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Monday - James Jolly

This week James Jolly explores the discography of the superstar cellist, Yo Yo Ma, with a recording today of Bach's Sonata in G minor for viola da gamba, BWV 1029, accompanied by the harpsichordist Kenneth Cooper.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

    Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti (conductor)

    • Decca 417 689-2.
  • Guy Boulanger

    Vieille priere bouddhique

    Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • Brilliant Classics 9015.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata in G minor for viola da gamba, BWV 1029

    Performers: Yo Yo Ma (cello), Kenneth Cooper (harpsichord)

    • CBS 37794.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto in E flat for 2 pianos and orchestra, K365

    Performers: Emil and Elena Gilels (pianos), Vienna Philharmonic, Karl Bohm (conductor)

    • DG 4636522.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Rondine - extract from conclusion of Act 2

    Performers: Roberto Alagna (Ruggiero), Patrizia Biccire (Yvette), Angela Gheorghiu (Magda), William Matteuzzi (Prunier), Alberto Rinaldi (Rambaldo), Inva Mula-Tchako (Lisette), London Symphony Orchestra, London Voices, Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    • EMI 56338.
  • Richard Strauss

    Ein Heldenleben, op.40

    Performers: Berlin Philharmonic, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • Testament SBT 1430.

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