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Jonathan Swain

Jonathan Swain introduces part of the Record Review Building a Library recommendation: Bach's B Minor Mass. Plus Poulenc's Gloria and Franck's Symphony in D minor.

This week Jonathan Swain plays a selection from the Building a Library selection of the B Minor Mass by JS Bach. He also explores Poulenc's Gloria in a classic recording by the CBSO with Norma Burrowes, conducted by Louis Frémaux. The week's neglected classic is Franck's Symphony in D minor, and the young artist is pianist Luca Buratto, from Italy.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 12 Feb 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Léo Ferré

    On s'aimera

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Performer: Nemanja Radulović. Singer: Patricia Petibon.
    • La Belle Excentrique.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 15.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Overture on Hebrew Themes Op.34

    Performer: Gervase de Peyer. Performer: Lamar Crowson. Performer: Emanuel Hurwitz. Performer: Ivor McMahon. Performer: Cecil Aronowitz. Performer: Terence Weil.
    • Melos Ensemble.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 11.
  • Claude Debussy

    L'isle joyeuse

    Performer: Luca Buratto.
    • Live at Honens 2015.
    • Honens.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    B Minor Mass: Gloria

    Singer: Maria Keohane. Singer: Joanne Lunn. Singer: Alex Potter. Singer: Jan Kobow. Singer: Peter Harvey. Ensemble: Concerto Copenhagen. Conductor: Lars Ulrik Mortensen.
    • Bach, J S: Mass in B minor, BWV232.
    • CPO.
    • 004.
  • Julius Reubke

    Piano Sonata in B flat minor

    Performer: Markus Becker.
    • Hyperion.
  • Francis Poulenc


    Singer: Francis Poulenc. Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Frémaux.
    • Poulenc.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Nikolay Sokolov

    Nyne otpushchayeshi

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion, BWV244: No.3 Chorale 'Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen'

    Ensemble: Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach: St Matthew Passion.
    • Archiv.
    • 3.
  • Thierry Escaich

    Trois Danses Improvisées - Première danse sur le choral "Herzliebster Jesu" de la Passion selon Saint Jean de J.S. Bach

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • Escaich: Le dernier évangile.
    • Hortus.
    • 7.
  • César Franck

    Symphony in D minor

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Monteux.
    • Works by Franck.
    • RCA.
    • 001.
  • Fernando Obradors

    Canciones clásicas españolas 1. La mi sola, Laureola (My only Laureola) 2.. El Vito

    Performer: Luca Buratto. Singer: Isabel Bayrakdarian.
    • Live at Honenes 2015.
    • Honens.
    • 3.


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