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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)

Part 2

Tuesday 10 August 2004 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 17 August 2004 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

Beethoven's most illustrious pupil was Archduke Rudolph, son of Emperor Leopold the Second of Austria. The Archduke was also a patron and friend: Beethoven dedicated more works to him than anyone else. Donald Macleod investigates the relationship between these two men.


1 hour


Archduke Piano Trio Mvt 1 Allegro Moderato 
Florestan Trio
Hyperion CDA 67369 T1

Les Adieux  Piano Sonata Op81a    
Melvyn Tan Fortepiano
EMI 749330 2 T1 to 3

Missa Solemnis Credo
Eileen Farrell: Soprano, Carol Smith: Contralto. Richard Lewis: Tenor. Kim Borg:  Bass.
Westminster choir and New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein
 Sony Classical SM2K 47522/A&B cd1 T7 to 12

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