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Romance / Yoshikazu Mera


Release Date: 11/01/1998 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 949   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnGeorge Frideric HandelRichard StraussCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Yoshikazu MeraHitsako MatsuiMasayuki Kino
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 45 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Songs (6), Op. 34: no 2, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Tonika Ichinose 
2.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
3.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
4.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Tonika Ichinose 
5.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 8, Allerseelen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Tonika Ichinose 
6.
Faust: Si le bonheur ŕ sourir by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor), Hitsako Matsui (Harp)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
7.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
8.
Je te veux for Piano by Erik Satie
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1900; France 
Notes: Arranged: Tonika Ichinose 
9.
Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor), Masayuki Kino (Violin)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
10.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 18, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Norway 
Notes: Arranged: Tonika Ichinose 
11.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
12.
Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Yoshikazu Mera (Countertenor), Masayuki Kino (Violin)
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: Tonika Ichinose 
13.
Faust: Ballet Music - no 5, Les Troyens by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Shigeo Genda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 

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