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Operatic Arias

James Jolly continues the programme's sequence of Beethoven violin sonatas with No. 8 in G (Opus 30 No.3). He also discovers how composers from Beethoven to Sarasate have been inspired to create new music based on operatic arias. And there are archive recordings by the great soprano Margaret Price.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 Apr 2014 09:00

Music Played

  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen - Havanaise

    Singer: Teresa Berganza. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Bizet: Carmen.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bagatelle in A minor, WoO59, 'Fur Elise'

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Beethoven: Bagatelles Op. 33, 119, 126, etc..
    • Decca.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Die tote Stadt - Marietta's Lied

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: Philharmonia. Conductor: Julius Rudel.
    • The Very Best of Kiri Te Kanawa.
    • EMI.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Gluck, das mir verblieb

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Music Arranger: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Thibaudet: Aria - Opera Without Words.
    • Decca.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Dolly Suite

    Performer: Éric Le Sage. Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Faure: 4.
    • Alpha.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for piano and violin No. 8 in G, Op. 30 No. 3

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for piano & violin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - Ein Madchen oder Weibchen

    Singer: Gerald Finley. Performer: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Mozart: Die Zauberflote.
    • Archiv.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - Lenski's aria (Kuda, kuda)

    Singer: Nicolai Gedda. Orchestra: Philharmonia. Conductor: Alceo Galliera.
    • Nicolai Gedda: Works by Berlioz, Weber, Tchaikovsky etc..
    • EMI.
  • Hyacinthe Jadin

    String Quartet Op. 3 No. 1 in C

    Ensemble: Quatuor Mosaïques.
    • Jadin Hyacinthe et Louis: Quatuors a Cordes.
    • Valois.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    12 Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weiben', Op. 66

    Performer: Pieter Wispelwey. Performer: Lois Shapiro.
    • Beethoven Variations.
    • Channel Classics.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    None but the lonely heart

    Singer: Margaret Price. Performer: James Lockhart.
    • Romantic Songs.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan und Isolde - Liebestod

    Singer: Margaret Price. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • Wagner: Tristan und Isolde.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Franz Schubert

    Hirt auf dem Felsen

    Singer: Margaret Price. Performer: Jack Brymer. Performer: James Lockhart.
    • Romantic Songs.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
  • Richard Strauss

    5 Lieder, Op 39 - Befreit

    Singer: Margaret Price. Performer: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
    • R Strauss: Lieder.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Cosi fan tutte - Come scoglio

    Singer: Margaret Price. Orchestra: New Philharmonia. Conductor: Otto Klemperer.
    • Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte.
    • EMI.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Carmen Fantasy

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Virtuoso Violin.
    • EMI.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Paraphrase from Lenski's Aria

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Fantasy: A Night at the Opera.
    • EMI.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Piano Sonata No. 2

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • Yevgeny Sudbin Plays Scriabin.
    • BIS.

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