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Wednesday - James Jolly

With James Jolly. Bruckner: Scherzo (Symphony No 4). Schubert: Winterreise (excerpts). Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances. Bach: Cantata (Wir danken dir, Gott). Beethoven: Grosse fuge.

This week James Jolly unearths the first thoughts of composers and performers. Today with extracts from Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's very first recording of Schubert's Winterreise, and the discarded scherzo from the first of several shots Bruckner made at his Symphony no.4.

10.00 Bruckner
Scherzo from Symphony no.4 (original version, 1874)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Jesus Lopez-Cobos (conductor)

10.12 Schubert
"Fruhlingstraum" and "Die Post" from Winterreise Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Gerald Moore (piano) EMI CDM 5 67927 2

10.19 Rachmaninov
Symphonic Dances, op.45
Dmitri Alexeev (piano)
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

10.51 J.S. Bach
Cantata BWV 29, "Wir danken dir, Gott" Deborah York (soprano) Ingeborg Danz (alto) Mark Padmore (tenor) Peter Kooy (bass) Collegium Vocale Philippe Herreweghe (conductor) HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901690

11.15 Beethoven
Grosse fuge, op.133
Alban Berg Quartet
EMI CDS 7 47135 8

11.30 Rameau
Hippolyte et Aricie, Act 2 scenes 2 - 5
Theseus: Russell Smythe
Pluto: Laurent Naouri
Tisiphone: Luc Coadou
The Fates: Jean-Louis Meunier
Jacques-Francois Loiseleur des Longchamps Jerome Varnier
Mercury: Jean-Louis Georgel
Ensemble Vocal Sagittarius
Les Musiciens du Louvre
Marc Minkowski (conductor)
ARCHIV 445 853-2

PRODUCER: Chris Barstow.

2 hours