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Weathering the Storm

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 10 June 2010

Donald Macleod brings together two unsettling strands in Schumann's life in the late 1840s, his precarious mental health and the revolution in his new home town of Dresden.

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5 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Robert Schumann Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen ass Op.98a No.4

    Performer: Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)

    HYPERION CDJ33102, 2

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    Robert Schumann March in G Minor Op.76

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

    DECCA 436 4562, 5

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    Robert Schumann Four Partsongs Op.141 Nos 1-3

    Performer: Netherlands Chamber Choir, Uwe Gronostay (conductor)

    GLOBE GLO5147, 1 to 3

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    Robert Schumann Overture to Manfred, Op.115

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    SONY SBK 48270, 10

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    Robert Schumann Waldszenen Op.82 (Forest Scenes)

    Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (piano)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 437 538-2, 1 to 9

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