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Bruckner: Symphony No 7; Wolf: Lieder / Fleming, Thielemann, Staatskapelle Dresden

Wolf / Fleming / Staatskapelle Dresden
Release Date: 07/30/2013 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 1115  
Composer:  Anton BrucknerHugo WolfRichard Strauss
Performer:  Renée Fleming
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Number of Discs: 1 
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The Dresden Staatskapelle has a living Bruckner tradition, stretching back a century and more, which is lovingly curated by its new music director, Christian Thielemann, who is himself a powerful advocate for the composer's symphonies as the pinnacle of the Austro-German tradition; and in particular for the Wagnerian resonances of the Seventh, whose Adagio was shaped by news of Wagner's death in Venice. Hugo Wolf was also deeply affected by that news; his songs, like Bruckner's symphonies, can be seen as oblique reflections on the influence of Wagner, especially when sung,
Read more as they are here by Renée Fleming, with the utmost delicacy and intimacy.

Hugo Wolf:
Verbogenheit
Er ist’s
Elfenlied
Anakreons Grab
Mignon (2nd version)

Richard Strauss: Befreit, Op. 39, No. 4

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107

Renée Fleming, soprano
Dresden Staatskapelle
Christian Thielemann, conductor

Recorded live at Semperoper Dresden, September 2012

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 106 mins
No. of DVDs: 1

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Mörike Lieder: no 6, Er ist's by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Mörike Lieder: no 16, Elfenlied by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Mörike Lieder: no 12, Verborgenheit by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Lieder (5), Op. 39: no 4, Befreit by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
6.
Goethe Lieder: no 6, Mignon II "Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt" by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Goethe Lieder: Anakreons Grab by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Written: 1888-89 

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