Marking Stage 4 Corona Virus lock-down, this episode of Queen of the Night has a close affinity with the number 4.
Check out the play list! Enjoy the music!!

Playlist: 09 August 2020

  • Strauss: Four Last Songs: IV. Im Abendrot. Cheryl Studer, sop. Staatskapelle Dresden/ Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Hahn: L’Heure Exquise. Gerard Souzay, bar.
  • Beethoven: Fidelio: Act I Quartet: “Mir ist so wunderbar”. Gundala Janowitz, sop., Lucia Popp, sop. Adolf Dallapozza, ten., Manfred Jungworth, bar. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Leonard Bernstein.
  • Vivaldi: L’Estro Armonico: Concerto no.4 for 4 Violins. English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock.
  • Schubert: 4 Impromptus D.89: no.4. Andras Schiff, pno.
  • Verdi: Rigoletto: Quartet “Bella figlia dell’amore”. Maria Callas, sop., Giuseppe di Stefano, ten., (unnamed mezzo-soprano), Tito Gobbi, bar. Orchestra of the La Scala Theatre/ Tullio Serafin.
  • Hahn: String Quartet in A minor: III. Andantino. Quatuor Parisii.
  • Bach: Cello suite no.4: IV. Sarabande. Pierre Fournier.
  • Juan Ponce: Spanish Renaissance song: Allá se me ponga el sol for 4 voices. Huelgas Ensemble.
  • Brahms: 4 Songs op.17: IV. Fingal’s Song. Monteverdi Choir/ John Eliot Gardiner.

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