James Jolly remembers the events of 9/11, introducing John Adams's work On the Transmigration of Souls. Plus music by Beethoven, Howells, Martinu, Merula and Purcell.
On the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 World Trade Centre disaster in New York, James Jolly plays John Adams' 'On the Transmigration of Souls', written to commemorate those who lost their lives in the event. He also plays music associated with farewell and mourning by Beethoven, Howells, Martinu, Merula and Purcell. The week's young artist is singer Aksel Rykkvin, and there is also a famous recording of Enescu's Third Violin Sonata by Yehudi and Hephzibah Menuhin.