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As part of Radio 3's exploration of contemporary music, James Jolly's selection includes Stereo Is King by Mason Bates, and piano works by Valentin Silvestrov. The programme opens with more in the current cycle of Beethoven chamber music, the Quartet (WoO 36) for piano, violin, viola and cello.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 Jan 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave) - Rome version

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Mendelssohn Discoveries.
    • Decca.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Over The Hills and Far Away

    Performer: Martin Jones. Performer: Richard McMahon.
    • Richard Rodney Bennett: Complete Works for Piano Duo and Duet.
    • NIMBUS.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No 8: Adagio

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Symphony No. 8.
    • DG.
    • 003.
  • Ola Gjeilo

    The Ground, 'Pleni sunt coeli et terra gloria tua'

    Choir: Phoenix Chorale. Conductor: Charles Bruffy.
    • Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo.
    • CHANDOS.
  • George Enescu

    Suite No 2

    Performer: Luiza Borac.
    • George Enescu: Three Piano Suites performed by Luiza Borac.
    • AVIE.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Nocturnal after John Dowland Op. 70

    Performer: Julian Bream.
    • Music For Voice & Guitar.
    • RCA.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Reflections of a 16th Century Tune

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Richard Rodney Bennett: Orchestral Works.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Mason Bates

    Stereo Is King

    Performer: Cynthia Yeh. Performer: Jacob Nissly. Performer: ERIC BANKS.
    • Stereo Is King.
    • Innova.
  • Samuel Barber

    Dover Beach

    Singer: Thomas Allen. Ensemble: Endellion Quartet.
    • Samuel Barber: Dover Beach.
  • Valentin Silvestrov

    Two Pieces

    Performer: Hilary Hahn. Performer: Cory Smythe.
    • In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores.
  • Franz Berwald

    Symphony No 3, 'Symphonie singuliere'

    Orchestra: Helsingborgs Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Okko Kamu.
    • Berwald: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4.
    • Naxos.


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