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Friday - James Jolly

with James Jolly. This week - music inspired by Ireland, Irish musicians and recordings by Gidon Kremer. Today's highlights include Neville Marriner conducting Handel's Messiah, Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto from our Friday virtuoso Barry Douglas and the tragic love of Tristan und Isolde from George Szell.

10.00
Bax
Dance in the Sunlight (Three Pieces for small orchestra)
English Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Tate (conductor)
EMI CDM 764200-2

10.05
Handel
I know that my redeemer liveth (Messiah)
Sylvia McNair (soprano)
Academy and Chorus of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner (conductor)
PHILIPS 434 695-2

10.25
Dvarionas
Elegie
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Gidon Kremer (violin/conductor)
TELDEC 0630 14654-2

Our Friday Virtuoso is Irish pianist Barry Douglas.

10.37
Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.30
Barry Douglas (piano)
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)
RCA 88697279722

11.24
Grainger
Irish Tune from County Derry
BBC Philharmonic
Richard Hickox (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN9584

11.38
Wagner
Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell (conductor)
CBS MDK 46286.

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Fri 4 Mar 2011 10:00