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Monteverdi 450: James Jolly

James Jolly plays music from yesterday's Building a Library choice of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, and also looks at how other composers from Gluck to Rachmaninov have tackled the Orpheus story. The week's neglected classic is Bruch's Scottish Fantasy.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 14 May 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Lou Harrison

    Jahla in the Form of a Ductia to Pleasure Leopold Stokowski on his 90th birthday

    Ensemble: Tàmmittam Percussion Ensemble. Conductor: Guido Facchin.
    • Harrison, L: Music for Violin with various instruments, etc..
    • Dynamic.
    • 001.
  • Lou Harrison

    In memory of Victor Jowers

    Performer: Rebecca Van de Ven. Performer: Jennifer Cass.
    • Lou Harrison - In Memory.
    • Argo.
    • 002.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise-fantaisie in A flat, Op 61

    Performer: Charles Richard-Hamelin.
    • Charles Richard-Hamelin plays Beethoven, Enescu and Chopin.
    • Analekta.
    • 005.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Masonic Funeral Music, K477/479a

    Orchestra: New Philharmonia. Conductor: Otto Klemperer.
    • Mozart: Symphonies 33, 34 & 40.
    • EMI.
    • 012.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Orfeo - Act 3

    Singer: Mirko Guadagnini. Singer: Jose Maria Lo Monaco. Singer: Salvo Vitale. Ensemble: Ensemble La Venexiana. Conductor: Claudio Cavina.
    • L'Orfeo.
    • Glossa.
    • 1.
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero

    Madrigali

    Ensemble: Citta di Prato. Conductor: Marzio Conti.
    • Gabrieliana.
    • CPO.
    • 006.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Melody from Orfeo ed Euridice

    Composer: Giovanni Sgambati. Performer: Guiomar Novaes.
    • Works by Beethoven, Chopin, etc.
    • Vox.
    • 005.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Orpheus

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • Stravinsky: Petrushka / Orpheus / Vladamir Jurowski.
    • LPO.
    • 006.
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson

    Orphic Hymn

    Choir: Theatre of Voices. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • Johannsson: Orphee.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 015.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo in G, Op 51 No 2

    Performer: Charles Richard-Hamelin.
    • Charles Richard-Hamelin plays Beethoven, Enescu and Chopin.
    • Analekta.
    • 002.
  • Howard Skempton

    Lento

    Orchestra: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Bryars.
    • Adelaide Town Hall.
    • Priory.
    • 003.
  • Max Christian Friedrich Bruch

    Scottish Fantasy

    Performer: Kyung-wha Chung. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Rudolf Kempe.
    • Bruch: Violin COncerto; Scottish Fantasia.
    • Decca.
    • 004.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orfeo ed Euridice - Che faro senza Euridice

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Various: Arias for Guadagni.
    • Hyperion.
    • 018.

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