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Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

Part Five

Friday 28 March 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Friday 28 March 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of Weber's life and instrumental music, focusing on his marriage, the creation of his opera Der Freischutz and a meeting with Beethoven. The programme includes three works from the composer's time at the Dresden Opera.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Aufforderung zum Tanze ('Invitation to the Dance') (rondeau brillant), op.65
Hamish Milne (pno)
CRD 3485,
track 10

Trio in g minor, op.63
- Allegro moderato
- Scherzo - Allegro vivace
- Schlafers Klage - Andante espressivo
- Finale - Allegro

The Nash Ensemble: Judith Pearce (fl), Christopher van Kampen (vc), Ian Brown (pno)
CRD 3398,
tracks 5-8

Konzertstuck in f minor for piano and orchestra, op.79 
Benjamin Frith (pno) / RTE Sinfonietta / Proinnsias O Duinn (cond)
Naxos 8.550959,
track 8




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