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James Jolly - Christmas

James Jolly celebrates Puccini's birthday, which would have fallen today, and plays seasonal music by Corelli and Charpentier, Ryba and Rutter, plus the week's cantata by Telemann, Lauter Wonne, Lauter Freude.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • anon

    We wish you a Merry Christmas

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Music Arranger: John Rutter.
    • Noel.
    • Decca.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Dialogus inter angelos et Pastores Judeae in nativitatem Domini

    Ensemble: Aradia Ensemble. Conductor: Kevin Mallon.
    • Charpentier: Noels and Christmas Motets, Vol. 2.
    • Naxos.
  • Jakub Jan Ryba

    Ceska Mse Vanocni - Kyrie; Gloria; Graduale; Credo

    Choir: Capella Regia Musicalis. Conductor: Robert Hugo.
    • Czech Christmas Mass.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Philip Lane

    Wassail Dances

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
    • A Carol Symphony and other Christmas orchestral favourites.
    • Naxos.
  • Hely-Hutchinson, Victor

    A Carol Symphony - Rondo finale

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
    • Hely-Hutchinson: A Carol Symphony, etc..
    • Naxos.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto grosso Op 6 No 8, 'Christmas Concerto'

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Weihnachtskonzerte.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Stephen Dodgson

    Sonata for Brass Quintet

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
    • Maw: Sinfonia, etc..
    • Lyrita.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La boheme - O Soave Fanciulla

    Singer: Mirella Freni. Singer: Luciano Pavarotti. Choir: Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Puccini: La Boheme - highlights.
    • Decca.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Lauter Wonne, lauter Freude

    Singer: Susanne Rydén. Ensemble: solistenensemble stimmkunst. Conductor: Kay Johannsen.
    • George Philipp Telemann: Gottlichs Kind.
    • Carus.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Vivaldi/Marcello: Concertos, etc..
    • Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca - Vissi d'arte

    Performer: Yvar Mikhashoff.
    • Opera.
    • Mode Records.
  • William Walton

    Spitfire Prelude and Fugue

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Music Arranger: Elgar Howarth.
    • British Music for Brass.
    • Decca.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La rondine - 'Chi il bel sogno di Doretta'

    Singer: Leontyne Price. Orchestra: Rome Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Oliviero de Fabritiis.
    • Leontyne Price: Opera Arias by Puccini & Verdi.
    • RCA.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Madama Butterfly - Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino (Act 1 finale)

    Singer: Renata Scotto. Singer: Carlo Bergonzi. Orchestra: Rome Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • Puccini: Madama Butterfly.
    • EMI.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No 4 in D minor, Op 120

    Orchestra: Statskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
    • Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 etc..
    • EMI.

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