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A Schumann Salon

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 06 June 2010

Andrew McGregor and Sarah Walker present a special programme to launch Radio 3's Schumann 200 week. Schumann biographer, John Worthen, gives a whistle-stop tour through the main events of the composer's life and times, and pianist Lucy Parham performs live in the studio. Music on disc includes the great song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42, and the Marchenerzahlungen, Op 132.

10:00
SCHUMANN
Der Nussbaum (Myrthen, Op 25)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
Christoph Eschenbach (piano)
DG 415 190 2
Track 31
3:03

10:06
LIVE
SCHUMANN
Fantasiestucke, Op 12 (Des Abends)
Lucy Parham (piano)
3:48

10:10
SCHUMANN
Fantasiestucke, Op 12 (In der Nacht)
Lucy Parham (piano)
3:57

10:29
SCHUMANN
Hermann & Dorothea overture, Op 136
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Conductor Kurt Masur
RCA 74321341722
CD1, Tk 9
8:04

10:40
LIVE
CLARA SCHUMANN
Nocturne (Soirees musicales, Op 6)
Lucy Parham (piano)
4:21

10:52
SCHUMANN
Frauenliebe und Leben, Op 42
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)
Bengt Forsberg (piano)
DG 445 881 2
Tks 1-8
22:42

11:16
LIVE
SCHUMANN
Traumerai (Kinderszenen, Op 15)
Lucy Parham (piano)
2:52

11:31
SCHUMANN
Marchenerzahlungen, Op 132
Sabine Meyer (clarinet)
Tabea Zimmermann (viola)
Hartmut Holl (piano)
EMI CDC 7 49736 2
Tks 8 – 11
13:53

11:55
LIVE
SCHUMANN
Widmung
Lucy Parham (piano)
3:32

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