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The Low Bass - Art Songs From The Bass Repertoire / Maynor


Release Date: 02/25/2003 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 7244   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertHugo WolfCamille Saint-SaënsAnge Flégier,   ... 
Performer:  Kevin MaynorRichard Woitach
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Reviewing Kevin Maynor's CD, Paul Robeson Remembered, Fanfare magazine exclaimed, "This is a super voice - a voice to compare not only to Robeson but also to Alexander Kipnis, to Boris Christoff, even to Ezio Pinza - in other words to the very greatest bass voices of the century." Mr. Maynor has scored successes in over 40 operatic roles in five different languages. The first apprentice artist from the West to study at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Mr. Maynor is a Fulbright Award winner and a recipient of the George London Award, as well as a Richard Tucker Career Grant winner. Critics have praised his "charismatic stage presence as well as superb voice," his "powerful resonant tone" and the "jewel in his dark, bass voice." He has a Read more diploma from the Manhattan School of Music and Masters degrees from Northwestern University and the Moscow Conservatory. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Indiana University in Bloomington. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Der Tod und das Mädchen, D 531/Op. 7 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (Bass), Richard Woitach (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
2.
Der Wanderer, D 493/Op. 4 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
3.
Michelangelo Lieder (3) by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (Bass), Richard Woitach (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
4.
Danse macabre by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Language: French 
5.
Le cor by Ange Flégier
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Language: French 
6.
Lieder (6), Op. 56: no 3, Im Spätboot by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Language: German 
7.
Gesänge (2), Op. 51: no 2, Der Einsame by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
8.
Gesänge (2), Op. 51: no 1, Das Thal by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
9.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 2, Morning by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (Bass), Richard Woitach (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Language: Russian 
10.
Sadly rustled the leaves by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (Bass), Richard Woitach (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Russia 
Language: Russian 
11.
Songs (5), Op. 105: no 5, Verrat by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (Bass), Richard Woitach (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Language: German 
12.
The Assassination "2 Fates Discuss a Human Problem" by Norman Dello Joio
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Austria 
Language: English 
13.
Songs (9) for Baritone and Piano: To a Sinister Potato by Jack Beeson
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
14.
Der Erlkönig, D 328 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Richard Woitach (Piano), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 

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