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All Who Wander / Barton, Zeger


Release Date: 11/11/2016 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3494   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav MahlerAntonín DvorákJean Sibelius
Performer:  Brian ZegerJamie Barton
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews



Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton burst upon the global opera and concert scene in recent years after having won many of the world’s most prestigious prizes for vocal excellence and accomplishments. Delos has scored a major coup in releasing her debut album. Jamie’s well-chosen program of late-Romantic repertoire begins with eight of Gustav Mahler’s finest lieder- including his wonderful Five Ruckert Songs- before treating us to the rare delights of Antonin Dvorak’s song cycle Gypsy Songs. Her album concludes with even more seldom-heard selections from the many lovely Swedish-language songs of Finnish master Jean Sibelius. This sublime release- further graced by pianist Brian
Read more Zeger’s peerless collaboration- will take your breath away, and leave you hungry for more from Jamie Barton, considered by many of the world’s top vocal and operatic experts to be the rising mezzo of our time.

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REVIEW:

Jamie Barton's voice is rich, generous, and vibrant, big and beautifully controlled, impeccably smooth throughout its range. It's the sort of voice you could listen to all day long, in any sort of repertoire. She's an intelligent and sensitive musician too, and evidently a good program-builder, here offering Dvorak and Sibelius to complement her Mahler.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Rückert Lieder (5) by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55/B 104 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
3.
Lieder und Gesänge, vol 3: no 3, Scheiden and Meiden by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
4.
Lieder und Gesänge, vol 2: no 2, Ich ging mit Lust by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; Budapest, Hungary 
5.
Lieder und Gesänge, vol 1: no 2, Erinnerung by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880-1883; Austria 
6.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
7.
Reed, reed, rustle, JS 42 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
8.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
9.
Runeberg Songs (7), Op. 13: no 2, A kiss's hope by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Finland 
10.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 5, March snow by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
11.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 4, Was it a dream? by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Jamie Barton (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Finland 

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