Women In The Shadows

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130219

Women in the Shadows

The first in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Joanna MacGregor plays music by Gubaidulina, both Boulanger sisters and Amy Beach alongside Charles Ives's transcendental 'Alcotts'.

Joanna MacGregor (piano)

Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys 1-8

Lili Boulanger: Trois Morceaux

Nadia Boulanger: Improvisation no.1 in E flat minor

Amy Beach: Cradle Song of the Lonely Mother

Charles Ives: 'The Alcotts' from Piano Sonata no.2

Ruth Crawford Philips: Preludes 1, 6 and 9 (Nine Preludes for Piano)

Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys 9-14.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130220

Women in the Shadows

The second in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Lawrence Power and Simon Crawford-Phillips play Rebecca Clarke's virtuosic viola sonata with works by Britten and Benjamin.

Lawrence Power (viola)

Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

Arthur Benjamin: Viola Sonata

Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae: Reflections on a Song of Dowland

Rebecca Clarke: Viola Sonata.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130221

Women in the Shadows

The third in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Sophie Daneman and Stephan Loges sing songs and duets by Fanny Mendelssohn and her more famous brother, accompanied by Simon Lepper.

Sophie Daneman (soprano)

Stephan Loges (baritone)

Simon Lepper (piano)

Felix Mendelssohn: Auf Flügeln des Gesanges; Die Liebende schreibt; Neue Liebe

Fanny Mendelssohn: Song Without Words Op.8 no.3; Die Mainacht (6 Lieder Op.9); Verlust; Wanderlied (6 Lieder Op.1)

Felix Mendelssohn: Der Verlassne ("Rauch" version); Song Without Words Op.85 no.2; Im Kahn (1841 version); Song Without Words Op.30 no.6; Pagenlied; Venetianisches Gondellied Op.57 no.5;

Nachtlied Op.71 no.6

Felix Mendelssohn: Six duets - Ich wollt meine Lieb; Gruss; Wasserfahrt; Volkslied; Abendlied; Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert20130222

Women in the Shadows

The last in a series of concerts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland celebrating the work of some of the great female composers alongside works by their male contemporaries. Karen Cargill and Simon Lepper perform songs by Alma Mahler with others by her husband, her lover - Zemlinsky and her idol - Wagner.

Karen Cargill (mezzo soprano)

Simon Lepper (piano)

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrendes Gesellen

Alma Mahler: 5 Songs (1910)

Zemlinsky: Liebe und Frühling

Zemlinsky: Ich sah mein eigen Angesicht

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder.