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Jonathan Swain

With Jonathan Swain. Including Simon Rattle's recording of Wagner's Das Rheingold, viola player Lise Berthaud in Brahms's Aparte, and works by Wolf, Kodaly, Schubert and Poulenc.

Jonathan Swain looks forward to Sir Simon Rattle's appearance at the Proms wit the climax of Rattle's recording of Wagner's Das Rheingold. He also showcases young Proms artist Lise Berthaud, in Brahms's Aparté for viola and piano. His theme is music and mountains, with different composers' views of altitude and wildness, including works by Wolf, Kodaly, Schubert, Poulenc and Telemann. The American season continues with Samuel Barber's Prayers of Kierkegaard Op.30.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 28 Aug 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Aram Khachaturian

    Toccata

    Performer: Sona Shaboyan.
    • Piano Music from Armenia.
    • Oehms.
    • 4.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Song of the Flea - Pesnja Mefistofelja v pogrebke Auerbacha

    Performer: Tscho Theissing. Performer: Аркадий Шилклопер. Performer: Antoni Donchev. Singer: Elisabeth Kulman. Singer: Georg Breinschmid.
    • Gopak.
    • PREISER RECORDS.
    • 2.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Songs and Dances of Death: Serenade

    Performer: Tscho Theissing. Performer: Аркадий Шилклопер. Performer: Antoni Donchev. Singer: Elisabeth Kulman. Singer: Georg Breinschmid.
    • Gopak.
    • PREISER RECORDS.
    • 5.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata Op. 120 No.2 in E flat major

    Performer: Lise Berthaud. Performer: Adam Laloum.
    • Various: Works for Viola and Piano.
    • Aparte.
    • 008.
  • Richard Wagner

    Das Rheingold: Scene 4 ‘Schwüles Gedünst schwebt in der Luft’

    Singer: Michael Volle. Singer: Burkhard Ulrich. Singer: Elisabeth Kulman. Singer: Christian Van Horn. Singer: Benjamin Bruns. Singer: Mirella Hagen. Singer: Stefanie Irányi. Singer: Eva Vogel. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Wagner: Das Rheingold.
    • BR Klassik.
    • 15.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Litanies à la vierge noir

    Choir: Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Conductor: Peter Dijkstra.
    • Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks.
    • BR KLASSIK.
    • 014.
  • Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer

    Le Vertigo - Pieces de clavecin Book 1 (1746)

    Performer: Rebecca Maurer.
    • En Sol - Musique pour le Roi-Soleil.
    • Genuin.
    • 025.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Hirt auf dem Felsen D.965

    Performer: Thea King. Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Arleen Augér.
    • Songs by Schubert.
    • Hyperion.
    • 021.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in D minor for 2 chalumeaux & strings

    Performer: Eric Hoeprich. Performer: Lisa Klewitt. Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Wind Concertos.
    • Archiv.
    • 008.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Agnes

    Performer: Irwin Gage. Singer: Arleen Augér.
    • Wolf: Songs to the Poetry of Goethe and Morike.
    • Hyperion.
    • 010.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Nights in the Mountains - Hegyi éjszakák: No.1

    Choir: Győr Girls' Choir. Conductor: Miklós Szabó.
    • Gyor Girls Choir: Nights in the Mountains.
    • Hungaroton.
    • 011.
  • Charles Koechlin

    La Méditation de Purun Bhagat, Op.159

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Koechlin: The Jungle Book.
    • RCA.
    • 001.
  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Harmonielehre.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Sato Knudsen & André Previn

    Vocalise

    • Bonney: American Songs.
    • Decca.
    • 030.
  • George Gershwin

    Improvisation in the form of a Theme and Three Variations on ‘Someone to watch over me’

    Performer: Earl Wild.
    • Earl Wild: Piano.
    • Chesky.
    • 013.
  • Samuel Barber

    Prayers of Kierkegaard Op.30

    Singer: Sarah Reese. Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Schenck.
    • Barber: The Lovers, Prayers of Kierkegaard.
    • Koch.
    • 001.

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