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Monday - James Jolly

With James Jolly. Smetana: Overture (The Bartered Bride). Granados: La maja dolorosa (Tonadillas al estilo antiguo). Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat. Suk: Asrael Symphony.

Classical Collection with James Jolly. Great recordings and classic performances.

Mourning maidens from Granados and Wolf complement heart-stirring masterpieces by Smetana and Suk, and to begin James' theme of The Viola, there's a classic performance of a work that helped bring the instrument to prominence: Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K.364.

10.00 Smetana
The Bartered Bride: overture
Israel Symphony Orchestra
Istvan Kertesz (conductor)
DECCA 475 7730

10.06* Granados
La Maja dolorosa [The desolate Maiden] (Tonadillas al estilo antiguo)
Kim Kashkashian (viola)
Robert Levin (piano)
ECM 476 6149

10.10* Mozart
Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K.364
Hagai Shaham (violin)
Shlomo Mintz (viola/director)
English Chamber Orchestra

10.44* Wolf
Das verlassene Magdlein [The Abandoned Maiden] (Morike-lieder)
Felicity Lott (soprano)
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

10.50* Suk
Asrael Symphony, Op.27
The Building a Library choice as recommended in last Saturday's Building a Library.

2 hours