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Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

Part Four

Thursday 27 March 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Thursday 27 March 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod charts Weber's time at the Prague Opera and explores his tempestuous relationship with the high-spirited soprano Caroline Brandt, who was eventually to become Mrs Weber.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Piano Sonata no.2 in A flat, op.39
- Allegro moderato con spirito ed assai legato
- Andante
- Menuetto capriccioso (Presto assai)
- Rondo (Moderato e molto grazioso)

Alfred Brendel (pno)
Philips 426 439-2,
tracks 5-8

Grand Duo Concertant in E flat for clarinet and piano, op.48 ]
- Allegro con fuoco
- Andante con moto
- Rondo: Allegro
Kalman Berkes (cl), Jeno Jando (pno)
Naxos 8.553122,
tracks 6-8




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