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Lieder By Wolf & Brahms

Brahms / Wolf / Miles / Kendall
Release Date: 02/25/2014 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 369   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Hugo WolfJohannes Brahms
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle KendallAlastair Miles
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Alistair Miles is internationally recognized as one of the world's leading basses, appearing regularly with acclaimed opera companies such as WNO, Glyndebourne, ENO and the Royal Opera, as well as with conductors such as Giulini, Harnoncourt, Muti, Rattle, Gergiev, Gardiner, Norrington, Davis and Dohnanyi. On this new recording he explores some gems of the Lieder repertoire from Hugo Wolf and Johannes Brahms, ably accompanied by pianist Marie-Noelle Kendall. Alistair Miles is internationally recognized as one of the world's leading basses, appearing regularly with acclaimed opera companies such as WNO, Glyndebourne, ENO and the Royal Opera, as well as with conductors such as Giulini, Harnoncourt, Muti, Rattle, Gergiev, Gardiner, Norrington, Davis and Dohnanyi. On this new recording he explores some gems of the Lieder repertoire from Hugo Wolf and Johannes Brahms, ably accompanied by pianist Marie-Noelle Kendall. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Goethe Lieder: no 49, Prometheus by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 8 Minutes 11 Secs. 
2.
Grenzen der Menscheit ("Wenn der uralte heilige Vater"), song for voice & piano (Goethe Lieder) by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 01/09/1889; Austria 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3.
Der Sänger ("Was hör' ich draussen vor dem Tor"), song for voice and piano (Goethe Lieder) by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 12/14/1888 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
Songs (9), Op. 63: no 8, Heimweh no 2 "O wüsst' ich doch den Weg zurück" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
5.
Songs (5), Op. 105: no 4, Auf dem Kirchhofe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6.
Songs (6), Op. 86: no 2, Feldeinsamkeit by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7.
Songs (5), Op. 105: no 5, Verrat by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
8.
Songs (9), Op. 32: no 2, Nicht mehr zu dir zu gehen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Austria 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
9.
Michelangelo Lieder (3) by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 11 Minutes 13 Secs. 
10.
Serious Songs (4), Op. 121 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall (Piano), Alastair Miles ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Venue:  The Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Snap 
Length: 16 Minutes 17 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Prometheus
Grenzen der Menscheit
Der Sänger
O wüsst ich doch den Weg zurück, Op. 63, No. 8
Auf dem Kirchhofe, Op. 105, No. 4
Feldeinsamkeit, Op. 86, No. 2
Verrat, Op. 105, No. 5
Nicht mehr zu dir zu gehen, Op. 32, No. 2
Drei Gedichte von Michelangelo: I. Wohl denk' ich oft
Drei Gedichte von Michelangelo: II. Alles Endet, was entstehet
Drei Gedichte von Michelangelo: III. Fühlt meine Seele
Vier ernste Gesange, Op. 121, No. 104: I. Denn es gehet dem Menschen
Vier ernste Gesange, Op. 121, No. 104: II. Ich wandte mich
Vier ernste Gesange, Op. 121, No. 104: III. O Tod
Vier ernste Gesange, Op. 121, No. 104: IV. Wenn ich mit Menschen - und mit Engelzungen redete

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