Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Battling the Establishment

A rare outing for Florent Schmitt's Quintet for Piano as Donald Macleod looks at some of the avenues Ravel and Florent Schmitt pursued to promote performances of their own and their fellow Apaches' music. With Jann Pasler from the University of California, San Diego.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeu d eaux a la Villa d Este

    Performer: Steven Osborne (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67731/2.
  • Delage

    The Deux Fables de la Fontaine -The Crow and the Fox + The Cicada and the Ant

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) Performer: The Chamber Ensemble of Paris Director: Armin Jordan

    • Aria music 592300.
  • Florent Schmitt

    Piano Quintet, op.51

    Performer: Solisten-Ensemble Berlin

    • Naxos 8.570489.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Five Popular Greek Songs

    Performer: Mady Mesplé (soprano) Performer: Dalton Baldwin (piano)

    • EMI 5 69299 2.
  • Déodat de Séverac

    La Coeur du Moulin

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Conductor: Pascal Rofe

    • BBC Recording.

Broadcasts

Composers A to Z

Composers A to Z

Visit the extensive audio archive of Radio 3 programmes about Composers and their works.

A man out of time – why Parry's music and ideas were at odds with his image...

A man out of time – why Parry's music and ideas were at odds with his image...

The composer of Jerusalem was very far from the conservative figure his image suggests.

Five reasons why we love Parry's Jerusalem

Five reasons why we love Parry's Jerusalem

What is the strange power of Jerusalem which makes strong men weep?

Composer Help Page

Composer Help Page

Find resources and contacts for composers from within the classical music industry.