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Lieder Recital - Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss / Berg, Drake


Release Date: 09/30/2008 
Label:  Atma Classique   Catalog #: 2571   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz SchubertRobert SchumannJohannes BrahmsRichard Strauss
Performer:  Julius DrakeNathan Berg
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

ATMA presents the debut solo recording of Saskatchewan-born bass-baritone, Nathan Berg singing lieder by Schubert, Schumann, Strauss and Brahms. He is accompanied by British pianist Julius Drake. Nathan Berg has selected a programme covering more than a century of Romantic, German lieder, including some of the best-loved songs of the genre: Der Tod und das Mädchen (Death and the Maiden), Erlkönig, and Meine Rose. His long recital partnership with Julius Drake started when Berg was a student in London in the early 90s, and the two continue to perform together frequently. ATMA presents the debut solo recording of Saskatchewan-born bass-baritone, Nathan Berg singing lieder by Schubert, Schumann, Strauss and Brahms. He is accompanied by British pianist Julius Drake. Nathan Berg has selected a programme covering more than a century of Romantic, German lieder, including some of the best-loved songs of the genre: Der Tod und das Mädchen (Death and the Maiden), Erlkönig, and Meine Rose. His long recital partnership with Julius Drake started when Berg was a student in London in the early 90s, and the two continue to perform together frequently. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Im Abendrot, D 799 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824-1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
2.
Der Goldschmiedsgesell, D 560 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Das Abendrot, D 627/Op. 173 no 6 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
5.
Der Tod und das Mädchen, D 531/Op. 7 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
6.
An den Frühling, D 338 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
7.
Gedichte (7), Op. 90: no 1, Lied eines Schmiedes by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8.
Gedichte (7), Op. 90: no 2, Meine Rose by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Gedichte (7), Op. 90: no 3, Kommen und Scheiden by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
10.
Gedichte (7), Op. 90: no 4, Die Sennin by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
11.
Gedichte (7), Op. 90: no 5, Einsamkeit by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12.
Gedichte (7), Op. 90: no 6, Der schwere Abend by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
13.
Gedichte (7), Op. 90: no 7, Requiem by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
14.
Serious Songs (4), Op. 121: no 1, Denn es gehet dem Menschen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
15.
Serious Songs (4), Op. 121: no 2, Ich wandte mich und sahe an alle by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
16.
Serious Songs (4), Op. 121: no 3, O Tod, wie bitter bist du by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
17.
Serious Songs (4), Op. 121: no 4, Wenn ich mit Menschen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
18.
Lieder (3), Op. 29: no 1, Traum durch die Dämmerung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Written: 1895 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
19.
Mädchenblumen, Op. 22: no 3, Epheu by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
20.
Schlichte Weisen (5), Op. 21: no 4, Ach weh mir unglückhaftem by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
21.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 

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