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02/12/2012

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 December 2012

James Jolly with a cross section of music from the 17th to the 20th centuries and this week's Bach Cantata, BWV 62: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Now come, Saviour of the heathens), in the recording directed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar The Kingdom – Prelude

    Performers: Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder

    Hallé, CD HLD 7526

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns

    Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila – Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix

    Performers: Christa Ludwig (mez), ORF Symphonieorchester, Anton Guadagno (director)

    Amadeo, 427 491-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No 62, 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'

    Performers: Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Solists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Nancy Argenta, Petra Lang, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Olaf Bar

    Archiv, 437 327-2

  • Image for Johann Paul von Westhoff

    Johann Paul von Westhoff Sonata No 5 in F minor

    Performers: David Plantier (piano)

    Zig-Zag, ZZT050201

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Arabeske in C Major Op. 18

    Performers: Wilhelm Kempff (piano)

    DG, 477 8693

  • Image for Georges Bizet

    Georges Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles – O fond du temple saint

    Performers: Jussi Björling; Robert Merrill; RCA Victor Orchestra, Renato Cellini

    RCA Victor, GD87799

  • Image for Colin McPhee

    Colin McPhee Tabuh-Tabuhan – Nocturne: Tranquillo

    Performers: Esprit Orchestra, Alex Pauk (conductor)

    CBC, 5181

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Maurice Ravel - Chanson Madécasses

    Performers: Christa Ludwig, Amaryllis Fleming, Douglas Whittaker; Geoffrey Parsons

    EMI, 7 64074 2, CD 4, Track 1-3

  • Image for Jules Massenet

    Jules Massenet Le roi de Lahore – Divertissement: Mélodie hindoue & Saxophone Waltz

    Performers: National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

    Decca, 433 851-2

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Estampes – Pagodes

    Performers: Cécile Ousset

    EMI, CDC 7 47 225 2

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten The Prince of the Pagodas – Act 2 scene 2

    Performers: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

    Decca

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

    Performers: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan, Don Kosaken Choir, Serge Jaroff

    DG, 419 177-2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Messiah – But who may abide the day of his coming?

    Performers: Bryn Terfel (bass baritone), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras

    DG, 477 9965

  • Image for Franz Berwald

    Franz Berwald Symphony No 1 - Symphonie sérieuse

    Performers: Malmo Symphony Orchestra, Sixten Ehrling

    BIS, BIS-CD-795

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert An die Musik

    Performers: Christa Ludwig; Geoffrey Parsons

    EMI, CMS 7 64074 2

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