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Jonathan Swain plays music with a Russian focus.

Jonathan Swain's Sunday selection includes Russian music from Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, and also earlier music from a visiting Russian court composer, Galuppi. He also presents Telemann's "Cricket Symphony" and piano music from Gottschalk played by Alan Feinburg, and Brahms played by Jonathan Plowright.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Sep 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Variations: Introduction, Theme & Variations 1-4

    Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber.
    • Andrew Lloyd Webber: Variations.
    • MCA.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op.35 Book 2

    Performer: Jonathan Plowright.
    • Brahms: Works for Solo Piano Volume 4.
    • BIS.
    • 026.
  • Johannes Motschmann


    Performer: Johannes Motschmann. Performer: Boris Bolles. Performer: David Panzi.
    • Electric Fields.
    • 8.
  • Valentin Silvestrov

    O Holy God (No.3 from Liturgical Chants)

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Conductor: Sigvards Kļava.
    • Silvestrov: To Thee We Sing - Sacred Choral Works.
    • Ondine.
    • 6.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet in F major

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Debussy, Faure, Ravel: String Quartets.
    • Virgin.
    • 8.
  • Laszlo Sary

    Pebble playing in a Pot

    Ensemble: Amadinda Percussion Group.
    • Amadinda Percussion Group: Works By Marta, Sary, Cage etc..
    • Hungaraton.
    • 2.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk


    Performer: Alan Feinberg.
    • Fascinatin' Rhythm.
    • Argo.
    • 6.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Sinfonia TWV 50:1 in G major 'Grillen-Symphonie' ('Cricket Symphony')

    Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90. Conductor: Simon Standage.
    • Telemann: Sinfonia TWV 50:1 in G major 'Grillen-Symphonie', etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Hugi Gudmundsson


    Ensemble: Nordic Affect.
    • Calm of the Deep.
    • 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Traumlicht Op.123 No.2

    Ensemble: Singer Pur.
    • Singer Pur: Best Of.
    • OEHMS.
    • 007.
  • Rebecca Clarke


    Performer: Paul Coletti. Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • English Music for Viola.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Sun Shines over our Motherland Op.90

    Choir: RSFSR Academic Russian Choir. Orchestra: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Choir: Moscow Choral School Boys' Choir. Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin.
    • Shostakovich - Complete Symphonies, etc.
    • Melodiya.
    • 6.
  • Baldassare Galuppi

    Concerto in D minor for 2 flutes, strings & bass continuo

    Performer: Marion Moonen. Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum. Director: Jed Wentz.
    • Italian Flute Concertos.
    • 10.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Lullaby in a storm, Op.54 No.10

    Performer: Roger Vignoles. Singer: Joan Rodgers.
    • Tchaikovsky Songs.
    • Helios.
    • 15.
  • Igor Stravinsky


    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 & Stravinsky: Divertimento.
    • Pentatone.
    • 5.
  • Trad

    Rosestock Holderbluh

    Ensemble: Singer Pur.
    • Best of Singer Pur.
    • OEHMS.
    • 15.


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