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James Jolly

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.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 11 Sep 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • William Boyce

    Symphony No 5 in D, Op 2 No 5

    Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Boyce: Symphonies Op 2.
    • Oiseau Lyre.
    • 013.
  • James Whitbourn

    Living Voices

    Performer: Jeremy Powell. Narrator: Ronn Carroll. Ensemble: Westminster Williamson Voices. Conductor: James Jordan.
    • Whitbourn: Living Voices.
    • Naxos.
    • 014.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Eternal Light of Source Divine

    Performer: David Blackadder. Singer: Aksel Rykkvin. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Askel!.
    • Signum.
    • 008.
  • Federico Mompou

    Musica Callada XXII - Molto Lento e Tranquillo

    Performer: Arcadi Volodos.
    • Mompou: Volodos Plays Mompou.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 002.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas - When I am Laid

    Singer: Leontyne Price. Orchestra: Orchestra della RCA Italiana. Conductor: Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli.
    • Leontyne Price: Prim a Donna Collection.
    • RCA.
    • 002.
  • Richard Strauss


    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • R Strauss: Metamorphosen.
    • DG.
    • 001.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No 26 in E Flat, Op 18a, 'Les Adieux'

    Performer: Emil Grigoryevich Gilels.
    • Beethoven: Piano Sonatas No 21, 23 & 26.
    • DG.
    • 005.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Field Mass

    Singer: Ivan Kusnjer. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Choir: Pražský filharmonický sbor. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Martinu: Field Mass, Symphony No 4, etc.
    • Chandos.
    • 002.
  • Herbert Howells

    Take Him, Earth, For Cherishing

    Ensemble: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Songs of Farewell.
    • Signum.
    • 003.
  • Jules Massenet

    Herodiade: Celui dont la parole...Il est est bon

    Singer: Sonya Yoncheva. Orchestra: Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. Conductor: Frédéric Chaslin.
    • Paris mon amour.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto in A, K414

    Performer: Gottlieb Wallisch. Ensemble: Piatti Quartet.
    • Piano Concertos.
    • Linn.
    • 001.
  • John Adams

    On the Transmigration of Souls

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • On the Transmigration of Souls.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 001.


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