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Malcolm Martineau and Nicky Spence

Pianist Malcolm Martineau performs a programme of English and German songs with a distinctly Scottish flavour with tenor Nicky Spence at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Pianist Malcolm Martineau performs a programme of English and German songs with tenor Nicky Spence at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. The programme is suffused with Scottish undertones however as Schumann draws on some of Robert Burns' songs and poetry including the famous 'My heart's in the Highlands' whereas Britten takes his inspiration from the lyrics, rhymes and riddles of William Soutar, a poet and diarist who lived at the beginning of the 20th century.

Presented by Kate Molleson.

Schumann: Hochländers Abschied; Jemand; Hochländisches Wiegenlied; Dem roten Röslein gleicht mein Lieb; Niemand
Britten: Who are these Children?
Schubert: An Sylvia
Britten: Fancie
Poulenc: Fancy
Tippett: Songs for Ariel
Horder: Under the Greenwood Tree
Dankworth: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
Dickinson: Hark, hark, the lark

Nicky Spence, tenor
Malcolm Martineau, piano

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Hochlanders Abschied (Myrthen Op.25)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Robert Schumann

    Jemand (Myrthen Op.25)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Robert Schumann

    Hochlandisches Wiegenlied (Myrthen Op.25)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Robert Schumann

    Dem Roten Roslein Op 27 No 2

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Robert Schumann

    Niemand (Myrthen Op.25)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Who are these children? Op.84

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Franz Schubert

    An Silvia, D.891

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Fancie

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Fancy

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Michael Tippett

    3 Songs for Ariel

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Mervyn Horder

    Under the greenwood tree

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • John Dankworth

    Shall I compare thee to a summer's day

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • Peter Dickinson

    Hark,hark the lark.

    Composer: Franz Schubert. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.
  • John Dankworth

    Dunsinane blues

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Nicky Spence.

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