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Donald Macleod reassesses Louis Spohr's reputation, arguing that we should give him more credit than he often receives.

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Mon 14 Dec 2009 22:00

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Music Played

  • Louis Spohr

    Overture op 12 (1806)

    Performer: Leipzig Chamber Orchestra Performer: Sebastian Weigle (conductor)

    • MDG 307 0849-2.
  • Louis Spohr

    Clarinet Concerto no 1 in c minor op 26 (1808 / publ 1812)

    Performer: Michael Collins / Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Performer: Robin O’Neill (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 67509.
  • Louis Spohr

    Sonata for Violin and Harp in c minor

    Performer: Hugh Webb (harp) Performer: Sophie Langdon (violin)

    • Naxos 8.555364.
  • Louis Spohr

    Variations in B flat major WoO 15 (from Alruna - 1809)

    Performer: Michael Collins Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Robin O’Neill (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 67509.

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