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Music on the Brink: Vienna

Presented by Suzy Klein. With guests including conductor Sakari Oramo, live music from the Wether Ensemble and Jonathan Pryce reading A Postcard from Vienna 1914.

Suzy Klein presents, with guests including conductor Sakari Oramo, live music from the Werther Ensemble and the latest from the arts world.

Plus, as part of Radio 3's Music on the Brink this week In Tune receives five postcards from different cities. Today a Postcard from Vienna 1914 - an impression of concert life in the city on the eve of the First World War. Read by Jonathan Pryce.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Hans Christian Lumbye

    Champagne galop Op.14

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Decca.
    • 478 2113.
  • Franz Schubert

    Sonata in A minor D.821 for arpeggione (or viola or cello) and piano

    Performer: Hannah Strijbos. Performer: Simon Callaghan.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Prelude, fugue and riffs for clarinet & jazz orchestra

    Performer: Benny Goodman. Performer: Columbia Jazz Band.
    • SONY.
    • SM3K-47162.
  • George Butterworth

    6 Songs from 'A Shropshire lad' for voice and piano

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Performer: Thomas S. Allen.
    • WHLive-0002.
  • George Frideric Handel


    Performer: Ruby Hughes. Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre.
    • CD-.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quartet no. 3 in C minor Op.60 for piano and strings

    Performer: Werther Ensemble.
  • Edvard Grieg

    4 Symphonic dances Op.64

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • ERATO.
    • 8573--82917-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 7 in E flat major BWV.852

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • SM2K-52600.
  • Richard Strauss

    Festliches Praludium Op.61

    Performer: New York Philharmonic.
    • SONY.
    • SMK-47625.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Radetzky-Marsch - original version Op.228

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 478-2601.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 3 in E flat major Op.55 (Eroica)

    Performer: BBC S O..
    • DUTTON.
    • CDSJB-1008.
  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] Op.33a [concert version]

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Sonata Op.6 for violin and piano

    Performer: AndrĂ¡s Kiss. Performer: Ilona Prunyi.
    • 8223385.
  • Mark Hines


    Performer: Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five.
    • C4K-63527.


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