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Jess Gillam with... Anne Denholm

Jess Gillam chats with harpist Anne Denholm about the music they love, including Sibelius, Rautavaara, Gabriel Prokofiev and Carole King.

Jess Gillam talks to harpist Anne Denholm about the music they love. With epic Finnish grandeur from Sibelius and Rautavaara, a genre-blurring concerto by Gabriel Prokofiev and the simple beauty of Carole King’s You’ve Got a Friend.

Music we listened to today...

Sibelius - Finlandia (CBSO, Sakari Oramo)
Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium (ORA Singers, Suzi Digby)
Karl Jenkins - Over The Stone: Double Harp Concerto (Catrin Finch)
Carole King - You’ve Got a Friend
Einojuhani Rautavaara - Cantus Arcticus Op.61; 3rd mvt; Swans migrating (Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vanska)
Afro Celt Sound System - Whirl-y-Reel #2
Ravel - Ma mere l’oye, cinq pieces enfantines V. Le Jardin feerique (Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nezet-Seguin)

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27 minutes

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Scaramouche - suite, arr. for saxophone/clarinet & orch.....: Brazileira

    Performer: Jess Gillam. Performer: Andee Birkett. Performer: Zeynep Ozsuca-Rattle. Ensemble: Tippett Quartet.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia Op.26

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Sibelius: Symphonies No.1 & 3/Finlandia: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/O.
    • Erato.
    • 8.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O magnum mysterium (1994)

    Choir: ORA Singers. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • The Mystery of Christmas.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 19.
  • Gabriel Prokofiev

    Concerto for turntables and orchestra (2nd mvt)

    Performer: DJ Yoda. Orchestra: Heritage Orchestra.
    • Nonclassical.
  • Karl Jenkins

    Over The Stone: Double Harp Concerto

    Performer: Catrin Finch.
    • Crossing the Stone.
    • Sony.
  • Carole King

    You've Got a Friend

    • Tapestry.
    • A&M Records.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for birds and orch.) Op.61 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
  • Afro Celt Sound System

    Whirl-Y-Reel #2

    • Real World Records.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le jardin féerique (Ma mère l'oye) / The Magical Garden (Mother Goose)

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Yannick Nezet-Seguin Ravel Rotterdam Phiharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 17.
  • Grace Williams


    Performer: Anne Denholm.
    • BBC Recording.


  • Sat 18 Apr 2020 12:30

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