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Songs to the Moon / Myrthen Ensemble


Release Date: 06/10/2016 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 443   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter WarlockJohannes BrahmsRobert SchumannSamuel Barber,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Myrthen Ensemble has been praised for their “irresistible combination of arresting programing and vocal flair assembled around pianist Joseph Middleton.” (BBC Music Magazine) Consisting of Mary Bevan, Clara Mouritz, Allan Clayton, Marcus Farnsworth, and Joseph Middleton, the recently formed ensemble specializes in art-songs and Lieder. All of the tracks on this new release focus around the moon. Composers include Brahms, Barber, Duparc, Faure, and more. The Myrthen Ensemble has been praised for their “irresistible combination of arresting programing and vocal flair assembled around pianist Joseph Middleton.” (BBC Music Magazine) Consisting of Mary Bevan, Clara Mouritz, Allan Clayton, Marcus Farnsworth, and Joseph Middleton, the recently formed ensemble specializes in art-songs and Lieder. All of the tracks on this new release focus around the moon. Composers include Brahms, Barber, Duparc, Faure, and more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Night by Peter Warlock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927 
2.
Vocal Quartets (6), Op. 112: no 3, Zigeunerlieder no 1 by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Austria 
3.
Duets (4), Op. 28: no 2, Vor der Tür by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860-1862; Germany 
4.
Songs (8), Op. 57: no 8, Unbewegte laue Luft by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Austria 
5.
Vocal Quartets (3), Op. 31: no 3, Der Gang zum Liebchen by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Austria 
6.
Ballads and Romances (4), Op. 75: no 4, Walpurgisnacht by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Germany 
7.
Songs (5), Op. 106: no 1, Ständchen by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1888; Austria 
8.
Vocal Quartets (3), Op. 64: no 2, Der Abend by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Austria 
9.
Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84: no 4, Vergebliches Ständchen by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
10.
Vocal Duets (4), Op. 34: no 3, Unterm Fenster by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
11.
Liederkreis, Op. 39: no 5, Mondnacht by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
12.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 17, Leis rudern hier by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
13.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 18, Wenn durch die Piazzetta by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
14.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 7, Die Lotosblume by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
15.
Spanisches Liederspiel, Op. 74: no 4, In der Nacht by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
16.
Songs (4), Op. 13: No. 4, Nocturne by Samuel Barber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
17.
Sun, Moon and Stars by Dame Elizabeth Maconchy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977 
18.
Mélodies (10), Op. 83: No. 1, Clair de lune by Josef Zygmunt Szulc
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
19.
Damunt de tu, només les flors by Federico Mompou
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
20.
Guitares et mandolines by Camille Saint-Saëns
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
21.
Apparition by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1884; France 
22.
Duets (2), Op. 11: no 1, La nuit by Ernest Chausson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
23.
Chansons grises (7): no 5, L'heure exquise by Reynaldo Hahn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1893; France 
24.
La fuite by Henri Duparc
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1871; France 
25.
Ręvons, c'est l'heure by Jules Massenet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
26.
Clair de lune, Op. 46 no 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
27.
Pleurs d'or, Op. 72 by Gabriel Fauré
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; France 
28.
Tarentelle, Op. 10/2 by Gabriel Fauré
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Myrthen Ensemble
Written: c1873 

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