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Brahms's Clarinet Quintet and Heine Lieder at St George's Bristol

Brahms's Clarinet Quintet and Heine songs performed by clarinettist Julian Bliss and the Carduccis and tenor Mark Padmore with pianist Julius Drake at St George's Bristol.

Georgia Mann introduces an all-Brahms programme to conclude this series recorded at St George's Bristol. Today the clarinettist Julian Bliss joins the Carducci Quartet in a performance of Brahms's late masterpiece, his Clarinet Quintet, and tenor Mark Padmore with pianist Julius Drake provide a rare opportunity to hear Brahms's six settings of poetry by Heinrich Heine, presented as a sequence.

Brahms: 6 Heine Lieder
Es liebt sich so lieblich im Lenze, Op 71 no 2
Sommerabend, Op 85 no 1
Mondenschein, Op 85 no 2
Es schauen die Blumen, Op 96 no 3
Meerfahrt, Op 96 no 4
Der Tod, der ist die k├╝hle Nacht, Op 96 no 1

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
Julian Bliss, clarinet
Carducci Quartet.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata in D minor, BWV 964 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Jean Rondeau.
  • Johannes Brahms

    5 Songs Op.71

    Performer: Julius Drake. Performer: Mark Padmore.
  • Johannes Brahms

    6 Songs Op.85

    Performer: Julius Drake. Performer: Mark Padmore.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Songs Op.96

    Performer: Julius Drake. Performer: Mark Padmore.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Songs Op.96

    Performer: Julius Drake. Performer: Mark Padmore.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quintet in B minor Op.115 for clarinet and strings

    Performer: Julian Bliss. Performer: Carducci String Quartet.

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