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If The Owl Calls Again / Christianne Stotijn

Stotijn,Christianne
Release Date: 04/14/2015 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 5054196393755   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Joseph MarxModest MussorgskyFant de KanterMaurice Delage,   ... 
Performer:  Christianne StotijnJoseph BreinlToon FretRick Stotijn,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxalys
Number of Discs: 1 
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On 'If the Owl Calls Again', Dutch soprano and passionate art song interpreter Christianne Stotijn sings with regular collaborators Joseph Breinl (piano), Tamestit (viola), brother Rick Stotijn, Toon Fret, Olivier Boekhoorn and the Oxalys Ensemble. She presents 21 well-known and less familiar songs, all sharing the fundamental themes of nature and religion. From works by Martin, Ravel and Mussorgsky, to a world premiere by Dutch composer Fant de Kanter, with sung texts in Hebrew, Armenian, Russian, French, English, German and Dutch, Christianne has crafted a beautiful and diverse album.


On 'If the Owl Calls Again', Dutch soprano and passionate art song interpreter Christianne Stotijn sings with regular collaborators Joseph Breinl (piano), Tamestit (viola), brother Rick Stotijn, Toon Fret, Olivier Boekhoorn and the Oxalys Ensemble. She presents 21 well-known and less familiar songs, all sharing the fundamental themes of nature and religion. From works by Martin, Ravel and Mussorgsky, to a world premiere by Dutch composer Fant de Kanter, with sung texts in Hebrew, Armenian, Russian, French, English, German and Dutch, Christianne has crafted a beautiful and diverse album. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Durch Einsamkeiten by Joseph Marx
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano), Joseph Breinl (Piano), Toon Fret (Flute),
Rick Stotijn (Double Bass), Oliver Boekhoorn (English Horn), Antoine Tamestit (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxalys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Germany 
2.
Adagio by Joseph Marx
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Germany 
3.
Softly the spirit flew up to heaven by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Russia 
4.
Prayer by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Russia 
5.
Evening song by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
6.
Abboen by Fant de Kanter
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
7.
Onbot by Fant de Kanter
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
8.
Arapka’s Gebed by Fant de Kanter
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
9.
Počmes hindous (4) by Maurice Delage
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
10.
Mélodies hébraďques (2) by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1919; France 
11.
Chants (3) de Noël by Frank Martin
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Switzerland 
12.
Écoute mon coeur by André Caplet
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Paris, France 
13.
Songs (3) for Voice, Viola and Piano, H 76 by Frank Bridge
Performer:  Christianne Stotijn (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 

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