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Jonathan Swain

Jonathan Swain explores the music of Kurt Weill. Plus Debussy's La damoiselle elue and pianist Frank Dupree in a recording of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No 1.

As well as playing a selection from this week's Building a Library choice, the musical Cabaret, Jonathan Swain also explores the music of Kurt Weill, straddling the worlds of concert hall and theatre. The new season of French impressionist classics includes Debussy's La Damoiselle Élue, and this week's young artist is pianist Frank Dupree, playing Beethoven's Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 16 Oct 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Kurt Weill

    Schickelgruber

    Performer: Richard Woitach. Singer: Teresa Stratas.
    • Unknown Kurt Weill.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 012.
  • Carolus Hacquart

    Sonata sesta a tre

    Performer: François Fernandez. Performer: Luís Otávio Santos. Performer: Laurent Stewart. Performer: Eduardo Egüez. Performer: Philippe Pierlot.
    • Hacquart Sonatas.
    • Flora.
    • 9.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No.1 in F minor Op.2 No.1

    Performer: Frank Dupree.
    • Opus 1.
    • Genuin.
    • 001.
  • John Kander

    Cabaret: Wilkommen, Ne Dites rien à maman, Mein Herr

    Singer: Claire Pérot. Singer: Fabian Richard. Orchestra: Orchestra. Director: Daniel Glet.
    • Cabaret.
    • EMI France.
    • 1.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Stabat mater, Op 53

    Singer: Elzbieta Szmytka. Singer: Florence Quivar. Singer: John Connell. Ensemble: CBSO Chorus. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Król Roger & Symphony No. 4.
    • EMI.
    • 001.
  • Kurt Weill

    Kleine Dreigroschenmusik - Suite from Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Kleine Dreigroschenmusik.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 001.
  • Kurt Weill

    Die Dreigroschenoper: Seeräuberjenny - Pirate Jenny (English lyrics by Marc Blitzstein)

    Singer: Georgia Brown. Conductor: Ian Fraser.
    • Music of Kurt Weill.
    • Vocalion.
    • 003.
  • Trad

    Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues

    Performer: Pete Seeger.
    • American Industrial Ballads.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 019.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in F Major for oboe, strings & bass continuo

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Oboe Concertos.
    • Bis.
    • 1.
  • Luciano Berio

    Six Encores: Wasserklavier; Luftklavier; Feuerklavier

    Performer: Frank Dupree.
    • Opus 1.
    • Genuin.
    • 007.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Damoiselle Élue

    Narrator: Brigitte Balleys. Singer: Maria Ewing. Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • La Demoiselle Eluie, Iberia, Prelude A L'après-midi D'un Faune.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 001.
  • Frederic Rzewski

    4 North American Ballads (iv) Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues

    Performer: Milton Schlosser.
    • Frederic Rzewski's De Profundis and North American Ballads.
    • Arktos.
    • 004.

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