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John Shea with a selection of Schubert songs inspired by his experience of Viennese theatre and opera. Plus the opera Sakontala performed by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.

John Shea continues BBC Radio 3's celebration of The Spirit of Schubert with performances of songs inspired by his experience of Viennese theatre and opera. Plus the unfinished opera Sakontala - Schubert left just sketches for Acts 1 and 2, but Danish composer Karl Aage Rasmussen has reconstructed the work as we'll hear in this performance by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.

12:31AM
Sakontala (D.701)
Simone Nold - Sakontala (soprano), Donát Havár - Duschmanta (tenor), Martin Snell - Kanna (Bass), Konrad Jarnot - Madhawia (bass), Stephen Loges - Durwasas (bass), Kammerchor Stuttgart, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Frieder Bernius (conductor)

1.58AM
Song Selection: songs inspired by Viennese opera and theatre

Das Madchen (Blanka) (D.631)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

Daphne am Bach (D.411)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

Lambertine (D.301)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

Thekla [eine Geisterstimme] (D.595) [2nd setting]
Arleen Auger (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

La Pastorella al prato (D.528)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

Der Gute Hirt (D.449)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

2.18AM
4 Canzonen (D.688)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

2.29AM
Valses sentimentales for piano (D.779)
No's 1-17
Giampaolo Muntoni (piano)

2.42AM
Some songs for mens voices from 1821

Im Gegenwartigen Vergangenes (D.710)

Fruhlingsgesang [vers. 2](D.740)

Geist der Liebe (Der Abend schleiert) [2nd version]
Markus Schäfer (tenor), Marcus Ullmann (tenor), Thomas E. Bauer (bass), Marcus Schmidl (bass), Ulrich Eisenlohr (piano)

2.58AM
D.375 Der Tod Oskars (D.375)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)

3.15AM
From Die Burgschaft (D.435)
Aria "Muss ich fuhlen"
Aria "Diese Gnade dank' ich dir"
Aria "Ob er wohl wiederkehrt"
Aria "O Gotter! O, Dank euch!"
Aria "O gottliche Ruhe!"
Oliver Widmer (baritone), Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan Schultsz (conductor)

Aria "Welche Nacht hab'ich erlebt"
Elly Ameling (sop), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Edo de Waart (conductor)

Chorus No.13: Rauberlied
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

3.41AM
Song Selection: secular choral works

Ein jugendlicher Maienschwung (D.61)
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

Thronend auf erhabnem Sitz (D.62)
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

Majestätsche Sonnenrosse (D.64)
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

Frisch atmet des Morgens lebendiger Hauch (D.67)
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

3.49AM
Namensfeier (D.294)
Elisabeth Flechl (soprano), Franz Leitner (tenor), Hiroyuki Ijichi (bass), Wiener Concert-Verein, Arnold Schoenberg Choir

3.55AM
34 Valses sentimentales for piano (D.779) No's 18-34
Giampaolo Muntoni (piano)

4.08AM
Songs for an 1822 Schubertiad

Versunken (Sunken) (D.715 )
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

Mahomets Gesang (D.721) [2nd setting]
Michael George (bass) Graham Johnson (piano)

Johanna Sebus (D.728)
John Mark Ainsley (ten), Graham Johnson (piano)

Mignon I (Heiss mich nicht reden) (D.726)
Christine Schäfer (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)

Ihr Grab (D.736)
Maarten Koningsberger (baritone) Graham Johnson (piano)

4.21AM

Sei mir gegrusst (D.741)
Elly Ameling (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano)

Die Liebe hat gelogen (D.751)
Elly Ameling (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano)

Schatzgrabers Begehr (D.761)
Robert Holl (bass), Rudolf Jansen (piano)

Am Flusse - 2nd setting (D.766)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)

4.35AM
Mass no. 1 (D.105) in F major

5.32AM
Song Selection: songs from 1816-1817

Die Vier Weltalter (D.391)
Thomas Allen (baritone) Graham Johnson (piano)

Lebensmelodien (D.395)
Matthias Goerne (baritone) Graham Johnson (pian)

Die Verfehlte Stunde (D.409)
Christine Schäfer (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)

Grablied auf einen Soldaten (D.454)
Stephen Varcoe (baritone) Graham Johnson (piano)

