Songs of Farewell
James Jolly introduces Francesco Conti's cantata Languet anima mea amore tu. Plus songs of farewell, by Parry, Beethoven and Mahler and the archive artist of the week: Janet Baker.
A contemporary of Bach, Francesco Bartolomeo Conti was a fine composer of vocal music, and James Jolly introduces Magdalena Kozena's recent recording of his cantata "Languet anima mea amore tu". James also selects songs of farewell, including poignant music by Parry, Beethoven and Mahler. His archive artist of the week is Dame Janet Baker.