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Jonathan Swain

Jonathan Swain presents music for International Women's Day, by composers including Ruth Crawford Seeger, Cecilia McDowall and Barbara Strozzi.

With this week's Building a Library choice focusing on Dame Ethel Smyth, Jonathan Swain presents more music that looks forward to International Women's Day this coming Wednesday. Composers featured include Ruth Crawford Seeger, Cecilia McDowall, and Barbara Strozzi. The week's young artist is 17-year-old recorder virtuoso Lucie Horsch, and this Sunday's neglected classic is Scriabin's Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Opus 20.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Mar 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Ruth Crawford Seeger

    Piano Study in Mixed Accents

    Performer: Alan Feinberg.
    • The American Innovator.
    • Argo.
    • 003.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flautino Concerto in C major, RV443

    Performer: Lucie Horsch. Performer: Candida Thompson. Ensemble: Amsterdam Vivaldi Players.
    • Lucie Horsch plays Vivaldi.
    • Decca.
    • 001.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    Vespers in Venice

    Performer: Grace Francis.
    • Sacred.
    • The Music Incubator.
    • 002.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Whispered Lullaby

    Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Evelyn Chang.
    • Viola Recital.
    • Avie.
    • 011.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    L'amante segreto

    Performer: Michel Angers. Singer: Peggy Belanger.
    • Barbara Strozzi: Passioni, Vizi & Virtù.
    • Stradivarius.
    • 001.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Sonata in F major K.376

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova. Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Mozart: Violin Sonatas Volume 2.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    Overture to The Boatswain's Mate

    Ensemble: Lontano Ensemble. Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez.
    • The Boatswain's Mate.
    • Retrospect Opera.
    • 001.
  • Enrique Granados

    Allegro de Concierto Op.46

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • 12 Spanish Dances.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 014.
  • Frank Martin

    Mass for double choir

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: James OʼDonnell.
    • Works by Martin and Pizzetti.
    • Hyperion.
    • 001.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata Bereitet die wege, bereitet die Bahn BWV 132 - bass aria 'Wer bist du? Frage dein gewissen'

    Singer: Theo Adam. Orchestra: Munich Bach Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Richter.
    • Bach: Cantitas.
    • Archiv.
    • 2.
  • Judith Weir

    Roll off the Ragged Rocks of Sin

    Performer: Grace Francis.
    • Spirit.
    • The Music Incubator.
    • 001.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Piano Concerto in F sharp minor Op.20

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Lazarev.
    • Piano Concertos.
    • Helios.
    • 004.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    In tempus praesens - Concerto for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Violin Concertos.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 007.


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