April 2012 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, April 4th 2012
"The Literary Muse"

William
Shakespeare
(Picasso sketch)

  1. Franz Schubert (1797-1828): An Sylvia, D.891 - Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; Edwin Fischer, piano (3.04)
  2. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Otello (Love duet - Desdemona and Othello) - Placido Domingo, tenor; Renata Scotto, soprano; London Symphony Orchestra, cond. James Levine (7.23)
  3. Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900): The Merchant of Venice, incidental music (v. À la valse, vii. Finale) - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, cond. Vivian Dunn (8.14)
  4. Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968): La bisbetica domata (The Taming of the Shrew), concert overture, Op.61 - Western Australian Symphony Orchestra, cond. Andrew Penny (9.22)
  5. Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953): Romeo and Juliet (Epilogue - Death and funeral of Juliet) - London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Andre Previn (11.05)
  6. Carl Loewe (1796-1869): Die Zauberlehring (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone, Gerald Moore, piano (3:30)
  7. Johann Wolfgang
    von Goethe
  8. Paul Dukas (1865-1935): The Sorcerer’s Apprentice - Suisse Romande Orchestra, cond. Ernest Ansermet (10:54)
  9. Jules Massenet (1842-1912): Werther (Act 2: Un autre est son époux! … J’aurais sur ma poitrine) - Raoul Jobin, tenor; Orchestra de L’Opera-comique, cond. Andre Cluytens (2:35)
  10. Franz Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D.118 - Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Richard Goode, piano (3:30)
  11. Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Nachtlied, op. 96, no.1 - Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Richard Goode, piano (2.10)
  12. Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Net, tol'ko tot, kto znal (None but the Lonely Heart), Op. 6, No.6 - Galina Vishnevsaya, soprano; Mstislav Rostropovich, piano (2.56)
  13. Ludwig van Beethoven (1779-1827): Egmont - incidental music (Intermezzos III and IV; Death of Klärchen; Melodrama “Süsser Schlaf”; Victory Symphony) - Will Quadflieg, narrator; New York Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Kurt Masur (16:01)

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