Playing: 3 Lieder - Standchen (Op.17/2); Morgen (Op.27/4); In goldener Fulle (Op.49/2) by Richard Strauss
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Episode 1

Vincent d'Indy (1851-1931)

Donald Macleod explores the music and life of a man who is not a household name nowadays, but in his own time was celebrated for his composing and was a hugely influential musical educator.

1/5. The young d'Indy defends Paris, meets Liszt, studies with Franck and comes under the spell of Wagner.

Piano Quartet in A minor, Op 7 (Allegro vivo)
Marietta Kratz (violin)
Thomas Open (viola)
Bernhard Gmelin (cello)
Caroline Weichert (piano)

La mort de Wallenstein, Op 12 No 3 (Wallenstein - three symphonic overtures after Schiller)
Orchestra Philharmonique des Pays de Loire
Pierre Dervaux (conductor)

Petite sonate dans la forme classique for piano, Op 9 (1st mvt)
Michael Schafer (piano)

Symphonie sur un chant montagnard fran├žais in G, Op 25 (excerpts)
Catherine Collard (piano)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Marek Janowski (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Mon 21 Jan 2008 20:45

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