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John Shea presents a selection of Schubert songs associated with his friends in Vienna. Plus a chance to hear Schubert's opera Die Freunde von Salamanka.

John Shea continues BBC Radio 3's celebration of The Spirit of Schubert with a selection of his songs associated with his wide circle of friends in Vienna. Plus a chance to hear his opera Die Freunde von Salamanka, written to a libretto by his friend Johann Mayrhofer, and set in the hills surrounding the Spanish city of Salamanca during the Peninsular War.

12.31AM
Die Freunde von Salamanka (D.326)
Edith Mathis (soprano), Thomas Moser (tenor) Eberhard Buchner (tenor) Hermann Prey (bass) Robert Holl (bass), Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Theodor Guschlbauer (conductor)

1.45AM
Songs: a selection of songs associated with Schubert's friends

Augenlied (D.297)
Janet Baker (mezzo) Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

Das Gestorte Gluck (D.309)
Philip Langridge(tenor) Graham Johnson(piano)

Liebestandelei (D.206)
Philip Langridge(tenor) Graham Johnson(piano)

Liebesrausch(D.179)
Philip Langridge(tenor) Graham Johnson(piano)

1.57AM
Songs: Matthison settings from 1816

Entzuckung (D.413)
Marcus Ullman (tenor) Ulrich Eisenlohr (forte piano)

Julius an Theone (D.419)
Marcus Ullman (tenor) Ulrich Eisenlohr (forte piano)

Skolie (D.507)
Thomas Bauer (tenor) Ulrich Eisenlohr (forte piano)

Lebenslied (D.508)
Thomas Bauer (tenor) Ulrich Eisenlohr (forte piano)

Erinnerung (D.424)
Arnold Schoenberg Chorus

Andenken (D.423)
Albert Gassner, Anton Rosner (tenor), Peter Schranner (baritone)

2.11AM
6 Polonaises for piano duet (D.824) No's 1-3
Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano)

2.26AM
Uraniens Flucht (D.554)
Christiane Iven(mezzo-soprano), Burkhard Kehring(piano)

2.45AM
Claudine von Villa Bella (D.239)
Edith Mathis (soprano), Gabriela Sima (mezzo), Heiner Hopfner (tenor), Robert Holl (bass), Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Lothar Zagrosek (conductor)

3.16AM
Songs: Settings from August 1816 of poems by Johann Jacobi

An Chloen(D.462)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Gerald Moore (piano)

Hochzeit-Lied (D.463)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Gerald Moore (piano)

Trauer der Liebe (D.465)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Gerald Moore (piano)

Die Perle (D.466)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Gerald Moore (piano)

Lied des Orpheus, als er in die Holle ging (D.474)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Gerald Moore (piano)

3.27AM
Secular choral works from 1815

Mailied (D.199)
Gundrun Greindl-Rosner, Julia Falk (altos) Albert Gassner, Anton Rossner (tenors) Kurt Richter, Ernst Dorflinger (horns)

Bardengesang (D.147)
Arnold Schoenberg Chorus

Der Morgenstern (D.203)
Arnold Schoenberg Chorus

Lutzows wilde Jagd (D.205)
Johannes Ritzkowski, Gunther Weber : Horn

3.35AM
Songs: Goethe Settings from 1817

Mahomets Gesang (D.549)
John Mark Ainsley(tenor)Graham Johnson (piano)

Gretchen im Zwinger(D.564)
Marie McLaughlin (soprano)Graham Johnson (piano)

Schweizerlied (D.559)
Edith Mathis (soprano)Graham Johnson (piano)

Der Goldschmiedsgesell (D.560)
Simon Keenlyside (tenor)Graham Johnson (piano)

3.50AM
Mass no. 5 (D.678) in A flat major
Helen Donath (sop), Brigitte Fassbaender (alt), Francisco Araiza (ten), Dietrich Fischer Dieskau (bass), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)

4.39AM
More songs associated with his friends...

