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Gottwald: Choral Transcriptions / Creed, SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart


Release Date: 11/06/2007 
Label:  Carus   Catalog #: 83181   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Maurice RavelAndré CapletOlivier MessiaenClaude Debussy,   ... 
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For more than twenty years the choral conductor and musicologist Clytus Gottwald has been transcribing piano-accompanied Lieder and instrumental works for a cappella choir. These arrangements employ techniques found in the music of Ligeti. These works, which make the highest demands on vocal ensembles, are presented here in a masterful interpretation by the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart. For more than twenty years the choral conductor and musicologist Clytus Gottwald has been transcribing piano-accompanied Lieder and instrumental works for a cappella choir. These arrangements employ techniques found in the music of Ligeti. These works, which make the highest demands on vocal ensembles, are presented here in a masterful interpretation by the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Počmes (3) de Stéphane Mallarmé: no 1, Soupir by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
2.
Miroirs: La vallée des cloches by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
3.
Quatuor pour la fin du temps: 5th movement, Louange ŕ l'Eternité de Jésus by Olivier Messiaen
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Silesia, Poland 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
4.
Early Songs (7): no 3, Die Nachtigall by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
5.
Early Songs (7): no 5, Im Zimmer by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
6.
Early Songs (7): no 4, Traumgekrönt by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
7.
Lieder (6): no 3, Vöglein Schwermut by Heinz Holliger
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956-1957 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
8.
Lieder (6): no 1, Herbst by Heinz Holliger
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956-1957 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
9.
Wesendonck Lieder: no 3, Im Treibhaus by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
10.
Wesendonck Lieder: no 5, Träume by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
11.
Rückert Lieder (5): no 3, Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
12.
Le miroir de Jésus by André Caplet
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; France 
Length: 8 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
13.
Soupir by Henri Duparc
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1869; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 

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