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Brahms: Choral Works / Parkman, Danish National Radio Choir


Release Date: 04/25/2000 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9806   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Bengt ForsbergLeif LindCaitriona YeatsPer McClelland Jakobsen
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

American Record Guide (7-8/00, p. 97) - "...[T]he Danish choir under Stefan Parkman is splendid in this repertory. Their almost flawless intonation and ensemble make easy work of Brahms's thick textures and rich harmony....An embarrassment of riches--one you should take advantage of." American Record Guide (7-8/00, p. 97) - "...[T]he Danish choir under Stefan Parkman is splendid in this repertory. Their almost flawless intonation and ensemble make easy work of Brahms's thick textures and rich harmony....An embarrassment of riches--one you should take advantage of." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Vocal Quartets (6), Op. 112 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Danish Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 10 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: German 
2. Songs (4) for Female Voices, 2 Horns and Harp, Op. 17 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Leif Lind (French Horn), Caitriona Yeats (Harp), Per McClelland Jakobsen (French Horn)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Danish Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 14 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: German 
3. Songs (3), Op. 42 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Danish Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 9 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: German 
4. Songs (5), Op. 104 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Danish Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 13 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: German 
5. Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Danish Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 18 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

3 Gesange, Op. 42: No. 1. Abendstandchen
3 Gesange, Op. 42: No. 2. Vineta
3 Gesange, Op. 42: No. 3. Dathulas Grabesgesang
5 Gesange, Op. 104: No. 1. Nachtwache I
5 Gesange, Op. 104: No. 2. Nachtwache II
5 Gesange, Op. 104: No. 3. Letztes Gluck
5 Gesange, Op. 104: No. 4. Verlorene Jugend
5 Gesange, Op. 104: No. 5. Im Herbst
4 Gesange, Op. 17: No. 1. Es tont ein voller Harfenklang
4 Gesange, Op. 17: No. 2. Lied von Shakespeare
4 Gesange, Op. 17: No. 3. Der Gartner
4 Gesange, Op. 17: No. 4. Gesang aus Fingal
6 Quartets, Op. 112: No. 1. Sehnsucht
6 Quartets, Op. 112: No. 2. Nachtens
6 Quartets, Op. 112: No. 3. Himmel strahlt so helle
6 Quartets, Op. 112: No. 4. Rote Rosenknospen kunden
6 Quartets, Op. 112: No. 5. Brennessel steht an Weges Rand
6 Quartets, Op. 112: No. 6. Liebe Schwalbe, kleine Schwalbe
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 1. He, Zigeuner, greife in die Saiten
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 2. Hochgeturmte Rimaflut
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 3. Wisst ihr, wann mein Kindchen
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 4. Lieber Gott, du weisst
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 5. Brauner Bursche fuhrt zum Tanze
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 6. Roslein dreie in der Reihe
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 7. Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 8. Horch, der Wind klagt in den Zweigen
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 9. Weit und breit schaut niemand mich an
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 10. Mond verhullt sein Angesicht
11 Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy-Songs), Op. 103: No. 11. Rote Abendwolken ziehn

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