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Jonathan Swain

Jonathan Swain focuses on how Bach inspired other composers including Franck, Villa-Lobos, Gounod and Hindemith. Plus pianist Javier Negrin playing Mompou, and music by Dukas.

As well as playing this week's Building A Library selection from Bach's Lutheran Masses, Jonathan Swain focuses on how Bach inspired other composers including Franck, Villa-Lobos, Gounod and Hindemith. The young artist of the week is the pianist Javier Negrin, in music by Mompou, and there is French impressionist music by Paul Dukas.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sanctus in D Major BWV 238

    Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • BACH Mass in B minor.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 13.
  • Federico Mompou

    Variations on a Theme by Chopin

    Performer: Javier Negrin.
    • Traces.
    • Odradek.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass (Missa Brevis) in G Minor BWV235

    Ensemble: Pygmalion. Singer: Eugénie Warnier. Singer: Magid El-Bushra. Singer: Emiliano Gonzalez‐Toro. Singer: Sydney Fierro. Conductor: Raphaël Pichon.
    • Bach: Missa Brevis in G Minor.
    • Alpha.
    • 2.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasilleiras No.5

    Singer: Donna Brown. Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Roberto Minczuk.
    • Bachianas Brasilleiras No.1/2/3/45.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • César Franck

    Troiseme Choral (arr. Hough)

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Franck: Preludes.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Sven-David Sandström

    Komm, Jesu, komm

    Choir: Hanover Chamber Choir. Conductor: Stephan Doormann.
    • Motets.
    • Rondeau.
    • 1.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Kammermusik No. 1

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Hindemith: Kammermusik.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Ave Maria

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Felicity Lott.
    • Gounod: Songs.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Thierry Escaich

    Trois Danses Improvisees: Troiseme danse, sur le choral finale de la Passion selon saint Jean et le choral Herzliebster Jesu

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • Escaich: Le dernier évangile.
    • Hortus.
    • 9.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Bolero

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Munch.
    • Ravel: Bolero.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet, Op. 74 No. 3 in G minor 'The Rider'

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Clément Janequin

    La Chasse

    Ensemble: Ensemble Clément Janequin.
    • Ens Clement Janequin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Paul Dukas

    La Peri: Fanfare and Poeme Danse

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Dukas: La Peri.
    • RCA.
    • 4.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Bolero (arr. Salinger-Shilkret)

    Orchestra: Nat Shilkret and His Orchestra.
    • The Ultimate Bolero.
    • RCA.
    • 4.

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