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Britten, Doráti, Krenek: Oboe Music / Jahren, Westenholz


Release Date: 07/26/2005 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 737   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenAntal DorátiErnst Krenek
Performer:  Helen JahrenElisabeth Westenholz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) for ob by various composers. Soloists: Helen Jahren, Elisabeth Westenholz. Includes work(s) for ob by various composers. Soloists: Helen Jahren, Elisabeth Westenholz. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Temporal Variations for Oboe and Piano by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe), Elisabeth Westenholz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Length: 13 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2. Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid for Oboe solo, Op. 49 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
Length: 13 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3. Insect Pieces by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe), Elisabeth Westenholz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4. Pieces (5) for Oboe solo by Antal Doráti
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; USA 
Length: 13 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5. Duo Concertante for Oboe and Piano by Antal Doráti
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe), Elisabeth Westenholz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1984; USA 
Length: 14 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6. Sonatina for Oboe solo, Op. 156 by Ernst Krenek
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
7. Pieces (4) (1966) by Ernst Krenek
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe), Elisabeth Westenholz (Piano)
8. Pieces (4) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 193 by Ernst Krenek
Performer:  Helen Jahren (Oboe), Elisabeth Westenholz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Temporal Variations: Theme
Temporal Variations: Oration
Temporal Variations: March
Temporal Variations: Exercises
Temporal Variations: Commination
Temporal Variations: Chorale
Temporal Variations: VII. Waltz
Temporal Variations: VIII. Polka
Temporal Variations: IX. Resolution
6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49 xx: I. PAN who played upon the reed pipe which was Syrinx, his beloved
6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49 xx: II. PHAETON who rode upon the chariot of the sun for one day and was hurled into the river Padus by a thunderbolt
6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49 xx: III. NIOBE who, lamenting the death of her fourteen children, was turned into a mountain
6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49 xx: IV. BACCHUS at whose feasts is heard the noise of gaggling women's tattling tongues and shouting out of boys
6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49 xx: V. NARCISSUS who fell in love with his own image and became a flower
6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49 xx: VI. ARETHUSA who, flying from the love of Alpheus the river god, was turned into a fountain
2 Insect Pieces: I. The Grasshopper
2 Insect Pieces: II. The Wasp
5 Pieces: I. La cigale et la fourmie (d'apres Lafontaine)
5 Pieces: II. Lettre d'amour
5 Pieces: III. Fugue a trois voix
5 Pieces: IV. Berceuse
5 Pieces: V. Legerdemain
Duo Concertante: I. -
Duo Concertante: II. -
Sonatina: I. Allegro
Sonatina: II. Adagietto
Sonatina: III. Vivace
Sonatina: IV. Andante
4 Pieces, Op. 193: I. -
4 Pieces, Op. 193: II. -
4 Pieces, Op. 193: III. -
4 Pieces, Op. 193: IV. -

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