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Schoeck: Notturno For Baritone And String Quartet; Schreker: Der Wind / Genz, Leipzig Quartet

Schoeck / Schreker / Leipziger Streichquartett
Release Date: 09/24/2013 
Label:  Md&g (Dabringhaus & Grimm)   Catalog #: 3071815   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Othmar SchoeckFranz Schreker
Performer:  Stephan Genz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Othmar Schoeck's Notturno, over forty minutes in length, is the featured work on this new recording by the Leipzig String Quartet and the baritone Stefan Genz. It is absolutely overwhelming how the musicians are able to discover so many multicolored and nuanced facets in a work initially creating the impression of great difficulty. Franz Schreker's rarely heard ballet pantomime Der Wind (The Wind) functions as a contrast. Othmar Schoeck's Notturno, over forty minutes in length, is the featured work on this new recording by the Leipzig String Quartet and the baritone Stefan Genz. It is absolutely overwhelming how the musicians are able to discover so many multicolored and nuanced facets in a work initially creating the impression of great difficulty. Franz Schreker's rarely heard ballet pantomime Der Wind (The Wind) functions as a contrast. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Notturno for Voice and Strings, Op. 47 by Othmar Schoeck
Performer:  Stephan Genz (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1933; Switzerland 
2.
Der Wind by Franz Schreker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria 

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