WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Brahms: Lieder / Barbara Hendricks, Roland Pontinen

Brahms / Hendricks,Barbara
Release Date: 07/16/2013 
Label:  Arte Verum   Catalog #: 11   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara HendricksRoland Pöntinen
Number of Discs: 1 
In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

For many years, Barbara Hendricks has been communicating her love of the lied in concerts and on disc. After Schumann, Schubert, Beethoven, Spanish songs and those of Poulenc, it is the turn of Brahms to find sublimation in this disc from the Swedish soprano, magnificently accompanied on the piano by her partner Roland Pöntinen and recorded between 2002-7.

Brahms composed more than 200 lieder throughout his career, though for the most part between 1851 and 1888. In the choice of texts he was generally guided by the climate or message of a poem, more than by its formal perfection; it was no doubt for this reason that he set very little Goethe to music, whose poems, he said, “are all so accomplished that music cannot be
Read more added to them”. His favourite theme was, naturally enough, love, in all its forms, whether evoking joy, optimism or nostalgia, loss, resignation, memory... One finds in these lieder authentic, personal experiences of Johannes Brahms. Caught between romanticism and classicism, he offered in his lieder music that is individual and consummate.
Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Songs (9), Op. 63: no 5, Junge Lieder I "Meine Liebe ist grün" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
2.
Songs (8), Op. 59: no 5, Agnes by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1858/73; Austria 
3.
Songs (8), Op. 57: no 8, Unbewegte laue Luft by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Austria 
4.
Songs (8), Op. 57: no 4, Ach, wende diesen Blick by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Austria 
5.
Songs (8), Op. 57: no 3, Es träumte mir, ich sei dir teuer by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Austria 
6.
Songs (8), Op. 57: no 2, Wenn du nur zuweilen lächelst by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
7.
Songs (8), Op. 57: no 1, Von waldbekränzter Höhe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Austria 
8.
Songs (7), Op. 95: no 4, Der Jäger by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1884; Austria 
9.
Songs (7), Op. 48: no 1, Der Gang zum Liebchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1862; Germany 
10.
Songs (6), Op. 86: no 2, Feldeinsamkeit by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
11.
Songs (6), Op. 86: no 1, Therese by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
12.
Songs (6), Op. 3: no 1, Liebestreu by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
13.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
14.
Songs (5), Op. 47: no 1, Botschaft by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
15.
Songs (5), Op. 107: no 5, Mädchenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1887; Austria 
16.
Songs (5), Op. 107: no 3, Das Mädchen spricht by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
17.
Songs (5), Op. 107: no 2, Salamander by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Austria 
18.
Songs (5), Op. 106: no 1, Ständchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1888; Austria 
19.
Songs (5), Op. 105: no 2, Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
20.
Songs (5), Op. 105: no 1, Wie Melodien zieht es mir by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
21.
Songs (4), Op. 96: no 2, Wir wandelten, wir zwei zusammen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Austria 
22.
Songs (4), Op. 96: no 1, Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Austria 
23.
Songs (4), Op. 43: no 1, Von ewiger Liebe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Austria 
24.
Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84: no 4, Vergebliches Ständchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
25.
Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84: no 2, Der Kranz by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1881; Austria 
26.
Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84: no 1, Sommerabend by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1881; Austria 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN - TRY IT FREE!
Listen to all your favorite classical music for only $20/month.
Sign up for your monthly subscription service and get unlimited access to the most comprehensive digital catalog of classical music in the world - new releases. bestsellers, advanced releases and more.
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In