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Composer of the Week: Charles Gounod

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(1818-1893)
"The true founder of song in France" - Maurice Ravel.
Roger Nichols introduces five programmes centred around the vocal and operatic music by Gounod. Bolero
Ann Murray (mezzo)
Graham Johnson (piano) L'absent
Gerard Souzay (baritone) Dalton Baldwin (piano)
Sonata in E flat (excerpt) Christian Ivaldi and Noel
Lee (piano duet) 0 riante nature
(Philémon et Baucis) Amelita Galli-Curci
(soprano)
Petit scherzo
Knut Guettler and Rodney Slatford (double basses) Sapho (excerpts)
A selection of recordings sung by Alain Vanzo ,
Katherine Ciesinski , Alain Meunier , Frederic Vassar ,
Eliane Lublin, Laurence Dale and Grace Bumbry. Producer Tim Thome

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Ravel.
Introduces: Roger Nichols
Unknown: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Unknown: Christian Ivaldi
Unknown: Knut Guettler
Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Sung By: Alain Vanzo
Sung By: Katherine Ciesinski
Sung By: Alain Meunier
Sung By: Frederic Vassar
Unknown: Laurence Dale
Unknown: Grace Bumbry.

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Composer of the Week: Charles Gounod

BBC Radio 3, 25 October 1993 9.00






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