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October 9, 2020

A very Happy Birthday to my dear talented friend Sean Ono Lennon. The world celebrates the 80th…

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A very Happy Birthday to my dear talented friend Sean Ono Lennon. The world celebrates the 80th…

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“Shedding the exoskeleton and being reborn”: Eartheater reincarnated

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Bryan Reesman How Birmingham Shaped Black Sabbath and Heavy Metal

Right from the outset, Birmingham, England’s own Black Sabbath proved themselves to be a very special musical entity. While various groups had started laying down the foundations for hard rock and metal on both sides of the Atlantic, Sabbath are considered to be the first true heavy metal band, and their self-titled debut from 1970 […]

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Beethoven Unleashed: Withdrawal

This week, Donald Macleod follows Ludwig van Beethoven through the years of 1816-1821; a period when the composer was groping towards yet another extraordinary and revolutionary flowering of his creativity. However, something was holding him back. Beethoven had resolved to become the legal guardian of his nephew, Karl, and to remove him from the care of his mother, Johanna. The resulting court battles would rumble on for five years, damaging everyone involved, consuming them all, and distracting Beethoven from his music.

Composer of the Week is returning to the story of Beethoven’s life and music throughout 2020. Part of Radio 3’s Beethoven Unleashed season marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.

Music Featured:

Piano Sonata No.25, Op.79 (II. Andante & III. Vivace)
String Quartet op.95 ‘Serioso’ (III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso)
Sehnsucht, WoO.146
Cello Sonata Op.102, No.1
Variations on “Ich bin de Schneider Kakadu” by Wenzel Müller, Op.121a
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.16, Op.31 No.1 (I. Allegro Vivace)
The Creatures of Prometheus (extracts)
Abschiedsgesang WoO.102
Piano Sonata No.30, Op.109
The Miller of Dee WoO.157, No.4
Fugue for Strings Op. 137
Quintet for strings Op.104 (III. Menuetto & IV. Finale)
Piano Sonata No.29, Op.106 “Hammerklavier” (II. Scherzo & III. Adagio Sostenuto)
National Airs with Variations Op.107, No.5
Wolfgang Schulz, flute
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Bagatelle in Bb, WoO.60
God Save the King, Woo.157, No.3
Namensfeier Overture Op.115
Piano Sonata No.28, Op.101
So oder so WoO.148
Missa Solemnis: Benedictus
Bester Magistrat, Ihr friert WoO.177
Tremate, empi, tremate Op.116
Bagatelles Op.119, Nos.7-11
Abendlied unterm gestirnten Himmel WoO.150
March for Military Band WoO.24 (extract)
Piano Sonata No.31, Op.110

Presented by Donald Macleod

Produced by Sam Phillips for BBC Wales

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And you can delve into the A-Z of all the composers we’ve featured on Composer of the Week here: https://ift.tt/2vwHS8q

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Beethoven Unleashed: Withdrawal

This week, Donald Macleod follows Ludwig van Beethoven through the years of 1816-1821; a period when the composer was groping towards yet another extraordinary and revolutionary flowering of his creativity. However, something was holding him back. Beethoven had resolved to become the legal guardian of his nephew, Karl, and to remove him from the care of his mother, Johanna. The resulting court battles would rumble on for five years, damaging everyone involved, consuming them all, and distracting Beethoven from his music.

Composer of the Week is returning to the story of Beethoven’s life and music throughout 2020. Part of Radio 3’s Beethoven Unleashed season marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.

Music Featured:

Piano Sonata No.25, Op.79 (II. Andante & III. Vivace)
String Quartet op.95 ‘Serioso’ (III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso)
Sehnsucht, WoO.146
Cello Sonata Op.102, No.1
Variations on “Ich bin de Schneider Kakadu” by Wenzel Müller, Op.121a
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.16, Op.31 No.1 (I. Allegro Vivace)
The Creatures of Prometheus (extracts)
Abschiedsgesang WoO.102
Piano Sonata No.30, Op.109
The Miller of Dee WoO.157, No.4
Fugue for Strings Op. 137
Quintet for strings Op.104 (III. Menuetto & IV. Finale)
Piano Sonata No.29, Op.106 “Hammerklavier” (II. Scherzo & III. Adagio Sostenuto)
National Airs with Variations Op.107, No.5
Wolfgang Schulz, flute
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Bagatelle in Bb, WoO.60
God Save the King, Woo.157, No.3
Namensfeier Overture Op.115
Piano Sonata No.28, Op.101
So oder so WoO.148
Missa Solemnis: Benedictus
Bester Magistrat, Ihr friert WoO.177
Tremate, empi, tremate Op.116
Bagatelles Op.119, Nos.7-11
Abendlied unterm gestirnten Himmel WoO.150
March for Military Band WoO.24 (extract)
Piano Sonata No.31, Op.110

Presented by Donald Macleod

Produced by Sam Phillips for BBC Wales

For full track listings, including artist and recording details, and to listen to the pieces featured in full (for 30 days after broadcast) head to the series page for Beethoven Unleashed: Withdrawal https://ift.tt/3ltu9pt

And you can delve into the A-Z of all the composers we’ve featured on Composer of the Week here: https://ift.tt/2vwHS8q

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