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Wydawnictwo: Chandos
Nr katalogowy: CHAN 20184
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: marzec 2021
EAN: 95115218426
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Epoka muzyczna: romantyzm, 20 wiek do 1960
Obszar (język): francuski, niemiecki
Instrumenty: fortepian
Rodzaj: pieśń

Schubert / Ravel / Faure: A Musical Zoo

Chandos - CHAN 20184
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
Robert Schumann, Hugo Wolf, Johannes Brahms, Richard Strauss, Modest Mussorgsky, Dmitri Shostakovich, John Ireland, Herbert Howells, Samuel Barber, Vernon Duke, Benjamin Britten
Ashley Riches, bass-baritone
Joseph Middleton, piano
Nagrody i rekomendacje
BBC Music Choice
Franz Schubert:
Die Forelle, Op. 32, D 550 (The Trout)
Die Vögel, Op. 172 No. 6, D 691 (The Birds)

Robert Schumann:
Die Löwenbraut, Op. 31 No. 1 (The Lion's Bride)

Hugo Wolf:
Der Rattenfänger (The Ratcatcher)

Johannes Brahms:
An die Nachtigall, Op. 46 No. 4 (To The Nightingale)

Richard Strauss:
Die Drossel, WoO 34, TrV 49 (The Thrush)

Gabriel Fauré:
Le Papillon et la fleur, Op. 1 No. 1 (The Butterfly and the Flower)

Maurice Ravel:
Histoires naturelles (Stories of Nature)

Modest Mussorgsky:
Mephistopheles’s Song of the Flea in Auerbach’s Tavern

Dmitri Shostakovich:
Once there lived a cockroach, Op. 146 No. 2

John Ireland:
The Three Ravens

Herbert Howells:
King David

Samuel Barber:
The Monk and His Cat, Op. 29 No. 8

Vernon Duke:
Ogden Nash’s Musical Zoo

Benjamin Britten:
The Crocodile
A Musical Zoo with Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton is a veritable tour de force, featuring compositions spanning nearly 160 years, from Schubert’s ‘The Trout’ to Shostakovich’s ‘Once there lived a cockroach’, and four languages (German, French, Russian, and English).

A strong representation of the German Lieder tradition (Schubert, Schumann, Wolf, Brahms, and Richard Strauss) is balanced by the French mélodie (Fauré, Ravel) and English lyricism (Ireland, Howells). We humans seem to have an endless fascination with the animal kingdom, and animals have proved an inspiration for artists, composers and writers alike. This recital demonstrates what a rich seam this has proved for a diverse range of composers. Ashley Riches comments: ‘The text [of a song] may outline to us what we see. But the flutterings of Schubert’s Birds, the flicking antennae of Shostakovich’s Cockroach, the rush of notes with which Ravel’s Peacock spreads its tail – these are movements and energies accessible to music alone.’

Recording: Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk; 29 June – 1 July 2020.

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