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Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

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Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
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Saturday, February 20, 2016 Permalink

The Surviving Connection

1956 German film version of Zar und Zimmermann

 

They are remarkable survivors—famous overtures from operas that have all but vanished from the stage—and by composers who might otherwise be completely forgotten.

In this hour, eight of these well-known overtures and the stories behind them: Zar und Zimmermann, Zampa, Ruslan and Ludmilla, Light Cavalry, Poet & Peasant, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Martha and Donna Diana.

 

 

Playlist

4:00pm
4:00pm
' BUY "Vienna Philharmonic, Georg Solti"
London 421 170-2
4:01pm
' BUY "Detroit Symphony, Paul Paray "
Mercury Living Presence 432 014-2
4:10pm
Albert Lortzing: TSAR AND CARPENTER (ZAR UND ZIMMERMANN): Overture BUY Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Lance Friedel, conductor
Naxos 573418
4:17pm
' BUY "Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev"
Newton Classics 8802037
4:22pm
' BUY "Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik"
Decca 0289 460 1972
4:30pm
Albert Lortzing: TSAR AND CARPENTER (ZAR UND ZIMMERMANN): Overture BUY Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Lance Friedel, conductor
Naxos 573418
4:31pm
' BUY "Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra, Heinz Wallberg"
BMG Classics 74321 32231 2
4:32pm
' BUY "Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra, Heinz Wallberg"
BMG Classics 74321 32231 2
4:39pm
' BUY "Vienna Philharmonic, Georg Solti"
London 421 170-2
4:45pm
' BUY "Vienna Philharmonic, Georg Solti"
London 421 170-2
4:52pm
' BUY "Vienna Philharmonic, Georg Solti"
London 421 170-2
4:58pm
Albert Lortzing: TSAR AND CARPENTER (ZAR UND ZIMMERMANN): Overture BUY Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Lance Friedel, conductor
Naxos 573418


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