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Schone Nacht - Romantic Partsongs For Male Choir / Camerata Musica Limburg

Vaughan / Schubert / Silcher / Gluck / Schumacher
Release Date: 01/01/2009 
Label:  Genuin Musikproduction   Catalog #: 89138   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsFranz SchubertFriedrich SilcherWilhelm Nagel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Camerata Musica Limburg
Jan Schumacher, Conductor
Alison Browner, Mezzo-soprano
Christoph Prégardien, Tenor
Andreas Weller, Tenor
Andreas Frese, Piano

Quite honestly, what do you associate with the world of male choruses? Exactly. It is time that you reassessed your prejudices! The Camerata Musica Limburg male chorus consists of singers who, once upon a time, all sang in Limburg’s cathedral boys choir. This tradition can be felt at every turn: Jan Schumacher expertly guides the ensemble through the repertoire on this new Genuin CD, the men singing with flawless intonation and a superbly focused choral sound. No wish is left unsatisfied—a more comprehensive, more perfectly rendered
Read more program of Romantic repertoire for male chorus is hardly possible, from perennial favorites (Silcher, Schubert) to attractive literature not often performed (Vaughan-Williams, Alfvén). With sterling solo performances by Christoph Prégardien, Alison Browner and Andreas Weller, words scarcely suffice in praising this achievement. The choice of a Caspar David Friedrich motif for the CD cover is fitting—for this disc sounds heavenly!

"A men’s choir with a wonderfully noble sound presents itself here. The three beautifully lyrical choral movements of the Englishman Ralph Vaughan Williams succeed here with velvety soft timbres." (Neue Chorzeit 3/2009) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Bushes and Briars by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; England 
2. Linden Lea by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; England 
3. The Turtle Dove by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1924; England 
4. Zur guten Nacht, D 903/Op. 81 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
5. Ständchen, D 920a (921) by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
6. Im Gegenwärtigen Vergangenes, D 710 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Vienna, Austria 
7. Die Nachthelle, D 892/Op. 134 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
8. Ännchen von Tharau by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Germany 
9. Untreue by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Germany 
10. Lorelei, Op. 31 no 8 "Ich weiss nicht, was soll es bedeuten" by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
11. Lebewohl by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Germany 
12. In der Ferne by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Germany 
13. Frisch gesungen ("Hab oft im Kreis der Lieben"), for chorus by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
14. Der Lindenbaum (The Linden Tree), song by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
15. Persischer Nachtgesang by Friedrich Silcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
16. Das Ringlein, Op. 25 by Wilhelm Nagel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
17. Komm, Trost der Welt by Wilhelm Nagel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
18. Schöne Nacht by Wilhelm Nagel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
19. Das Morgenrot by Robert Pracht
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
20. Ritornelle (8) in canonische Weisen, Op. 65: no 1, Die Rose stand im Tau by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: Romantic 
21. Kristallen den fina by Otto Fredrik Tullberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
22. Gryning vid havet, R 125 by Hugo Alfvén
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Musica Limburg
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Sweden 

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