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Saturday - James Jolly

James Jolly presents Radio 3's breakfast programme, including the Notturno from Borodin's String Quartet No 2, Beethoven's Egmont Overture and a song by Calvin Bowman.

James Jolly presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including the Notturno from Borodin's String Quartet No.2 performed by the St Petersburg String Quartet, the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by George Szell perform Beethoven's Egmont Overture and soprano Emma Matthews sings a song by Calvin Bowman accompanied by the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Brad Cohen.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 6 Aug 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    En Bateau from Petite Suite

    Orchestrator: BÜsser Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Paul Tortelier (conductor)

    • VIRGO 5 61109 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in D flat major Op 70 no.3

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • DECCA 414 600-2.
  • Guillaume Dufay

    J'atendray tant qu'il vous playra

    Performer: Gothic Voices Performer: Christopher Page (conductor)

    • HELIOS CDH55289.
  • Samuel Barber

    First Essay for Orchestra Op.12

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Marin Alsop (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.559024.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance no.3

    Arranger: Watson Forbes For Viola & Piano Performer: Ettore Causa (viola) Performer: Ulrich Staerk (piano)

    • CLAVES 50-2609.
  • Robert Schumann

    No.17: Schlaf nun und ruhe in Träumen voll Duft (Sleep on, in visions of odour rest) from

    Performer: Barbara Bonney (soprano: The Peri) Performer: The Monteverdi Choir Performer: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • ARCHIV PRODUKTION 457 660-2.
  • Antonio Salieri

    Overture to Les Danaïdes

    Performer: Mannheim Mozart Orchestra Performer: Thomas Fey (conductor)

  • Alexander Borodin

    III. Notturno. Andante from String quartet no.2 in D major

    Performer: St. Petersburg String Quartet

    • SONY CLASSICAL SMK 64 097.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Air de Furies from Orphée et Eurydice

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (conductor)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 216574 2.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Danza final (Malambo) from the ballet 'Etancia' ('Ranch') Op.8

    Performer: Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Performer: Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)

  • Carl Loewe

    Sweet Funeral, Op.62 No.4

    Performer: Henk Neven (baritone) Performer: Hans Eijsackers (piano)

    • ONYX 4052.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Sinfonia in G major RV 149

    Performer: The Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Andrew Manze (director)

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Dance of the Knights from Romeo & Juliet, Op.64

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • LSO LIVE LSO0682.
  • Franz Schubert

    Seligkeit (Bliss) D.433

    Performer: Ian Bostridge (tenor) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 56347 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture to Egmont – incidental music, Op.84

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: George Szell (conductor)

    • ORFEO C 484 981.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Trio: Soave sia il vento from Così Fan Tutte

    Performer: Charlotte Margiono (soprano: Fiordiligi) Performer: Delores Ziegler (mezzo-soprano: Dorabella) Performer: Thomas Hampson (bass: Don Alfonso) Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 2564 68168-2.
  • Calvin BOWMAN

    Now Touch the Air Softly

    Performer: Emma Matthews (soprano) Performer: Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo Performer: Brad Cohen (conductor)

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Suite after themes, fragments and pieces of Giambatista Pergolesi (from Pulcinella)

    Performer: Anthony Marwood (violin) Performer: Thomas Adès (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67723.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Étude in E flat major, Op.42 No.8

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson (piano)

    • BRIDGE 9287.


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