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Schubert the Wanderer

presented by Sarah Walker

Sarah is joined by Tom Service for Schubert Lab, followed by a mini Lieder recital by Gerard Souzay.

1030 Sarah's guest today is philosopher Roger Scruton has chosen songs in classic recordings by great singers of the 20th century, and a beautiful Notturno for Piano Trio written towards the end of Schubert's life, and which sounds like a trail run for the later and better known slow movement of the String Quintet.

Piano Sonata in B major, D575
Sviatoslav Richter

11.30 Today's Lieder advocate introduces some of their favourite Schubert recordings.

3 hours

Last on

Wed 28 Mar 2012 09:00

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Guest Choices

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