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R. Strauss: Four Last Songs, Etc / Merbeth, Halász


Release Date: 02/26/2008 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570283   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard Strauss
Performer:  Ricarda Merbeth
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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A fine singer more than a match to the demands Strauss makes on her

-- Gramophone [5/2008]


A fine singer more than a match to the demands Strauss makes on her

-- Gramophone [5/2008]
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Works on This Recording

1. Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 1, Frühling by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Ricarda Merbeth (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
2. Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 2, September by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Ricarda Merbeth (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3. Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 3, Beim Schlafengehen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Ricarda Merbeth (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4. Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 4, Im Abendrot by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Ricarda Merbeth (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 4 Secs. 
5. Lieder (6), Op. 68 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Ricarda Merbeth (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Germany 
Length: 28 Minutes 40 Secs. 
6. Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60: Prelude by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911/1916; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7. Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60: Dance Scene by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weimar Staatskapelle Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911/1916; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 

Sound Samples

4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 1. Fruhling
4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 2. September
4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 3. Beim Schlafengehen
4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 4. Im Abendrot
6 Lieder, Op. 68, TrV 235: No. 1. An die Nacht
6 Lieder, Op. 68, TrV 235: No. 2. Ich wollt' ein Strausslein binden
6 Lieder, Op. 68, TrV 235: No. 3. Sausle, liebe Myrte!
6 Lieder, Op. 68, TrV 235: No. 4. Als mir dein Lied erklang
6 Lieder, Op. 68, TrV 235: No. 5. Amor!
6 Lieder, Op. 68, TrV 235: No. 6. Lied der Frauen
Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a (excerpts): The Opera: Overture
Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a (excerpts): The Opera: Dance Scene

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