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Composer-Conductors

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 16 June 2013

James Jolly's Sunday morning selection includes compositions by musicians better known as conductors, including Antal Dorati, Wilhelm Fürtwangler and Rafael Kubelik.

He completes his brief cycle of Schumann Konzertstücke, and plays the week's Telemann cantata, Wer sehnet sich, ["Who longs"] TWV1:1594.

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Victor de Sabata

    Victor de Sabata Juventus

    Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato (conductor)

    Hyperion, CDA67209

  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Wer sehnet sich nach Kerker, Stein und Ketten TWV1:1594

    Performers: Bergen Barokk, Mona Julsrud, (soprano) Frode Thorsen (recorder)

    Toccata, TOCC0074

  • Image for Michel Corrette

    Michel Corrette Concerto Comique No 25

    Performers: Florilegium

    Channel Classics, CCS 7595

  • Image for Giovanni Battista Bononcini

    Giovanni Battista Bononcini Pietoso nume arcier

    Performers: Philippe Jaroussky, Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenors); William Christie

    Virgin Classics, 5099907094323

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Arabesque No 1

    Performers: Xavier de Maistre (harp)

    RCA Red Seal, 88697222492, 14

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky The Rake's Progress – 'No word from Tom'

    Performers: Emma Kirkby (soprano) Basel Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    Arte Nova, 74321 92650 2

  • Image for Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein Fanfare for Bima

    Performers: Philip Smith (trumpet); members of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra

    Cala Artists, CACD0516

  • Image for Antal Doráti

    Antal Doráti Duo Concertante

    Performers: Helen Jahren (oboe) Elisabeth Westenholz (pianoforte)

    BIS, BIS-CD737

  • Image for Wilhelm Furtwängler

    Wilhelm Furtwängler Violin Sonata No 1 – Adagio solenne

    Performers: Sophie Moser (violin) Katja Huhn (piano)

    Hänssler Classic, PH11048

  • Image for Hans Pfitzner

    Hans Pfitzner Abschied

    Performers: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano) Joseph Breinl (piano)

    Onyx, 4075

  • Image for Rafael Kubelík

    Rafael Kubelík Quattro forme de archi

    Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    DG, 139443

  • Image for Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein Peter Pan – My House

    Performers: Marin Mazzie (soprano) Opus Two

    Naxos, Track 8

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Auf flügeln des Gesänges

    Performers: Hermann Prey (baritone) Leonard Hokansen (piano)

    Denon, 33CO 1254

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Introduction and allegro appassionato, Op 92

    Performers: Murray Perahia (piano) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    Sony Classical, SK 64577

  • Image for Arvo Pärt

    Arvo Pärt Spiegel im Spiegel

    Performers: Gidon Kremer (violin) Naoko Yoshino (harp)

    Philips, 456016

  • Image for Leos Janacek

    Leos Janacek Taras Bulba

    Performers: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    DG, 429 182 2

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Arabesque No 2

    Performers: Xavier de Maistre (harp)

    RCA Red Seal, 88697222492, 15

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