May
17
2021

This week’s programme features the work of German poet Friedrich Rückert. Tonight we hear four of his poems which Gustav Mahler set to music.
There are three lieder from Strauss as well. And for contrast, the show finishes with a little bit of Harry Potter!

Playlist: 16 May 2021

– Mahler: Rückert-Lieder, op.44: I. Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder! (Look not, love, on my work unended!); II. Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft (I breathed the breath of blossoms red). Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar. Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/ Karl Böhm. (1964).
– Strauss:
3 lieder, op.29: II. Schlagende Herzen (beating hearts). Hilde Gueden, sop. Friedrich Gulda, pno.
5 little songs, op.69: Der Stern (the star). Hilde Gueden, sop. Friedrich Gulda, pno.
– Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in F major, RV283: II. Largo e spiccato. Accademia Bizantina/ Ottavio Dantone.
– Mahler: Rückert-Lieder, op.44 III. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (O garish world, long since thou hast lost me). Kathleen Ferrier, contralto. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Bruno Walter.
– Saint-Saëns: Parysatis: Ballet music. Queensland Orchestra/ Andrew Mogrelia.
– Newman: Road to Perdition. City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
– Mahler: Rückert-Lieder, op.44. IV. Um Mitternacht (At midnight hour). Thomas Hampson, bar. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Leonard Bernstein.
– Glazunov: String Quartet no.3 in G major, op.26: II. Interlude. Utrecht String Quartet.
– Williams: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Harry’s Wondrous World.

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