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Episode 2

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 May 2008

Donald Macleod is joined by writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson to explore Schubert's last mass, considered by many to be a neglected masterpiece.

Standchen (Serenade, text by Grillparzer), D920
Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano)
Alan Armstrong, Jason Bella, Mark Hammond, Philip Lawford, Arthur Linley, Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenors)
David Barnard, David Beezer, Duncan Perkins, James Pitman, Christopher Vigar (baritones/basses)
Graham Johnson (piano)

Mass in E flat for five solo voices, mixed chorus and orchestra, D950
Benjamin Schmidinger (soprano)
Albin Lenzer (alto)
Jorg Hering, Kurt Azesberger (tenors)
Harry van der Kamp (bass)
Vienna Boys Choir
Peter Marschik (chorus master)
Chorus Viennensis
Guido Mancusi (chorus master)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Bruno Weil (conductor).

Music Played

2 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Franz Schubert 'Ständchen' (Serenade) (Grillparzer), D920

    Performer: Sarah Walker (mezzo-sop); Performer: Alan Armstrong, Performer: Jason Bella, Performer: Mark Hammond, Performer: Philip Lawford, Performer: Arthur Linley, Performer: Richard Edgar-Wilson (ten); Performer: David Barnard, Performer: David Beezer, Performer: Duncan Perkins, Performer: James Pitman, Performer: Christopher Vigar (bars/basses); Performer: Graham Johnson (pno)

    Hyperion, CDJ33008,

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Mass in E flat major, D950 for 5 solo voices, mixed chorus and orch

    Performer: Benjamin Schmidinger (sop), Performer: Albin Lenzer (alto), Performer: Jörg Hering (ten), Performer: Kurt Azesberger (ten), Performer: Harry van der Kamp (bass) Performer: Vienna Boys Choir Performer: Peter Marschik (chorus master), Performer: Chorus Viennensis Performer: Guido Mancusi (chorus master) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Conductor: Bruno Weil (cond)

    Sony, SB4K90380,

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