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Wagner, Strauss / Richard Hickox, Jard Van Nes, Et Al


Release Date: 06/21/2005 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10313   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerRichard Strauss
Performer:  Jard Van NesLesley HatfieldStephen ReayRobert Plane,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Richard the First and Richard the Third - Wagner and Strauss - share this disc. These titles were conferred by the conductor Hans von Bulow, who said that after Wagener there could be no Richard the Second. There is no doubt that, one way or the other, they dominated German music for a hundred years. Here they are represented by works slighter than their major operatic masterpieces, but masterly nonetheless. Richard the First and Richard the Third - Wagner and Strauss - share this disc. These titles were conferred by the conductor Hans von Bulow, who said that after Wagener there could be no Richard the Second. There is no doubt that, one way or the other, they dominated German music for a hundred years. Here they are represented by works slighter than their major operatic masterpieces, but masterly nonetheless. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
2.
Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jard Van Nes (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranger: Hans Werner Henze. 
3.
Wesendonck Lieder: no 5, Träume by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lesley Hatfield (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Notes: Version: 1857 
4.
Duet-Concertino for Clarinet, Bassoon, Strings and Harp, AV 147 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Stephen Reay (Bassoon), Robert Plane (Clarinet), Christina Rhys (Harp)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1947; Germany 
5.
Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60: Prelude by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911/1916; Germany 
6.
Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60: Dance Scene by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911/1916; Germany 

Sound Samples

Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a (excerpts): The Prologue: Overture: Andante -
Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a (excerpts): Dance Scene: Allegretto
Duett-Concertino, TrV 293: I. Allegro moderato -
Duett-Concertino, TrV 293: II. Andante -
Duett-Concertino, TrV 293: III. Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91, "Wesendonck-Lieder": No. 1. Der Engel
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91, "Wesendonck-Lieder": No. 2. Stehe still!
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91, "Wesendonck-Lieder": No. 3. Im Treibhaus
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91, "Wesendonck-Lieder": No. 4. Schmerzen
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91, "Wesendonck-Lieder": No. 5. Traume
Siegfried Idyll, Op. 103: Siegfried Idyll
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91 (arr. for solo violin and orchestra): 5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91: No. 5. Traume (arr. for solo violin and orchestra)

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