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British soprano Carolyn Sampson in session

Stephen Broad sits in, with music in the studio from British soprano Carolyn Sampson and pianist Michael Bawtree. There’s news of a special weekend of music from the refurbished Aberdeen Music Hall and an Album of the Week featuring lesser known composer Arnold Bax alongside Harriet Cohen.

1 hour, 55 minutes

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Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Young Juliet (Romeo and Juliet)

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: The Cleveland Orchestra, Lorin Maazel.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Arnold Bax

    Idyll

    Performer: Mark Bebbington.
    • Private Passions.
    • Somm Recordings.
  • John Williams

    Hedwig's Theme

    Orchestra: City of Prague Phiharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Fitzpatrick.
    • Music from The Harry Potter Films.
    • Silva Screen.
    • 15.
  • Johannes Brahms

    5 Ophelia Lieder

    Performer: Michael Bawtree. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
  • Henry Purcell

    Music For A While

    Performer: Michael Bawtree. Music Arranger: Michael Tippett. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris

    Performer: Michael Bawtree. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (Autumn)

    Ensemble: Scottish Ensemble.
    • The Eight Seasons.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • 008.
  • Franz Liszt

    Sardanapalo (Prelude and Veni! Risplendono Festive Faci)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Weimar. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Liszt: Sardanapalo / Mazeppa.
    • Audite.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Scène d'amour (Vertigo)

    Orchestra: Sinfonia of London. Conductor: Muir Mathieson.
    • Vertigo.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for Piano no. 1 (Op.2`1) in F minor (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • Beethoven: Sonatas.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance (El amor brujo)

    Singer: Nati Mistral. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
    • Falla/Albeniz: El amor brujo/Suite Espanola.
    • Decca.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Five O'Clock Foxtrot

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
    • Classic Jazz.
    • LONDON.
    • 005.
  • Claude Debussy

    Mes longs cheveux (Pelleas et Melisande)

    Performer: Claude Debussy. Singer: Mary Garden.
    • EMI Classics Centenary Edition.
    • EMI.
  • Harriet Cohen

    The Tartars

    Performer: Mark Bebbington.
    • Private Passions.
    • Somm Recordings.
  • Frederic Rzewski

    The People United Will Never Be Defeated

    Performer: Ursula Oppens.
    • The People United Will Never Be Defeated.
    • Vanguard Classics.
  • Imogen Holst

    String Trio no. 1: Andante (4th mvt)

    Performer: Simon Hewitt Jones. Performer: Tom Hankey. Performer: Oliver Coates.
    • Holst: String Chamber Music.
    • NMC.
    • 8.
  • Erik Satie

    Élégie (Trois mélodies)

    Performer: Reinbert de Leeuw. Singer: Barbara Hannigan.
    • Socrate.
    • Winter & Winter.
    • 2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Soirées musicales (Tirolese; Bolero; Tarantella)

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Britten: Young Person's Guide etc..
    • Decca.
    • 9-11.
  • Arnold Bax

    Piano Sonata in E flat major (Scherzo/Finale)

    Performer: Mark Bebbington.
    • Private Passions.
    • Somm Recordings.

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