Romanze (In der Vater Hallen ruhte) (D.144)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Graham Johnson (piano)

Stimme der Liebe (Meine Selinde) (D.412)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Graham Johnson (piano)

5.51AM

Lied in der Abwesenheit (Ach, mir ist das Herz so schwer) (D.416)
Lucia Popp (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)

Die Liebesgotter (D.446)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Graham Johnson (piano)

D.363 An Chloen (Die Munterkeit ist meinen Wangen) (D.363)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Graham Johnson (piano)

Lied eines Kindes (D.596)
Edith Mathis (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)

Trost (Nimmer lange weil ich hier) (D.523)
Edith Mathis (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)

6.01AM
Symphony no. 5 (D.485) in B flat major
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Istvan Kertesz (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    D.701 Sakontala (D.701) Act I

  • Franz Schubert

    D.701 Sakontala (D.701) Act II

  • Franz Schubert

    D.631 Das Madchen (Blanka) (D.631)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.411 Daphne am Bach (D.411)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.301 Lambertine (D.301)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.595 Thekla [eine Geisterstimme] (D.595) [2nd setting]

  • Franz Schubert

    D.528 La Pastorella al prato (D.528)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.449 Der Gute Hirt (D.449)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.688 4 Canzonen (D.688)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.779 34 Valses sentimentales for piano (D.779) (Op.50) No's 1-17

  • Franz Schubert

    D.710 Im Gegenwartigen Vergangenes for men's voices and piano (D.710)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.740 Fruhlingsgesang [vers. 2] for 2 ten, 2 bass & pf (D.740) (Op.16`1)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.747 Geist der Liebe (Der Abend schleiert) [2nd version]...

  • Franz Schubert

    D.375 Der Tod Oskars (D.375)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.435 Die Burgschaft (D.435): Aria "Muss ich fuhlen"

  • Franz Schubert

    D.435 Die Burgschaft (D.435): Aria "Diese Gnade dank' ich dir"

  • Franz Schubert

    D.435 Die Burgschaft (D.435): Aria "Ob er wohl wiederkehrt"

  • Franz Schubert

    D.435 Die Burgschaft (D.435): Aria "Welche Nacht hab'ich erlebt"

  • Franz Schubert

    D.435 Die Burgschaft (D.435): Aria "O Gotter! O, Dank euch!"

  • Franz Schubert

    D.435 Die Burgschaft (D.435): Aria "O gottliche Ruhe!"

  • Franz Schubert

    D.435 Die Burgschaft (D.435) No.13: Rauberlied

  • Franz Schubert

    D.061 Ein jugendlicher Maienschwung

  • Franz Schubert

    D.062 Thronend auf erhabnem Sitz

  • Franz Schubert

    D.064 Majestätsche Sonnenrosse

  • Franz Schubert

    D.067 Frisch atmet des Morgens lebendiger Hauch

  • Franz Schubert

    D.294 Namensfeier (D.294)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.779 34 Valses sentimentales for piano (D.779) (Op.50) No's 18-34

  • Franz Schubert & Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Versunken (D.715) (Sunken)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.721 Mahomets Gesang (D.721) [2nd setting]

  • Franz Schubert

    D.728 Johanna Sebus (D.728)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.726 Mignon I (Heiss mich nicht reden) (D.726)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.736 Ihr Grab (D.736)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.741 Sei mir gegrusst (D.741)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.751 Die Liebe hat gelogen (D.751)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.761 Schatzgrabers Begehr (D.761)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.766 Am Flusse - 2nd setting (D.766)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.105 Mass no. 1 (D.105) in F major

  • Franz Schubert

    D.391 Die Vier Weltalter (D.391)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.395 Lebensmelodien (D.395)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.409 Die Verfehlte Stunde (D.409)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.454 Grablied auf einen Soldaten (D.454)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.144 Romanze (In der Vater Hallen ruhte) (D.144)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.412 Stimme der Liebe (Meine Selinde) (D.412)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.416 Lied in der Abwesenheit (Ach, mir ist das Herz so schwer) (D.416)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.446 Die Liebesgotter (D.446)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.363 An Chloen (Die Munterkeit ist meinen Wangen) (D.363)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.596 Lied eines Kindes (D.596)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.523 Trost (Nimmer lange weil ich hier) (D.523)

  • Franz Schubert

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

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