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Zuidam: Mcgonagall Lieder / Baerts, Knussen, Asko|Shonberg


Release Date: 08/13/2013 
Label:  Challenge   Catalog #: 72608   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Zuidam
Performer:  Katrien Baerts
Conductor:  Oliver Knussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Asko-schonberg EnsemblePost&Mulder Piano Duo
Number of Discs: 1 
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McGonagall-Lieder is a song cycle composed by Robert Zuidam with lyrics of the legendary William McGonagall. It is conducted by Oliver Knussen and performed by Katrien Baerts, Pianoduo Post?lder and Asko|Schönberg. The work highlights the theatrical sound that Zuidam is known for and has a unique composition of instruments: soprano, four celli, double bass, percussion and the special role for two pianos. McGonagall-Lieder is a song cycle composed by Robert Zuidam with lyrics of the legendary William McGonagall. It is conducted by Oliver Knussen and performed by Katrien Baerts, Pianoduo Post?lder and Asko|Schönberg. The work highlights the theatrical sound that Zuidam is known for and has a unique composition of instruments: soprano, four celli, double bass, percussion and the special role for two pianos. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. McGonagall-Lieder by Robert Zuidam
Performer:  Katrien Baerts (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliver Knussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Asko-schonberg Ensemble,  Post&Mulder Piano Duo

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