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James Jolly

James Jolly with composers' last works, including Strauss and Schumann. The featured young artist is pianist Kit Armstrong and a British season continues with Walton's Partita.

Following on from this week's Building A Library work, Tchaikovsky's "Pathétique" 6th Symphony, of which he will play the chosen recording in full, James Jolly plays other composers' last works, including pieces by Strauss and Schumann. His young artist is pianist Kit Armstrong, and the British season continues with Walton's Partita, in a performance by George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Jun 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin, Act 3 Prelude

    Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Conductor: James Levine.
    • Wagner: Overtures & Preludes.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 003.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Chanson Perpetuelle

    Singer: Frederica von Stade.
    • Portrait of Frederica von Stade.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 007.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 1 in B Flat, BWV825 Gigue

    Performer: Kit Armstrong.
    • Armstrong, Bach, Ligeti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 001.
  • György Ligeti

    Musica ricercata: IV. Tempo di valse (poco vivace) "à l'orgue de Barbarie"

    Performer: Kit Armstrong.
    • Bach, Ligeti, Armstrong.
    • Sony Classics.
    • 002.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    War and Peace - Chuda, kak harasha ana

    Singer: Anna Netrebko. Singer: Zlata Bulycheva. Singer: dmitry voropaev. Singer: alexander morozov. Orchestra: marlinsky orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Russian Album.
    • DG.
    • 010.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 6 'Pathetique'

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • KARAJAN.
    • WARNER.
    • 003.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 103

    Ensemble: Angeles Quartet.
    • HAYDN: The String Quartets.
    • Phlilips.
    • 009.
  • Richard Strauss

    Malven, TrV297

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Conductor: gerg solti.
    • Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder.
    • Decca.
    • 005.
  • Robert Schumann

    Variations in E Flat on an Original Theme (Geistervariationen), WoO24

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Geistervariationen.
    • ECM.
    • 013.
  • Leos Janáček

    String Quartet No 2, Initmate Letters

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • Janacek: 'Initmate Letters'.
    • Supraphon.
    • 001.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto 3

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • Bach: A Musique D'Orchestre.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 005.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Chants d’Auvergne (Bailero)

    Singer: Frederica von Stade. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Antonio de Almeida.
    • CBS Masterworks.
  • George Enescu


    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Shostokovic Britten Enesco Andsnes Hardernberger Jarvi.
    • EMI.
    • 009.
  • William Walton


    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • Walton: Symphony No 2.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 005.


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