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Music of Character


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Wagenaar Overture: Cyrano de Bergerac
Royal Concertgebouw/ Riccardo Chailly
9.50 C P E Bach Trio
Sonata in C minor
(Sanguineus and Melancholicus) Purcell Quartet
10.05 Weber Die
Temperamente beim Verluste der Geliebten
Hermann Prey (baritone) Leonard Hokanson (piano)
10.19 Nielsen Symphony No 3 (The Four Temperaments)
San Francisco SO/ Herbert Blomstedt
10.52 Handel Aria:
Sweet Bird (L 'Allegro, il pensieroso ed il moderato) Patrizia Kwella (soprano) English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner
11.01 Simpson The Four Temperaments: Desford Colliery Caterpillar
Band/Watson. Records


Unknown: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Weber Die
Piano: Leonard Hokanson
Unknown: Herbert Blomstedt
Soprano: Patrizia Kwella
Soloists: John Eliot Gardiner

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