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Serenata / Elly Ameling, Rudolf Jansen


Release Date: 01/28/2010 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 412216   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Francesco Paolo TostiMario Castelnuovo-TedescoJohn DowlandRoger Quilter,   ... 
Performer:  Elly AmelingRudolf Jansen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The first of these 17 mainly quietly melodic songs, Tosti's La serenata, no doubt inspired the album's title and it does indeed properly describe the restful tone of most of the items. Everything is sensitively and tunefully sung and the accompaniments are a model of excellence. A one-hour programme of gentle encores (521 minutes in fact) has a cumulatively soporific effect if listened to nonstop, but singly or in small groups they are captivating. Clean recorded sound in a welcoming open acoustic (piano off-centre) and the intimate style of performance combine to provide a fine example of CD's ability to make us believe that the music is being performed afresh for our special delight.

-- John Borwick, Gramophone [5/1985] Read more /> Read less

Works on This Recording

1. La serenata by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano), Rudolf Jansen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; London, England 
Language: Italian 
2. Ninna, Nanna by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Language: Spanish 
3. Third and Last Booke of Songes or Aires: no 15, Weep you no more, sad fountains by John Dowland
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1603; England 
Language: English 
4. Elizabethan Lyrics (7), Op. 12: no 1, Weep you no more by Roger Quilter
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; England 
Language: English 
5. Watakushi no kono kami by Yoshinao Nakada
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
6. Italienisches Liederbuch: Hat dich die Liebe berüht by Joseph Marx
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1911; Germany 
Language: French 
7. Myrthen, Op. 25: no 24, Du bist wie eine Blume by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Language: German 
8. Mörike Lieder: no 12, Verborgenheit by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano), Rudolf Jansen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
9. Café-concert songs (3): La diva de l'empire by Erik Satie
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
Language: French 
10. L'amitié by Reynaldo Hahn
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Language: French 
11. La vie est belle by Reynaldo Hahn
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Language: French 
12. Adieux de l'hôtesse arabe by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Language: French 
13. Viens, les gazons sont verts by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Language: French 
14. Mélodies (6): no 4, L'île heureuse by Emmanuel Chabrier
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano), Rudolf Jansen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
Language: French 
15. Canciones Clásicas Españolas: Del cabello más sutil by Fernando J. Obradors
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Language: Spanish 
16. Canciones Clásicas Españolas: El vito by Fernando J. Obradors
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano), Rudolf Jansen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
17. Niebla porteña by Lia Cimaglia-Espinosa
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)

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