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Edward & George: Two Brothers, One Throne

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The relationship between English kings Edward VIII and George VI is examined. Edward VIII abdicated the throne in order to marry American socialite Wallis Simpson; his younger brother George then became king. The documentary includes remarks from royal biographer Hugo Vickers and Patricia Knatchbull, the Countess Mountbatten of Burma.

11:08 pm

Carmina Burana

Carl Orff
Berlin Radio Chorus Sally Matthews Lawrence Brownlee Christian Gerhaher Berlin Philharmonic Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

EMI 57888

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11:07 pm

Outro/Intro

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CPE Bach Month

11:00 pm

Magnificat, Wq 215: VIII-IX. Choruses. "Gloria Patri et Filio" and "Sicut erat in principio"

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
RIAS Chamber Chorus Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin Hans-Christoph Rademann (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi 90.2167

CPE Bach
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10:59 pm

Outro/Intro

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8:01 pm

Le nozze di Figaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Count Almaviva] Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) [Countess Almaviva] Dawn Upshaw (soprano) [Susanna] Ferruccio Furlanetto (bass) [Figaro] Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Cherubino] Tatiana Troyanos [Marcellina] Paul Plishka [Bartolo] Anthony Lacuira [Basilio] Michael Forest [Don Curzio] Renato Capecchi [Antonio] Heidi Grant [Barbarina] Joyce Guyer [Contadina] Stella Zambalis [Contadina] The Metropolitan Opera Chorus The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra James Levine (conductor)

DG 431.619

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8:00 pm

Intro

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7:59 pm

Instrumental

Fill Music

7:58 pm

Outro

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7:52 pm

Ruhe, Süßliebchen, im Schatten, Op. 33 #9 (Rest, my love, in the shade)

Johannes Brahms
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano) Peter Serkin (piano)

Harmonia Mundi 90.7500

Lieberson
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