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James Jolly

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 17 June 2012

James Jolly presents a selection of music ancient and modern, including works by Britten, Vaughan Williams and Berio that reinterpret older compositions. This week's Bach cantata, No 76, is directed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

The producer is Neil Myners and it is a Unique production for BBC Radio 3.

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Polonaise in A flat, Op 53

    Performers: Horowitz

    PHilips/EMI Classics/RCA Red Seal, 456 841-2, CD 1 Tk 24

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Six German Dances

    Orchestrator: Webern Performers: BPO / Boulez

    Deustche Grammophon, 447 099-2, Tks 14 & 15

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No 76, Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes

    Performers: Gardiner

    Soli Deo Gloria, SDG 165, CD 1 Tks 15 - 28

  • Image for Heitor Villa-Lobos

    Heitor Villa-Lobos Etude No 1

    Performers: Eduardo Fernandez

    Decca, 414 616-2, Tk 10

  • Image for Thomas Tallis

    Thomas Tallis Why fum’th in fight?

    Performers: Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips

    Gimmell, CDGIM 999, part of Tk 8

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Tallis Fantasia

    Performers: BBC SO / A Davis

    Teldec, 9031-73127-2, TK 5

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Choral Dances from Gloriana

    Performers: The Sixteen / Christophers

    Coro Cori, 16038, Tks 1 - 7

  • C. Matthews Galliard No 12 (after Morley)

    Performers: Iain Burnside, Andrew Ball (pfs) Lucy Wakeford (hp) Antonis Hatzinikolaou (gtr) Jane Chapman (harps) Owen Gunnell (marimba)

    NMC, NMC D150, Disc 4 Track 7

  • Image for Muzio Clementi

    Muzio Clementi Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 26 No 2

    Performers: Horowitz

    RCA Victor, GD97753, Tks 10 - 12

  • Image for Orlando Gibbons

    Orlando Gibbons Hosanna to the Son of David

    Orchestrator: Muhly Performers: Aurora Orchestra / Nicholas Collon

    Decca, 4782731, 4

  • Image for Fritz Kreisler

    Fritz Kreisler La précieuse (in the style of Couperin)

    Performers: Bell

    Decca, 4756715, CD2 Tr5

  • Image for Luciano Berio

    Luciano Berio Quattro version originali della ritirada notturna di Madrid sovrapposte e trascritte per orchestra (after Boccherini)

    Performers: Giuseppe Verdi SO / Chailly

    Decca, 476 2830, Tr3

  • Malcolm Arnold Four Scottish Dances

    Performers: LPO / Arnold


  • Image for Francesco Geminiani

    Francesco Geminiani Concerto grosso in D Minor (after Corelli’s Op 5 - La Folia)

    Performers: The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock

    Archiv, Tk 10

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Kreisleriana

    Performers: Horowitz

    CBS Records, MK42409, Tks 15-22

  • Image for Clara Schumann

    Clara Schumann Die stille Lotosblume

    Performers: Barbara Bonney; Vladimir Ashkenazy

    Decca, 452 898-2, Tk 23


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