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Karol Szymanowski (1882 - 1937)

Part Two

Tuesday 24 August 2004 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 31 August 2004 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 3 October 2006 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 10 October 2006 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

A dramatic change occurred in Szymanowski's music early in his career when he fell under the spell of the classical cultures of the exotic East. Donald Macleod introduces works inspired by the myths and poetry of ancient Greece and classical Persia.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist: Composer of the Week

Des Hafis Liebeslieder Op.26
No.8 - Das Grab Des Hafis
Musica Mundi CD 314 001 T.11
Krystyna Rorbach (Soprano)
Orchestra Of The Polish National Opera
Robert Satanowski, Conductor
 
Mythes
Chandos CHAN 8747 T6-8
Lydia Mordkovitch (Violin)
Marina Gusak-Grin (Piano)
 
Symphony No.3 - Song Of The Night
CDC 555121-2 T9-11
Jon Garrison (Tenor)
City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra And Chorus
Simon Rattle, Conductor




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