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Schubert: Choral Works / Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir


Release Date: 01/13/1998 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 454428   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Malcolm BilsonRobert JohnsonLynette AlcantaraGavin Edwards,   ... 
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.64) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - "...The Monteverdi Choir's singing tends to be best focused in the pieces Schubert composed for male or female voices independently....A horn-accompanied hunting song and the ghostly 'Gesang der Geister' are among the best moments..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.64) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - "...The Monteverdi Choir's singing tends to be best focused in the pieces Schubert composed for male or female voices independently....A horn-accompanied hunting song and the ghostly 'Gesang der Geister' are among the best moments..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
An die Sonne, D 439 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Written: 1816 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
2.
Gondelfahrer, D 809/Op. 28 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
3.
Die Nachthelle, D 892/Op. 134 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Robert Johnson (Tenor), Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
4.
Ständchen, D 920a (921) by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano), Lynette Alcantara (Alto)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
5.
Des Tages Weihe, D 763/Op. post. 146 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Written: 1822 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
6.
Psalm 23, D 706/Op. 132 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
7.
Gott in der Natur, D 757 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
8.
Nachtgesang im Wald, D 913/Op. 139 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gavin Edwards (French Horn), Christian Rutherford (French Horn), Anthony Halstead (French Horn),
Robert Maskell (French Horn), Tony Chidell (French Horn)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
9.
Sehnsucht, D 656 by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
10.
Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D 714b/Op. 167 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Alan George (Viola), Anette Isserlis (Viola), Timothy Mason (Cello),
Ruth Alford (Cello), Valerie Botwright (Double Bass)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
11.
Mondenschein, D 875/Op. 102 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Julian Podger (Tenor)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 
12.
Gebet, D 815 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Noel Mann (Bass), Lynette Alcantara (Alto), Angela Kazimierczuk (Soprano),
Robert Johnston (Tenor), Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Written: 1824 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, London, England 

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