Fourfold Melancholy: Schubert

thu 22 nov 2018

Strictly Classic on Wednesday 28th November is totally dedicated to melancholy. Firstly the Trauersymphonie nr 44 in e (Hob1:44) by Joseph Haydn, performed by the Concertgebouw Kamerorkest under conductor Marco Boni. Thereafter four examples of melancholy, with works by Franz Schubert:

– Wonne der Wehmut D 260, op. posth. 115 no. 2 by Anne Sofie von Otter and Bengt Forsberg.
– Wehmut D 404, by Matthias Goerne, Helmuth Deutsch, and
– Wehmut. D 772, by Dietrich Fischer-Diskau, baritone, accompanied by Sviatoslav Richter, piano.
– And finally Wehmut, D 825 by Die Singphoniker.


Also, we’ll be playing the Sonata in c, Sanguineus and Melancholicus, Wq 161, nr. 4 by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, performed by Florilegium and Ludwig van Beethoven: Wonne der Wehmut, opus 83, no.1. by Elly Ameling, soprano and Dalton Baldwin piano, followed by the polonaise ‘Melancholique’ for guitar solo by Ignaz von Held, played by Oleg Timofeyev.