Des Frauleins Liebeslauschen (D.698)
Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Gerard Wyss (piano)

An die Freunde (D.654)
Ann Murray (mezzo) Graham Johnson (piano)

Namenstaglied(D.695)
Ann Murray (mezzo) Graham Johnson (piano)

Sangers Morgenlied (D.163) [1st setting]
Philip Langridge (tenor) Graham Johnson (piano)

Ballade (Ein Fraulein schaut vom hohen Turm) (D.134)
Adrian Thompson (tenor) Graham Johnson (piano)

5.02AM
6 Polonaises for piano duet (D.824) No's 4-6
Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano)

5.18AM
Die Nonne (D.208)
Sarah Walker (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

5.26AM
Der Gott und die Bajadere (D.254)
Christine Schäfer (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Michael George (bass)

5.36AM
Sonatina for violin and piano no. 1 (D.384) in D major
Isaac Stern (violin), Daniel Barenboim (piano)

5.49AM
Vergissmeinnicht (D.792)
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)

6.02AM
Symphony no. 2 (D.125) in B flat major
Staatskapelle Dresden, Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    D.326 Die Freunde von Salamanka - singspiel in 2 acts (D.326) Act 1

    • Schubert, Die Freunde Von Salamanka.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.297 Augenlied (D.297)

    • Schubert - Lieder.
    • BBC Legends.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.309 Das Gestorte Gluck (D.309)

    • Schubert, The Complete Songs.
    • Hyperion.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.206 Liebestandelei (D.206)

    • Schubert, The Complete Songs.
    • Hyperion.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.179 Liebesrausch (Dir, Madchen, schlagt mit leisem Beben) (D.179)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.413 Entzuckung (D.413)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.419 Julius an Theone (D.419)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.507 Skolie (Madchen entsiegelten, Bruder, die Flaschen) (D.507)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.508 Lebenslied (D.508)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.424 Erinnerung for three-part male chorus (D.424)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.423 Andenken (D.423)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.824 6 Polonaises for piano duet (D.824) No's 1-3

    • Sony Classical.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.554 Uraniens Flucht (D.554)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.239 Claudine von Villa Bella - singspiel (D.239) [Overture & Act 1 only]

  • Franz Schubert

    D.462 An Chloen (Bei der Liebe reinsten Flammen) (D.462)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.463 Hochzeit-Lied (D.463)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.465 Trauer der Liebe (D.465)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.466 Die Perle (D.466)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.474 Lied des Orpheus, als er in die Holle ging (D.474)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.199 Mailied (D.199)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.147 Bardengesang

  • Franz Schubert

    D.203 Der Morgenstern - duet for voices or horns (D.203)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.205 Lutzows wilde Jagd - duet for voices or horns (D.205)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.549 Mahomets Gesang (D.549) [1st setting]

  • Franz Schubert

    D.564 Gretchen im Zwinger (Ach neige, du Schmerzensreiche) (D.564)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.559 Schweizerlied (D.559)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.560 Der Goldschmiedsgesell (D.560)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.678 Mass no. 5 (D.678) in A flat major

  • Franz Schubert

    D.698 Des Frauleins Liebeslauschen (D.698)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.654 An die Freunde (D.654)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.695 Namenstaglied (Vater, schenk mir diese Stunde) (D.695)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.163 Sangers Morgenlied (D.163) [1st setting]

  • Franz Schubert

    D.134 Ballade (Ein Fraulein schaut vom hohen Turm) (D.134)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.485 Symphony no. 5 (D.485) in B flat major [finale]

  • Franz Schubert

    D.208 Die Nonne (D.208)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.254 Der Gott und die Bajadere (D.254)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.384 Sonata (Sonatina) for violin and piano no. 1 (D.384) in D major

  • Franz Schubert

    D.792 Vergissmeinnicht (D.792)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.125 Symphony no. 2 (D.125) in B flat major [complete]

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