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Schubert, Ibert, Mussorgsky / George London, Erik Werba

London / Schubert / Ibert / Mussorgsky / Duparc
Release Date: 01/26/2010 
Label:  Orfeo   Catalog #: 801091  
Composer:  Franz SchubertJacques IbertModest MussorgskyHenri Duparc
Performer:  George LondonErik WerbaPaul Ulanowsky
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

At the summit of a career that took him from Bayreuth to New York and Moscow, George London returned to the place where he had enjoyed his international break-through: the Theatre an der Wien. There he achieved the near-impossible: this true heroic baritone offered a lied recital that was as brilliant as it was subtle and touching. At the summit of a career that took him from Bayreuth to New York and Moscow, George London returned to the place where he had enjoyed his international break-through: the Theatre an der Wien. There he achieved the near-impossible: this true heroic baritone offered a lied recital that was as brilliant as it was subtle and touching. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 8, Der Atlas by Franz Schubert
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano), Paul Ulanowsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
2. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 12, Am Meer by Franz Schubert
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
3. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 13, Der Doppelgänger by Franz Schubert
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
4. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 11, Die Stadt by Franz Schubert
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
5. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 9, Ihr Bild by Franz Schubert
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
6. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 10, Das Fischermädchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
7. Chansons de Don Quichotte by Jacques Ibert
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Paris, France 
8. Songs and dances of death by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1877; Russia 
9. L'invitation au voyage by Henri Duparc
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1870; France 
10. Phidylé by Henri Duparc
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1882; France 
11. Chanson triste by Henri Duparc
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1868; France 
12. Extase by Henri Duparc
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
13. Le manoir de Rosemonde by Henri Duparc
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1879; France 

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