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James Jolly

James Jolly looks forward to the 150th anniversary of Debussy's birth, introducing recordings of La mer, Feux d'artifice, and Images (Book Two). Plus a Bach cantata: No 199.

The coming week sees the 150th anniversary of Debussy's birth, and James Jolly looks forward to the event with recordings of La Mer, Feux d'Artifice, and Images (book Two). He also looks at the composer's legacy on fellow musicians, including Ravel, Delius and Stravinsky.

There are vintage recordings by harpsichordist George Malcolm, and this week's Bach Cantata No. 199 features the incomparable singing of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 Aug 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy & Colin Matthews

    Preludes - Feux d'artifice

    • Debussy Jeux.
    • Halle.
  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini

    Divertmento da camera No. 6 in C minor

    • Sonatas by Vivaldi, Corelli, Marcello etc..
    • Philips.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mein herze schwimmt im blut

    • Unveroffentlichte Aufnahmen.
    • EMI.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer - trois esquisses symphoniques

    • Ravel: Bolero, Daphnis et Chloe Debussy: La Mer.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Frederick Delius & Eric Fenby

    Serenade, from the drama "Hassan"

    • Cello Songs.
    • Philips.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images - Cloches a travers les feuilles

    • Images, Children's Corner.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Les roi des etoiles

    • Le Chant du Rossignol - L'Histoire du Soldat, etc..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Claude Debussy & Colin Matthews

    La Serenade interrompue

    • Debussy Jeux. Debussy/Colin Matthews Preludes.
    • Halle.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Quartetto in fa maggiore

    • String Quartets by Dvorak, Mozart & Ravel.
    • ERM.
  • Charles Tomlinson Griffes

    The White Peacock, Op. 7, No. 1

    • An American Tapestry.
    • Dorian Recordings.
  • George Enescu

    Roumanian Rhapsody No. 2 in D major, Op. 11

    • Dorati Conducts Brahms and Enesco.
    • Mercury.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The flight of the Bumble Bee

    • The World of the Harpischord.
    • Decca.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Concerto for organ, strings and percussion

    • Organ Concerto, Gloria, Concert Champetre.
    • Decca.
  • Alec Templeton

    Bach Goes to Town

    • The World of the Harpsichord.
    • Decca.

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