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Mezzo Jennifer Johnston sings Barber and Brahms, the Signum Quartet performs Webern's Langsamer Satz, and pianist Igor Levit plays Beethoven's Waldstein Sonata.

The third of this week's programmes showcasing the unique talents of the current crop of BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists. For more information visit bbc.co.uk/radio3/nga.

A German and American collection: British mezzo-soprano performs songs by Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber, followed by Brahms' Zigeunerlieder. The Signum Quartet with Webern's Langsamer Satz, and pianist Igor Levit plays Beethoven's Sonata in C, op. 53 'Walstein'.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Copland Why do they shut me out of heaven?
Barber Sure on this shining night
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)
Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

Webern Langsamer Satz
Signum String Quartet

Brahms Zigeunerlieder
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)
Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

Beethoven Piano Sonata in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein'
Igor Levit (piano).

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Copland - Why Do They Shut Me Out Of Heaven?

  • Samuel Barber

    Barber - Sure on this Shining Night

  • Anton Webern

    Webern - Langsamer Satz

  • Johannes Brahms

    Brahms - Zigeunerlieder

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Beethoven - Piano Sonata in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein'

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