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John Shea presents a selection of Schubert's songs on the themes of flowers, nature, water, fishing and the night. Plus the Stabat Mater, D383, completed by Richard Dunser.

John Shea continues BBC Radio 3's celebration of The Spirit of Schubert with a selection of songs on the themes of flowers, nature, water, fishing and the night. Plus the opera Der Graf von Gleichen which Schubert worked on during the last two years of his life. He left sketches for 26 numbers all together, but in 1997 the Styriarte festival commissioned Richard Dunser to complete the work as we'll hear tonight.

12.31AM
Alfred Brendel introduces his own performance of the Sonata for piano (D.958) in C minor

12.33AM
Sonata for piano (D.958) in C minor
Alfred Brendel (piano)

1.03AM
Der Graf von Gleichen (D.918) Act 1
Florian Boesch, Cornelia Horak, Letizia Scherrer, KornmarktChor Bregenz, Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg, Christoph Eberle (Conductor)

2.41AM
Song Selection: songs on the theme of water
Fischerlied [1st setting] (D.351)
Wie Ulfru fischt (D.525)
Widerschein (D.639)
Stephan Varcoe (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)

3.09AM
Stabat Mater - oratorio for soprano, tenor, bass, chorus & orch (D.383)
Helen Donath (soprano), Josef Protschka (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bass), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)

3.48AM
Die Nacht
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)

4.02AM
Song Selection: songs about the night
Abendlied fur die Entfernte (D.856)
Zur guten Nacht for baritone, male-voice chorus and piano (D.903) (Op.81`3
Alinde (D.904)
Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau (baritone)
Gerald Moore (piano)

4.15AM
Divertissement sur des motifs originaux francais for piano duet (D.823)
Christoph Eschenbach, Justus Frantz (piano)

4.50AM
Song Selection: songs on flowers and nature

Die Sterne (Was funkelt ihr so mild mich an?) (D.176)
Felicity Lott (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)

Nach einem Gewitter (D.561)
Rainer Trost (tenor) Ulrich Eisenlohr (piano)

Die Einsiedelei [2nd setting] (D.563)
Jan Kobow (tenor) Ulrich Eisenlohr (fortepiano)

Naturgenuss [1st version] (D.188)
Simone Nold (soprano) Ulrich Eisenlohr (fortepiano)

Nachtviolen (D.752)
Elly Ameling (soprano) Dalton Baldwin
(piano)

5.04AM

Beim Winde (D.669)
Christiane Iven (mezzo) Burkhard Kehring (piano)

Suleika 1 (Was bedeutet die Bewegung?) (D.720)
Elizabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Paul Badura-Skoda (fortepiano)

Suleika 2 (Ach um deine feuchten Schwingen) (D.717)
Elizabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Paul Badura-Skoda (fortepiano)

Der Blumen Schmerz (D.731)
Daniela Sindram (mezzo) Ulrich Eisenlohr (piano)

Im Haine (D.738)
Elly Ameling (soprano) Dalton Baldwin (piano)

5.27AM
Szene aus Goethes Faust(D.126)
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Marie McLaughlin (soprano), The New Company, Graham Johnson (piano)

5.35AM
Die Drei Sanger (D.329)
Catherine Wyn Rogers (mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano)

5.42AM
Overture in C major "in the Italian style" (D.591)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, István Kertész (conductor)

5.50AM
Hermann und Thusnelda (D.322)
Lorna Anderson (soprano), Simon Keenlyside (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)

5.56AM
Das Marienbild (D.623)
Marie McLaughlin (soprano), Graham JOhnson (piano)

6.02AM
Quartet for strings in B flat major (D.112)
Sorrel Quartet.

6 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    D.958 Sonata for piano (D.958) in C minor

    • Schubert, The Last Three Piano Sonatas.
    • Philips.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.918 Der Graf von Gleichen (D.918) Act 1

    • Breakfast.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.351 Fischerlied [1st setting] (D.351)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.525 Wie Ulfru fischt (D.525)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.639 Widerschein (D.639)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.323 Klage der Ceres (D.323)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.383 Stabat mater - oratorio for soprano, tenor, bass, chorus & orch (D.383)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.534 Die Nacht (D.534)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.856 Abendlied fur die Entfernte (D.856)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.903 Zur guten Nacht for baritone, male-voice chorus and piano (D.903) (Op.81`3

  • Franz Schubert

    D.904 Alinde (D.904)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.823 Divertissement sur des motifs originaux francais for piano duet (D.823)...

  • Franz Schubert

    D.176 Die Sterne (Was funkelt ihr so mild mich an?) (D.176)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.561 Nach einem Gewitter (D.561)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.563 Die Einsiedelei [2nd setting] (D.563)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.188 Naturgenuss [1st version] (D.188)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.752 Nachtviolen (D.752)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.669 Beim Winde (D.669)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.720 Suleika 1 (Was bedeutet die Bewegung?) (D.720)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.717 Suleika 2 (Ach um deine feuchten Schwingen) (D.717)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.731 Der Blumen Schmerz (D.731)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.738 Im Haine (D.738)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.126 Szene aus Goethes Faust (Wie anders, Gretchen, war dir's) (D.126)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.329 Die Drei Sanger (D.329)

  • Franz (1797-1828) Schubert

    D.591 Overture (D.591) in C major "in the Italian style"

  • Franz Schubert

    D.322 Hermann und Thusnelda (D.322)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.623 Das Marienbild (D.623)

  • Franz Schubert

    D.112 Quartet for strings (D.112) in B flat major [complete]

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