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Jonathan Swain

Jonathan Swain introduces American music, including John Adams's Grand Pianola Music. With music from pianist Dinara Klinton, plus Holst's Evening Watch and Faure's Requiem.

Jonathan Swain starts a new short season on the programme, focusing on American Music, beginning with John Adams's Grand Pianola Music. This week's young artist is the Ukrainian-born pianist Dinara Klinton, and the British work is Holst's Evening Watch. And at around 9.30 Jonathan plays in full the version of Fauré's Requiem selected on yesterday's Building a Library by The Times music critic Richard Morrison.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Jul 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Gustav Holst

    Evening Watch

    Choir: Choir of Jesus College. Choir: Cambridge. Conductor: Mark Williams.
    • The Evening Watch.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 002.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bradenburg Concerto No. 3 BWV 1048

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Brandenburgische Konzerte.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 008.
  • Franz Liszt

    Etudes d'execution transcendante, S 139 No 11 in D Flat Major, 'Harmonies du soir'

    Performer: Dinara Klinton.
    • Etudes d'execution Transcendante.
    • GENUIN.
    • 002.
  • Gabriel Fauré


    Performer: Gordan Nikolitch. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Grace Davidson. Singer: William Gaunt. Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Faure Requiem.
    • LSO.
    • 010.
  • George Enescu


    Performer: Yuri Abramovich Bashmet. Performer: Mikhail Muntian.
    • Yuri Bashmet: Viola.
    • RCA.
    • 010.
  • Charles Koechlin

    Monody for cor anglais Op. 216

    Performer: Lajos Lencsés.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and Allegro

    Performer: Osian Ellis. Ensemble: Melos Ensemble.
    • Franck, Debussy & Ravel.
    • DECCA.
    • 008.
  • Florent Schmitt

    Psalm 47

    Performer: Jean-Louis Gil. Singer: Sharon Sweet. Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Marek Janowski.
    • Schmitt: La Tragedie De Salome, Psalm 47.
    • Warner Apex.
    • 003.
  • André Messager

    Souvenirs de Bayreuth

    Ensemble: Kathryn Stott. Ensemble: Martin Roscoe.
    • Faure: The Complete Music for Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 008.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in E flat major op. 8 No. 5 RV. 253 'La tempesta di mare'

    Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Andrew Manze.
    • Vivaldi: Concert for the Prince of Poland.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 004.
  • John Adams

    Grand Pianola Music

    Performer: Orli Shaham. Performer: Marc-André Hamelin. Ensemble: Synergy Vocals. Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony.
    • Absolute Jest.
    • SFS Media.
    • 007.


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