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Tuesday - James Jolly

This week James Jolly explores the discography of the superstar cellist, Yo-Yo Ma with recordings today of Vivaldi's Cello Concerto in B flat and Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 accompanied by the Pittsburgh Orchestra under Lorin Maazel.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Lloyd

    Overture to John Socman

    Performers: BBC Philharmonic, John Lloyd (conductor)

    • Albany TROY015.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cello Concerto in B flat,

    Performers: Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman (conductor)

    • Sony 756157.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in E flat, Hob 15 no.29

    Performers: Beaux Arts Trio

    • Philips 454 098-2.
  • Bridge

    The Sea - suite for orchestra

    Performers: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN 10012.
  • Percy Grainger

    Molly on the Shore

    Composer: Trad Performers: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA66884.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    St Paul - Act 1, nos 12-16

    Performers: Rosemarie Lang (soprano), Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor), Theo Adam (bass - Paulus), Leipzig Radio Chorus, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Children's Choir, Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • Philips 420 212-2.
  • Berio

    Folk Songs for Mezzo Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Viola, Cello, Harp and Percussion

    Performers: Cathy Berberian (mezzo soprano), Juilliard Ensemble, Luciano Berio (conductor)

    • RCA 09026625402.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Variations on a Rococo Theme, op.33

    Performers: Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel (conductor)

    • Sony 48382.