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Wolf: Eichendorff Lieder / Genz, Fink, Vignoles

Wolf / Genz / Fink / Vignoles
Release Date: 04/08/2014 
Label:  Helios   Catalog #: 55435   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan GenzRoger VignolesBernarda Fink
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This important recording presents all of Hugo Wolf's settings of the poetry of Eichendorff—26 songs in all, several of which seem never to have been recorded before (a fact which is hard to understand because they are very attractive).

One of Wolf's favourite writers, Joseph, Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788-1857) was the German Romantic poet par excellence and his poems are full of the sounds of nature, the beauty of landscape, religious faith, and much musical imagery, with references to minstrels and other musicians. He was the poet of Schumann's Op 39 Liederkreis, though perhaps the most well-known Eichendorff setting is Im Abendrot from Strauss's Four Last Songs.
This important recording presents all of Hugo Wolf's settings of the poetry of Eichendorff—26 songs in all, several of which seem never to have been recorded before (a fact which is hard to understand because they are very attractive).

One of Wolf's favourite writers, Joseph, Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788-1857) was the German Romantic poet par excellence and his poems are full of the sounds of nature, the beauty of landscape, religious faith, and much musical imagery, with references to minstrels and other musicians. He was the poet of Schumann's Op 39 Liederkreis, though perhaps the most well-known Eichendorff setting is Im Abendrot from Strauss's Four Last Songs.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 11, Lieber alles by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
2.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 10, Der Glücksritter by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 12, Heimweh by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Roger Vignoles (Piano), Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
4.
In der Fremde I "Da fahr ich still im Wagen" by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Vienna, Austria 
5.
In der Fremde II "Ich geh durch die dunklen Gassen" [frag] by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1883; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 9, Der Schreckenberger by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Austria 
7.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 14, Der verzweifelte Liebhaber by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 13, Der Scholar by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Roger Vignoles (Piano), Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 4, Das Ständchen by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 8, Nachtzauber by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 7, Die Zigeunerin by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Bernarda Fink (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 2, Der Musikant by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Nachruf by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Rückkehr by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 20, Waldmädchen by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Bernarda Fink (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Die Kleine by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Bernarda Fink (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 3, Verschwiegene Liebe by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 5, Der Soldat I by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 6, Der Soldat II by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Vienna, Austria 
20.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 1, Der Freund by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 18, Erwartung by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Roger Vignoles (Piano), Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 15, Unfall by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Roger Vignoles (Piano), Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 19, Die Nacht by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Roger Vignoles (Piano), Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 16, Liebesglück by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
25.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 17, Seemanns Abschied by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Roger Vignoles (Piano), Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
26.
In der Fremde VI "Wolken, wälderwärts gegangen" by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Roger Vignoles (Piano), Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Vienna, Austria 

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