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Jonathan Swain

Jonathan Swain introduces Vaughan Williams's Dona Nobis Pacem, plus John Adams, Milhaud and Arthur Honegger. Plus music from the Salaputia Brass and Granados's Escenas romanticas.

Jonathan Swain presents this week's Building a Library choice in full of Vaughan Williams's Dona Nobis Pacem. He also explores music connected with the tragedy of war from John Adams, Darius Milhaud and Arthur Honegger. The week's young artists are the Salaputia Brass from Germany and Switzerland, and the neglected classic is Granados's Escenas Romanticas.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 9 Jul 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata pian e forte Ch.175

    Ensemble: Salaputia Brass.
    • Signals from Heaven.
    • Audite.
    • 2.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    24 Preludes and Fugues Op.87 - No.7 in A major

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
    • Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues for piano 24, Op. 87.
    • Signum.
    • 13.
  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin Act One Prelude

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Wagner: Lohengrin.
    • RCO live.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Dona Nobis Pacem

    Singer: Judith Howarth. Singer: Thomas S. Allen. Ensemble: Corydon Singers. Orchestra: Corydon Orchestra. Conductor: Matthew Best.
    • Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • John Adams

    The Chairman Dances - Foxtrot for orchestra

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Dance Mix.
    • Argo.
    • 2.
  • Darius Milhaud

    La cheminée du roi René Op.205

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Paul Meyer. Performer: François Leleux. Performer: Gilbert Audin. Performer: Radovan Vlatković.
    • Music For Wind Ensemble.
    • Warner.
    • 11.
  • Arthur Honegger

    Symphony No.2 in D for strings and trumpet

    Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • Honegger: Symphonies 2&4.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Enrique Granados

    Escenas Romanticas

    Performer: Thomas Rajna.
    • Granados: Escenas Romanticas Etc..
    • CRD.
    • 1.
  • John Adams

    The Wound Dresser

    Performer: Naoko Tanaka. Performer: Chris Gekker. Singer: Sanford Sylvan. Orchestra: Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Conductor: John Adams.
    • Adams: Fearful Symmetries, The Wound Dresser.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sacrae symphoniae: Canzon per sonar septimi toni a 8, Ch.172

    Ensemble: Salaputia Brass.
    • Signals from Heaven.
    • Audite.
    • 10.
  • Duke Ellington

    Come Sunday

    Performer: Jeroen Berwaerts. Ensemble: Salaputia Brass.
    • Signals from Heaven.
    • Audite.
    • 11.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sacrae symphoniae: Canzon I 'La Spiritata', Ch.186

    Ensemble: Salaputia Brass.
    • Signals from Heaven.
    • Audite.
    • 12.

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