Gunter Wand (conductor)
RCA GD60099

10.53
Strauss
Serenade in E flat major, Op.7
London Winds
Michael Collins (conductor)
HYPERION CDD22015

11.08
Handel
Tornami a vagheggiar (Alcina)
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood (conductor)
L'OISEAU-LYRE 436 132-2

11.15
Rachmaninov
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
Earl Wild (piano)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jascha Horenstein (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN6605

11.45
Ravel
Alborada del Gracioso
The Building a Library choice as recommended in last Saturday's CD Review.

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Mon 21 Feb 2011 10:00