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Donald Macleod focuses on the final year of Schubert's life, when he staged a concert of his own music at Vienna's most prestigious concert venue and wrote some of his finest music.

In 1828, the last year of his life, Schubert looked forward to a concert of his own music at Vienna's most prestigious concert venue and the prospect of generating some much needed cash. Donald Macleod introduces a trio for tenor, horn and piano which featured in that programme, plus another of Schubert's popular piano duets. We also hear the Adagio from his sublime String Quintet and a selection of songs from a set gathered together by his publisher, known collectively as Schubert's Swansong.

Der Tanz D826
Patricia Rozario (soprano)
Catherine Denley (alto)
Ian Bostridge (tenor)
Michael George (bass)
Graham Johnson (piano)

Auf dem Strom D943
Mark Padmore (tenor)
Paul Lewis (Piano)
Richard Watkins (horn)

Lebensstürme D947
Evgeny Kissin
James Levine (piano)

String Quintet in C, D956 (slow mvt)
Hagen Quartet
Heinrich Schiff (cello)

Am Meer; Der Doppelgänger (Schwanengesang)
Matthias Goerne (baritone)
Alfred Brendel (piano).

1 hour

Last on

Fri 28 Aug 2015 18:30

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Der Tanz D.826 for SATB and piano

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Patricia Rozario. Singer: Catherine Denley. Singer: Ian Bostridge. Singer: Michael George.
    • Hyperion: CDJ33035.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Tanz D.826 for SATB and piano

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Patricia Rozario. Singer: Catherine Denley. Singer: Ian Bostridge. Singer: Michael George.
    • Hyperion: CDJ33035.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Strom, D 943

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Performer: Richard Watkins. Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMU-907520.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 15.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Strom, D 943

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Performer: Richard Watkins. Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMU-907520.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 15.
  • Franz Schubert

    Allegro in A minor D.947 (Lebenssturme) for piano duet

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin. Performer: James Levine.
    • RCA : 82876-69283-2.
    • RCA.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Allegro in A minor D.947 (Lebenssturme) for piano duet

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin. Performer: James Levine.
    • RCA : 82876-69283-2.
    • RCA.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet in C major D.956 for 2 violins, viola and 2 cellos

    Performer: Heinrich Schiff. Ensemble: Hagen String Quartet.
    • DG: 439774-2.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet in C major D.956 for 2 violins, viola and 2 cellos

    Performer: Heinrich Schiff. Ensemble: Hagen String Quartet.
    • DG: 439774-2.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schwanengesang - song-cycle D.957 for voice and piano

    Performer: Alfred Brendel. Singer: Matthias Goerne.
    • DECCA : 475-601 1.
    • DECCA.
    • 21.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schwanengesang - song-cycle D.957 for voice and piano

    Performer: Alfred Brendel. Singer: Matthias Goerne.
    • DECCA : 475-601 1.
    • DECCA.
    • 21.

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