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Teachers and Pupils

James Jolly presents a selection of musical teachers and pupils, from Rimsky-Korsakov to Leo Smit. Plus a Telemann cantata and the archive artist of the week: tenor Ian Partridge.

James Jolly investigates the handing on of the musical baton via teachers and pupils from Rimsky Korsakov to Leo Smit, by way of Liadov and Miaskovsky. His seasonal Telemann cantata is O Jesu Christ, dein Kripplein ist (O Jesus Christ, Thy Manger Is), and his archive artist of the week is the tenor Ian Partridge.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Nigel Hess

    Thames Journey

    Orchestra: London Symphonic Winds.
    • Chandos.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge

    Singer: Ian Partridge. Ensemble: Music Group of London.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    O Jesu Christ, dein Kripplein ist

    Ensemble: Capella Savaria. Director: Pál Németh.
    • Telemann: Christmas Cantatas.
    • Quintana.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Sinfonia in A, Op 35 No 3 (G511)

    Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Boccherini: Fandango, Sinfonie & Le Musica Notturna di Madrid.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Niel Gow

    Lament for the Death of his Second Wife

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Andrew Lawrence‐King.
    • The Celtic Viol.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Wonne de Wehmut, Op 83 Nos 1-3

    Singer: Ian Partridge. Performer: Richard Burnett.
    • Beethoven Songs.
    • Amon Ra.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Snow Maiden Suite

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Orchestral Suites.
    • Naxos.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Three Preludes

    Performer: Boris Berezovsky.
    • Berezovsky plays Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov, Liadov, Medtner & Balakirev.
    • Teldec.
  • Nikolai Yakovlevich Myaskovsky

    Cello Sonata No 2 in A minor, Op 81

    Performer: Jamie Walton. Performer: Daniel Grimwood.
    • Prokofiev, Kabalevsky, Myaskovsky: Cello Sonatas.
    • Somm.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Colas Breugnon - Overture

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.
    • Mussorgsky: Pictures at at Exhibition, etc..
    • RCA.
  • Leo Smit

    Three Poems of Marcia Willieme

    Singer: Georgine Resick. Performer: Warren Jones.
    • Leo Smit: Song Cycles.
    • Bridge.
  • Peter Warlock

    The Curlew

    Singer: Ian Partridge. Performer: Janet Craxton. Performer: David Butt. Performer: Christopher Wellington. Performer: Frances Mason. Performer: Hugh Bean. Performer: Eileen Croxford.
    • Warlock: The Curlew, etc..
    • EMI.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Sonata No.2

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • Schumann: Piano Works.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Two Sonnets by John Milton

    Singer: Ian Partridge. Orchestra: New Philharmonia. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Finzi: Love's Labour's Lost.
    • Lyrita.
  • Josef Suk

    Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn, 'St Wenceslas', Op 35a

    Ensemble: Kapralova Quartet.
    • Kapralove Quartet.
    • Arco Diva.
  • Bob Chilcott

    The Rose In The Middle Of Winter

    Ensemble: Commotio.
    • Naxos.

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