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A Lost World: Schubert Songs and Duets / Phillips, Zeger, Shenyang


Release Date: 09/14/2018 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3544  
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian ZegerSusanna PhillipsShenyang
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These seldom-heard Schubert lieder- setting verses by German poets including Schiller and Goethe- reflect the Romantic era’s artistic obsession with the classical myths and literature of ancient Greece. The resulting songs and duets reveal levels of fantasy and nobility rarely found among Schubert’s nearly 700 lieder. As performed by renowned artists soprano Susanna Phillips, bass-baritone Shenyang, and pianist Brian Zeger, these memorable pieces will come as a revelation to lieder fans. Listeners who revisit the “lost world” of Greek antiquity in this recording will revel in its deep, three-dimensional splendor: the combined genius of Schubert, two legendary poets, and three marvelous musicians. These seldom-heard Schubert lieder- setting verses by German poets including Schiller and Goethe- reflect the Romantic era’s artistic obsession with the classical myths and literature of ancient Greece. The resulting songs and duets reveal levels of fantasy and nobility rarely found among Schubert’s nearly 700 lieder. As performed by renowned artists soprano Susanna Phillips, bass-baritone Shenyang, and pianist Brian Zeger, these memorable pieces will come as a revelation to lieder fans. Listeners who revisit the “lost world” of Greek antiquity in this recording will revel in its deep, three-dimensional splendor: the combined genius of Schubert, two legendary poets, and three marvelous musicians. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Götter Griechenlands, D 677 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Susanna Phillips (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Hektors Abschied, D 312/Op. 58 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Susanna Phillips (Soprano), Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Der entsühnte Orest, D 699 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Iphigenia, D 573/Op. 98 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Susanna Phillips (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Antigone und Oedip, D 542/Op. 6 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Susanna Phillips (Soprano), Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Written: 1817 
6.
Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D 583/Op. 24 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Fahrt zum Hades, D 526 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Elysium, D 584 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Susanna Phillips (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
9.
An Schwager Kronos, D 369/Op. 19 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Ganymed, D 544/Op. 19 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Susanna Phillips (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Prometheus, D 674 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren, D 360/Op. 65 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Grenzen der Menschheit, D 716 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Shenyang (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Der zürnenden Diana, D 707 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Brian Zeger (Piano), Susanna Phillips (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 

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