Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739-1799) - 1. Dittersdorf Is Discovered
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2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 27 January 2008

For Holocaust Memorial Day, Iain and musicologist Erik Levi look at some of the music the Nazis banned, some they appropriated to their cause and some that emerged in opposition to the fascist regime.


Strauss: Das Bachlein
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)
George Szell (conductor)

Randy Newman: In Germany Before the War
Randy Newman (voice, piano)

Zemlinsky: Psalm 13
Koln Philharmonic
Choir of the State Music Hall of Dusseldorf
James Conlon (conductor)

Anon: Terazin-Lied
Christian Gerhaher (bass-baritone)
Gerold Huber (piano)

Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time
Joanna MacGregor (piano)
Madeleine Mitchell (violin)
Christopher van Kampen (cello)
David Campbell (clarinet)

Mozart: Requiem Aeternam (Introitus) (Requiem)
Bavarian RSO and Chorus
Colin Davis (conductor)

Mozart: Requiem Aeternam (Introitus) (Requiem)
Berlin Philharmonic
Bruno Kittel Choir
Bruno Kittel (conductor)

Eisler: Deutsche Sinfonie (Praeludium)
Hendrikje Wangemann (soprano)
Annette Markert (alto)
Matthias Gorne (baritone)
Peter Lika (bass)
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Ernst Senff Choir, Berlin
Lothar Zagrosek (conductor)

Martinu: Memorial for Lidice
Czech Philharmonic
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Ilse Weber: Ich wandre durch Theresienstadt
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)
Bengt Forsberg (piano)
Bebe Risenfors (strings/accordion)

Schubert: Winterreise (Der Wegwieser)
Peter Anders (baritone)
Michael Raucheisen (piano)

Ohki: Boundless Desert with Skulls (Symphony No 5)
New Japan Philharmonic
Takuo Yuasa (conductor)

Tom Lehrer: Song Long Mom

Martland: Babi Yar (Epilogue)
Residentie Orkest of Den Haag
Elgar Howarth (conductor)

Shostakovich: Piano Trio No 2
Beaux Arts Trio

Flanders and Swann: Twenty Tons of TNT.


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