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Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the man described as the "father of German Music" Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672). In this week's final programme, Donald explores Schütz's final years as he eventually succeeded in his attempts to retire and set to writing a final monumental "swan song".

1 hour

Last on

Fri 22 May 2015 18:30

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  • Heinrich Schütz

    Herr, Nun Lassest Du Deinen Diener Swv.432/3 For 6 Voices And Continuo [canticu

    Performer: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO: COR16036.
    • CORO.
    • 2.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Weihnachts-Oratorium Swv.435

    Orchestra: Concerto Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier. Ensemble: Sirius Viols Ensemble. Ensemble: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
    • DACAPO: 8226058.
    • DACAPO.
    • 1.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Johannes-Passion Swv.481

    Singer: Paul Hillier. Ensemble: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Singer: Adam Riis.
    • DACAPO: 8226093.
    • DACAPO.
    • 18.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Wie Habe Ich Dein Gesetze So Lieb (Psalm 119: Mem Et Nun) Swv.488 For Double Ch

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Ensemble: Concerto Palatino. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC-901895.96.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.

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