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Zemlinsky: Lyric Symphony, Etc / Beaumont, Karlsen, Et Al


Release Date: 05/20/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10069   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander von Zemlinsky
Performer:  Franz GrundheberTurid KarlsenPetra-Janina SchulzJaroslav Brezina,   ... 
Conductor:  Antony Beaumont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc contains the premiere recording of Zemlinsky's complete incidental music to Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'. The works are conducted by Antony Beaumont, a world authority on Zemlinsky, whose previous interpretations of the composer's works were universally admired for their authenticity and sheer musicality. Recorded in: Dvorák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague 14-19 May 2002 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens (Executive) Milan Slavický Sound Engineer(s) Oldrich Slezák (Prague) Holger Mohrmann (Bremen) This disc contains the premiere recording of Zemlinsky's complete incidental music to Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'. The works are conducted by Antony Beaumont, a world authority on Zemlinsky, whose previous interpretations of the composer's works were universally admired for their authenticity and sheer musicality. Recorded in: Dvorák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague 14-19 May 2002 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens (Executive) Milan Slavický Sound Engineer(s) Oldrich Slezák (Prague) Holger Mohrmann (Bremen) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lyric Symphony, Op. 18 by Alexander von Zemlinsky
Performer:  Franz Grundheber (Baritone), Turid Karlsen (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antony Beaumont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Austria 
Language: German 
2.
Cymbeline by Alexander von Zemlinsky
Performer:  Petra-Janina Schulz (Spoken Vocals), Jaroslav Brezina (Tenor), Christian Bergmann (Spoken Vocals),
Franz Grundheber (Spoken Vocals), Christoph Jacobi (Spoken Vocals), Thomas C. Zinke (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Antony Beaumont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913-1915; Austria 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Lyrische Symphonie (Lyric Symphony), Op. 18: I. I Ich bin friedlos -
Lyrische Symphonie (Lyric Symphony), Op. 18: II. Mutter, der junge Prinz -
Lyrische Symphonie (Lyric Symphony), Op. 18: III. Du bist die Abendwolke -
Lyrische Symphonie (Lyric Symphony), Op. 18: IV. Sprich zu mir, Geliebter -
Lyrische Symphonie (Lyric Symphony), Op. 18: V. Befrei' mich von den Branden -
Lyrische Symphonie (Lyric Symphony), Op. 18: VI. Vollende denn das letzte Lied -
Lyrische Symphonie (Lyric Symphony), Op. 18: VII. Friede, mein Herz
Cymbeline: Prelude
Cymbeline: Act I Scene 3: Introduction -
Cymbeline: Act I Scene 3: Closing Music
Cymbeline: Act II Scene 3: Horch, horch! Die Lerche (Hark, hark, the lark) (Cloten)
Cymbeline: Act IV: Introduction
Cymbeline: Act IV Scene 2: Solemn Music
Cymbeline: Act IV Scene 2: Scheust nicht mehr der Sonne Gluhn (Fear no more the heat o' th' sun) (Guiderius, Arviragus)
Cymbeline: Act IV: Closing Music
Cymbeline: Act V: Introduction
Cymbeline: Act V Scene 4: Melodrama: Nicht langer kuhle, Donnergott (No more thou thunder-master) (Sicilius, Mother, Brothers, Jupiter)

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