Arkiv Music Holiday Shop
WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Berg: Lyric Suite; Wellesz; Zeisl / Renee Fleming, Emerson Quartet

Berg / Fleming / Emerson String Quartet
Release Date: 09/11/2015 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002370702   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alban BergEgon WelleszEric Zeisl
Performer:  Renée Fleming
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Low Stock: Currently 3 or fewer in stock. Usually ships in 24 hours, unless stock becomes depleted.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This release unites star soprano Renee Fleming and the Emerson String Quartet for the first time on a journey to Vienna in the ‘20s and ‘30s, through music imbued with late romanticism and burgeoning modernism. The record features Berg’s intricate Lyric Suite and Wellesz’s Sonnets by Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, sung in German translations by Rainer Maria Rilke. This release unites star soprano Renee Fleming and the Emerson String Quartet for the first time on a journey to Vienna in the ‘20s and ‘30s, through music imbued with late romanticism and burgeoning modernism. The record features Berg’s intricate Lyric Suite and Wellesz’s Sonnets by Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, sung in German translations by Rainer Maria Rilke. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lyric Suite for Soprano and String Quartet by Alban Berg
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Austria 
2.
Sonnets of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Op 52 by Egon Wellesz
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Written: ?1935 
3.
Komm, süsser Tod by Eric Zeisl
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title