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Episode 4

Vincent d'Indy (1851-1931)

4/5. Donald Macleod explains how d'Indy's music school, the Schola Cantorum, nearly went bust, but stayed afloat thanks to his titanic efforts. Personal tragedy struck when his wife Isabelle died from a brain haemorrhage – his orchestral work Souvenirs became a moving tribute to her.

Sonata in C for piano and violin, Op 59 (1st mvt)
Marietta Kratz (violin)
Caroline Weichert (piano)

Souvenirs, Op 62
Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
Theodor Guschlbauer (conductor)

Sonata in E for piano, Op 63 (2nd mvt)
Michael Schafer (piano)

Symphony No 3, Op 70 (Sinfonia Brevis - de Bello Gallico) (1st mvt)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
Theodor Guschlbauer (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Thu 24 Jan 2008 20:45

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