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Jonathan Swain

With Jonathan Swain. Including the Building a Library choice of Haydn's String Quartet, Op 77 No 1, and music connected to the work. Plus Handel, Moscheles, Holst and Grainger.

This week's Building A Library choice is Haydn's String Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1. Jonathan Swain plays the selected version from yesterday's Record Review in full. He also plays music from the 18th to the 20th century that has a connection to Haydn's quartet, but a connection for listeners to work out during the broadcast! Continuing the programme's current season of British music, Jonathan plays works ranging from Handel and Moscheles to Holst and Grainger.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 May 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Naïs (Overture)

    Orchestra: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • Rameau: Overtures performed by Les Talens Lyriques conducted by Rousset.
    • L'OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 005.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Wanderer, Heidenroslein, Auf dem Strom, Lachen und Weinen

    Performer: Marc Hantaï. Performer: Philippe Pierlot. Performer: Xavier Díaz-Latorre. Singer: Julian Prégardien.
    • Schubertiade: Julian Pregardien.
    • MYRIOS.
    • 002.
  • György Ligeti

    Concert Romanesc

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
    • Ligeti : Project Vol.2 - Lontano, Atmosphères, Apparitions, San Francisco Polyph.
    • Teldec.
    • 006.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G Op. 77 No. 1

    Ensemble: Mosaiques Quartet.
    • Haydn: Trois Quatuors.
    • Naive.
    • 001.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischutz Act II: Wie nahte mir der Schlummer...Leise, leise, fromme Weise

    Singer: Gundula Janowitz. Orchestra: Orchestre de L'Opera d'Etat de Berlin. Conductor: Ferdinand Leitner.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fantasy in G Minor Op. 77

    Performer: Jonathan Biss.
    • ONYX.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 77

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Orchestra: Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Prokofiev & Kabalevsky: Elschenbroich.
    • ONYX.
    • 008.
  • Percy Grainger

    Shallow Brown

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Country Gardiner Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Monteverdi Choir: Danny Boy - Songs and Dancing Ballads by Percy Grainger.
    • Philips.
    • 005.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music Suite No. 3

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: Georg Kallweit.
    • Handel: Water Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 016.
  • Ignaz Moscheles

    Characteristic Tribute to the Memory of Malibran, fantasia for piano, Op. 94

    Performer: Tom Beghin.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Hymn of Jesus

    Performer: Hallé Choir. Performer: Hallé Youth Choir. Performer: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Halle, Elder, Holst: THe Hymn of Jesus.
    • HALLE.
    • 001.

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