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South West Festivals 1/4

Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces Schubert songs performed by Carolyn Sampson, and piano works by Tchaikovsky and Beethoven played by Barry Douglas, recorded in Devon and Somerset.

Nicola Heywood Thomas presents music from The Two Moors Festival and Dartington International Summer School and Festival.

From All Saint's Church in Dulverton, at the Two Moors Festival, pianist Barry Douglas performs a selection from Tchaikovsky's The Seasons, and Beethoven's 'Waldstein' Sonata. Recorded at the Great Hall in Dartington, we hear soprano Carolyn Sampson perform Schubert lieder, accompanied by Joseph Middleton.

Tchaikovsky: The Seasons Op 37b - May (Bright Nights); June (Barcarolle); August (Harvest)
Barry Douglas, piano

Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118
Gretchens Bitte, D564
Der Konig in Thule, D367
Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Beethoven: Sonata No 21 in C major, Op 53 (Waldstein)
Barry Douglas, piano

Produced by Chris Taylor for BBC Wales.

58 minutes

Last on

Tue 9 Jan 2018 13:00

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons - Op 37b - May

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons - Op 37b - June

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons - Op 37b - August

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
  • Franz Schubert

    Gretchen am Spinnrade D118

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson.
  • Franz Schubert

    Gretchen im Zwinger (Ach neige, du Schmerzensreiche) D564

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Konig in Thule D367

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata no 21 in C major Op 53 (Waldstein)

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Le papillon et la fleur

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson.

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