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Dvorák: 'Songs My Great-Grandfather Taught Me'

TOCC 0100


Playing time: 60'05"
Tracks: 30
Booklet pages: 12
© 2009 Toccata Classics
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Dvorák: 'Songs My Great-Grandfather Taught Me' published on 7 December 2011

Josef Suk, viola (Biblical Songs only) and violin
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano

Dvorák / Suk: Song Transcriptions for Violin/Viola and Piano

Gypsy Songs, Op 55
1 'My song of love rings through the dusk'
2 'Hey! Ring out my triangle'
3 'All around the woods are still'
4 'Songs my mother taught me'
5 'Come and join the dancing'
6 'Wide the sleeves and loose the trousers'
7 'Give a hawk a fine cage'

In Folk Tone, Op 73, Nos 1 and 3
8 'Goodnight'
9 'Oh nothing, nothing can change for me'

Love Songs, Op 83
10 'Never will love lead us to that glad goal'
11 'Death reigns in many a human heart'
12 'I often wander past that house'
13 'I know that on my love to you'
14 'Nature lies peaceful in sleep and dreaming'
15 'Lonely in the forest I stand'
16 'When your sweet glances fall on me'
17 'Oh, my only dear one, but for you'

Four Songs, Op 82: No 1
18 'Leave Me Alone'

19 Lullaby, B194

Biblical Songs, Op 99
20 'Clouds and darkness are round about him' (Psalm 97)
21 'Thou art my hiding place and my shield' (Psalm 119)
22 'Give ear to my prayer, O God' (Psalm 55)
23 'The Lord is my shepherd' (Psalm 23)
24 'I will sing a new song unto thee, O God' (Psalm 144)
25 'Hear my cry, O God' (Psalm 61)
26 'By the waters of Babylon' (Psalm 137)
27 'Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me' (Psalm 25)
28 'I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills' (Psalm 121)
29 'O sing unto the Lord a new song' (Psalm 96)

Moravian Duets, Op 32: No 11
30 'Captured'


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