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Baritone Benjamin Appl talks about life as a Lieder singer, including songs by Strauss, Janacek, Schubert and Debussy. Singers Margaret Price and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau feature.

Baritone Benjamin Appl steals into the storehouse of great art songs to find music and lyrics which he matches in a very down-to-earth way to his everyday experience as a Lieder singer in the 21st century. In this first programme in the series he talks about auditions, collaborations, accompanists and life on the road. Includes songs by Wolf, Rossini, Strauss, Mahler, Janacek, Schubert and Debussy. Features singers such as Margaret Price, Cecilia Bartoli, Christa Ludwig, Magdalena Kozena and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

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Sun 6 Oct 2019 23:00

Music Played

  • Hugo Wolf

    Er Ist's

    Performer: James Baillieu. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
    • Heimat.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    Im Fruhling, D.882

    Performer: Irwin Gage. Singer: Gundula Janowitz.
    • Gundula Janowitz: Lieder.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Claude Debussy

    Green from Ariettes oubliees

    Performer: Jos van Immerseel. Singer: Sandrine Piau.
    • Sandrine Piau: Melodies.
    • Naive.
    • 10.
  • Dominick Argento

    Spring song

    Performer: André Previn. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • American Songs.
    • Decca.
    • 14.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Aragonese

    Performer: Charles Spencer. Singer: Cecilia Bartoli.
    • DECCA : 430-518-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 8.
  • Richard Strauss

    Wiegenlied, Op.41`1

    Performer: Ralf Gothóni. Singer: Barbara Hendricks.
    • Ave Maria.
    • EMI.
    • 10.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Um Schlimme Kinder

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Christa Ludwig.
    • Lieder by Schubert, Wolf etc.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Leos Janáček

    Konicky mileho

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Magdalena Kožená.
    • Magdalena Kozena: Love Songs.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 41.
  • England.Traditional

    I will give my love an apple

    Performer: Andreas Martin. Singer: Andreas Scholl.
    • English Folk Songs & Lute Songs.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 19.
  • Jacob Collier

    In the real early morning

  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Dank

    Performer: Aribert Reimann. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
    • Dietrich Fischer Dieskau: Recordings from the archives.
    • EMI.
    • 19.
  • Robert Schumann

    In der Fremde from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    Intermezzo from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    Waldesgesprach from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    Die Stille from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Robert Schumann

    Mondnacht from Liederkreis Op.39

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov. Singer: Benjamin Appl.

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