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James Jolly

James Jolly begins a complete cycle of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, introducing his favourite recordings of No 1 in F, BWV1046.

Following on from the highly successful cycle of Mozart piano sonatas in the first weeks of 2015, all of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos will be featured in order over the coming weeks. The Sunday Morning presenters will be choosing their favourite recordings, and James Jolly starts today with his selection for No 1 in F, BWV 1046.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 May 2015 09:00

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trumpet Concerto in B flat, RV548

    Performer: Sergei Nakariakov. Orchestra: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Hugh Wolff.
    • Sergei Nakariakov: Baroque Trumpet Concertos.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Carl Nielsen


    Ensemble: Kammerensemble de Paris. Director: Jean-Claude Bouveresse.
    • Carl Nielsen: Chamber Music.
    • Gallo.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 1

    Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini. Ensemble: Concerto Italiano.
    • Naive.
  • Nino Rota

    Harp Concerto

    Performer: Jennifer Swartz. Orchestra: Orchestre Metropolitain du Grand Montreal. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Nino Rota: La Strada; Concertos.
    • ATMA.
  • Eriks Esenvalds

    Only in sleep

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Singer: Rachel Ambrose Evans. Choir: The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge.
    • Ēriks Ešenvalds: Northern Lights.
    • Hyperion.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Turangalila-Symphonie - VI. Jardin du sommeil d’amour

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Performer: Takashi Harada. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Messiaen: Turangalila-Symphonie.
    • Decca.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alceste - Gentle Morpheus

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Performer: Emma Kirkby. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Edition de l'Oiseau-Lyre.
  • Rebecca Clarke


    Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Sophia Rahman.
    • Rebecca Clarke: Viola Sonata; Dumka; Chinese Puzzle; Passacaglia on an Old Engli.
    • Naxos.
  • Jules Massenet

    La Vierge - Le dernier sommeil de la Vierge

    Orchestra: Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Massenet: Suites Nos 3 & 6.
    • Erato.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kinderszenen - Traumerei

    Performer: Radu Lupu.
    • Essential Piano: The Ultimate Piano Collection.
    • Decca.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel und Gretel - Abends, will ich schlafen gehen

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: Philharmonia. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Singer: Elisabeth Grümmer.
    • Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel.
    • EMI.
    • 017.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Turandot - Nessun dorma

    Singer: Nicolai Gedda.
    • Puccini Arias.
    • Classics For Pleasure.
  • Leif Solberg

    Norse March

    Orchestra: Liepājas Simfoniskais orķestris. Conductor: Paul Mann.
    • Leif Solberg: Orchestral, Choral and Organ Music.
    • Toccata Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No 159, ‘Sehet, wir gehen hinauf gen Jerusalem’

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
    • Cantatas Vol. 21.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 001.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Escenas Campestres

    Singer: Darryl Taylor. Conductor: Richard Rosenberg. Orchestra: Hot Springs Music Festival Symphony Orchestra.
    • Gottschalk: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2; Escenas Campestres Cubanas; Célèbre Tarantell.
    • Naxos.
  • Richard Strauss

    Serenade for 13 winds, Op 7

    Ensemble: Winds of the Tonhalle Zurich. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • R.Strauss: Don Quixote; Celloromanze; Bläserserenade.
    • Arte Nova.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Five Little Songs

    Performer: Daniel Blumenthal. Singer: Marie‐Nicole Lemieux.
    • L' heure exquise.
    • Naive.


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