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 Recording of the Week, Jordi Savall directs JS Bach's Markus Passion

by David Smith

David listens to a newly-reconstructed version of JS Bach's lost St Mark Passion, from Jordi Savall and the Capella Reial de Catalunya.

 Recording of the Week, Jerusalem - in search of peace

by Chris O'Reilly

Jordi Savall creates an homage to the city of Jerusalem through an evocation of its rich history of more than 3000 years, bringing together Jewish and Palestinian musicians as well as performers from Iraq, Armenia, Turkey, Morocco and Syria.

 Recording of the Week, Francis Xavier and Jordi Savall

by Chris O'Reilly

The viol player, conductor and musicologist pays homage to the sixteenth-century saint and Catholic missionary, who was a co-founder of the Jesuit Order.