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Gods & Monsters / Phan, Huang


Release Date: 01/20/2017 
Label:  Avie   Catalog #: 2368   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertJohannes BrahmsGustav MahlerLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Nicholas PhanMyra Huang
Number of Discs: 1 
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Fulfilling a life-long fascination with myths and legends, tenor Nicholas Phan pairs with pianist Myra Huang for Gods & Monsters, exploring great Austrian and German Romantic composers’ meditations on the title subjects and their fellow-fantastical creatures such as witches, knights and kings. The wide-ranging program includes songs by Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann and Wolf. Fulfilling a life-long fascination with myths and legends, tenor Nicholas Phan pairs with pianist Myra Huang for Gods & Monsters, exploring great Austrian and German Romantic composers’ meditations on the title subjects and their fellow-fantastical creatures such as witches, knights and kings. The wide-ranging program includes songs by Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann and Wolf. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
An die Leier, D 737/Op. 56 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822-1823; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Ganymed, D 544/Op. 19 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Atys, D 585 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Der Musensohn, D 764/Op. 92 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Der Sänger, D 149 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Deutsche Volkslieder (49), WoO 33: no 29, Es war ein... by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1894; Germany 
7.
Des Knaben Wunderhorn: no 7, Rheinlegendchen by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1898; Hamburg, Germany 
8.
Des Knaben Wunderhorn: no 9, Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1898; Hamburg, Germany 
9.
Songs (6), Op. 75: no 3, Aus Goethes Faust by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Der Zwerg, D 771/Op. 22 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822-1823; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Liederkreis, Op. 39: no 3, Waldesgespräch by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
12.
Mörike Lieder: no 44, Der Feuerreiter by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Songs (12), Op. 8: no 8, Andres Maienlied "Hexenlied" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1828; Germany 
14.
Lieder Album für die Jugend, Op. 79: no 12, Der Sandmann by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
15.
Goethe Lieder: no 11, Der Rattenfänger by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Mörike Lieder: no 16, Elfenlied by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Mörike Lieder: no 48, Storchenbotschaft by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Volkskinderlieder (15), WoO 31: no 4, Sandmännchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Myra Huang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 

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