Composer of the Week - Carl Orff (1895-1982) - A New Regime

This episode is available until midday on Friday, 21st August as part of the Series Catch-up Trial. Donald Macleod and Michael Kater discuss the way Orff's life and work were shaped by the beginning of the Third Reich, and the Nazi reaction to his 1937 work Carmina Burana. Catulli Carmina I and II (1930-1) - Aus Catulli Carmina Carl Orff Choir Arthur Gross (conductor) WER 4006-50, Tr 18 Schulwerk (excerpts) Tolzer Boys Choir Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden (conductor) Chamber Choir of the Munich National College of Music Fritz Schieri (conductor) Stuttgart Chorus Heinz Mende (conductor) BMG Conifer 75605513572, Trs 18, 24, 25, 31, 32 Ein Sommernachtstraum (excerpts) Orchestra of the Staatstheaters am Gartnerplatz, Munich Klaus E Schneider (conductor) RCA 74321735202, Trs 1-5 Carmina Burana - Part 1 Berliner Philharmonic Simon Rattle (conductor) EMI 7243 5 578888 2 5, Trs 1-10.


  • Catulli Carmina I and II (1930-1) - Aus Catulli Carmina by Carl Orff
  • Schulwerk (excerpts) by Carl Orff
  • Ein Sommernachtstraum (excerpts) by Carl Orff
  • Carmina Burana - Part 1 by Carl Orff