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Christoph Genz - Portrait

Gens,Christoph
Release Date: 02/09/2010 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 184772   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry PurcellGabriel VoigtlanderJohann NauwachJohann Wolfgang Franck,   ... 
Performer:  Christoph GenzMichael FreimuthJulius DrakeSabine Kittel,   ... 
Conductor:  Ludwig Güttler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Virtuosi SaxoniaeHallé Madrigal Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Christoph Genz is one of the most-sought-after tenors of our time. His radiantly clear lyric tenor boasts such a wide spectrum of timbres, even in soft singing, that his lieder singing is as much of a delight as his operatic and sacred music roles. Christoph Genz is one of the most-sought-after tenors of our time. His radiantly clear lyric tenor boasts such a wide spectrum of timbres, even in soft singing, that his lieder singing is as much of a delight as his operatic and sacred music roles. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Oedipus, Z 583: Music for a while by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christoph Genz (), Michael Freimuth (Lute), Michael Freimuth (Theorbo)
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1692; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Dort saß am Wasserstrande, for voice & continuo by Gabriel Voigtlander
Performer:  Michael Freimuth (Lute), Michael Freimuth (Theorbo), Christoph Genz ()
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3.
Ach Liebste, laß uns eilen by Johann Nauwach
Performer:  Michael Freimuth (Lute), Michael Freimuth (Theorbo), Christoph Genz ()
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
4.
Der Gedank' macht Seelen krank, for voice & continuo by Johann Wolfgang Franck
Performer:  Christoph Genz (), Michael Freimuth (Lute), Michael Freimuth (Theorbo)
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5.
O Tuneful Voice, H 26a no 42 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Julius Drake (Piano), Christoph Genz ()
Period: Classical 
Written: circa ?1795; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
6.
Original Canzonettas Book 1, H 26a: no 28, Despair by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Christoph Genz (), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7.
Original Canzonettas Book 2, H 26a: no 31, Sailor's Song by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Christoph Genz (), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8.
Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54: no 1, Widerstehe doch der Sünde by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sabine Kittel (Flute), Jobst Schneiderath (Harpsichord), Andreas Schober (Oboe),
Uwe Zimmermann (Harpsichord), Friedwart-Christian Dittmann (Cello), Bernd Haubold (Double Bass),
Erik Reike (Bassoon), Christoph Genz (), Friedrich Kircheis (Organ)
Conductor:  Ludwig Güttler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Virtuosi Saxoniae,  Hallé Madrigal Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 2 Secs. 
9.
Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, BWV 55 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Friedrich Kircheis (Organ), Bernd Haubold (Double Bass), Sabine Kittel (Flute),
Andreas Schober (Oboe), Friedwart-Christian Dittmann (Cello), Christoph Genz (),
Jobst Schneiderath (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Ludwig Güttler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Virtuosi Saxoniae,  Hallé Madrigal Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 9 Secs. 
10.
Abendempfindung, K 523 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christoph Genz (), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
11.
Second Booke of Songes or Ayres: no 2, Flow, my teares by John Dowland
Performer:  Michael Freimuth (Lute), Christoph Genz (), Michael Freimuth (Theorbo)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1600; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
12.
First Booke of Ayres: It was a lover and his lasse by Thomas Morley
Performer:  Michael Freimuth (Theorbo), Michael Freimuth (Lute), Christoph Genz ()
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1600; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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