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Zemlinsky
Sämtliche Orchesterlieder
Complete orchestral songs

Work details

Waldgespräch (1895/96), words by Joseph von Eichendorff, ballad for soprano, string orchestra, harp and 2 horns
7'25"
Maiblumen blühten überall (1903/4), words by Richard Dehmel, for soprano and string sextet (world premiere recording of original version)
9'07"
Zwei Gesänge für Bariton und Orchester (orch Antony Beaumont) (1900-01) (world premiere recording)
5'03"/12'13" - TT 17'16"
Sechs Gesänge Op 13 nach Maurice Maeterlinck (for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
4'17"/3'22"/2'28"/2'22"/3'19"/5'06" - TT 20'54"
Symphonische Gesänge Op 20 (1929) for baritone and orchestra, after texts from 'Afrika singt. Eine Auslese neuer afro-amerikanischer Lyrik', Wien 1929
3'33"/3'06"/2'20"/2'07"/2'44"/1'22"/2'12" - TT 17'24"

 

Artist details

Soile Isokoski, soprano
Violeta Urmana, mezzo-soprano
Andreas Schmidt, baritone (Zwei Gesänge)
Michael Volle, baritone (Op 20)

Torsten Janicke
, violin
Rose Kaufmann, violin
Mile Kosi, viola
Urara Seo, viola
Daniel Cahen, cello
Sylvia Borg, cello

Gürzenich-Orchester
Kölner Philharmoniker

James Conlon
, conductor

 

Recording details

Recording dates: 16 and 22/23 June 1998 (Waldgespräch and Maiblumen blühten überall), 10-12 October 1999 (Zwei Gesänge), 15-17 November 1998 (Op 13 and Op 20)
Venue: Philharmonie, Köln, Germany
Conductor's assistant: Philippe de Chalendar
Recording Supervision: Daniel Zalay
Balance Engineers: Hartwig Paulsen & Hilmar Kerp
Digital Editing: Daniel Zalay
Copyright: 2000 EMI Electrola GmbH
Pressing: 2000 EMI Electrola GmbH

EMI 7243 5 57024 2 5 DDD Stereo NEW RELEASE
TT - 72'57"

 

Editorial & Design details

Liner notes: Antony Beaumont (in English and German)
French translation: Christian Hinzelin
Front Cover: Design - SO.WIE?SO!, Cologne; Concept - Rolf Gertler; Illustration - Edmund Dulak: 'The Tempest' (1912) by William Shakespeare, reproduced by kind permission of Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Back Cover: Photo of James Conlon by Klaus Rudolph
Booklet editing and layout: Camilla van Heumen
Publishers: Bühnen- und Musikverlag G Ricordi & co (Waldgespräch, Maiblumen blühten überall and Zwei Gesänge); Universal Edition (Op 13 and Op 20)

 

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