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A New Regime

Donald Macleod and Michael Kater discuss how Carl Orff's life and work were shaped by the start of the Third Reich, and the Nazi reaction to his 1937 work Carmina Burana.

This episode is available until midday on Friday, 21st August as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

Donald Macleod and Michael Kater discuss the way Orff's life and work were shaped by the beginning of the Third Reich, and the Nazi reaction to his 1937 work Carmina Burana.

Catulli Carmina I and II (1930-1) - Aus Catulli Carmina
Carl Orff Choir
Arthur Gross (conductor)
WER 4006-50, Tr 18

Schulwerk (excerpts)
Tolzer Boys Choir
Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden (conductor)
Chamber Choir of the Munich National College of Music
Fritz Schieri (conductor)
Stuttgart Chorus
Heinz Mende (conductor)
BMG Conifer 75605513572, Trs 18, 24, 25, 31, 32

Ein Sommernachtstraum (excerpts)
Orchestra of the Staatstheaters am Gartnerplatz, Munich
Klaus E Schneider (conductor)
RCA 74321735202, Trs 1-5

Carmina Burana - Part 1
Berliner Philharmonic
Simon Rattle (conductor)
EMI 7243 5 578888 2 5, Trs 1-10.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Carl Orff

    Catulli Carmina I and II (1930-1) - Aus Catulli Carmina

    Performers: Carl Orff Choir, Arthur Gross (conductor)

    • WER 4006-50.
  • Carl Orff

    Schulwerk (excerpts)

    Performers: Tolzer Boys Choir, Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden (conductor), Chamber Choir of the Munich National College of Music, Fritz Schieri (conductor), Stuttgart Chorus, Heinz Mende (conductor)

    • BMG Conifer 75605513572.
  • Carl Orff

    Ein Sommernachtstraum (excerpts)

    Performers: Orchestra of the Staatstheaters am Gartnerplatz, Munich, Klaus E Schneider (conductor)

    • RCA 74321735202.
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina Burana - Part 1

    Performers: Berliner Philharmonic, Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI 7243 5 578888 2 5.

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