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Words and Music

Charles Hazlewood is joined by mezzo soprano Pamela Helen Stephen, tenor James Gilchrist and the BBC Concert Orchestra for a workshop session exploring the many different ways composers over the past three hundred years have approached the setting of words in opera arias and in song.

Purcell: See, see the many coloured fields ("The Fairy Queen")
Handel: Svegliatevi ne core ("Julius Caesar")
Mozart: Dies bildnis ("The Magic Flute")
Berlioz: Spectre de la rose ("Nuits d'ete")
Britten: Midnight's Bell ("Nocturne")
Finzi: It was a lover and his lass

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 Mar 2005 14:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterCharles Hazlewood
OrchestraBBC Concert Orchestra
SopranoPamela Helen Stephen
TenorJames Gilchrist

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