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Music Before Bach / Wunderlich


Release Date: 01/12/2018 
Label:  Swr Music   Catalog #: 19051  
Composer:  Ludwig SenflAnonymousPaul HofhaimerHeinrich Isaac,   ... 
Performer:  Edith KleinAdalbert NauberFritz WunderlichEmil Seiler,   ... 
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This release is a new installment of the SWR’s comprehensive series with recordings of the one-time tenor Fritz Wunderlich. This album contains a unique collection of Early Music repertoire written before the era of J. S. Bach. The recordings date back to the 1940s and the 1950s, and have been digitally remastered to ensure an exquisite audio experience. Although he never realized his due as a truly international star in his lifetime, Fritz Wunderlich has since become a favorite of opera lovers the world over. One has only to listen to his stunning voice to become a devotee for life. His vocal quality and strength combined with effortless expression and touching lyrical beauty make him one of the truly great tenors of the 20th century and Read more probably of all time. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lust hab ich ghabt zur Musica by Ludwig Senfl
Performer:  Edith Klein (Viola), Adalbert Nauber (Violin), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor),
Emil Seiler (Viola), Erich Wilke (Cello)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
2.
Entlaubet ist der Walde by Ludwig Senfl
Performer:  Edith Klein (Viola), Adalbert Nauber (Violin), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor),
Emil Seiler (Viola), Erich Wilke (Cello)
Period: Renaissance 
3.
Ich armes Käuzlein kleine by Ludwig Senfl
Performer:  Edith Klein (Viola), Adalbert Nauber (Violin), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor),
Emil Seiler (Viola), Erich Wilke (Cello)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
4.
Unsäglich Schmerz by Ludwig Senfl
Performer:  Edith Klein (Viola), Adalbert Nauber (Violin), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor),
Emil Seiler (Viola), Erich Wilke (Cello)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
5.
Ein alt bös Weib, song by Ludwig Senfl
Performer:  Edith Klein (Viola), Adalbert Nauber (Violin), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor),
Emil Seiler (Viola), Erich Wilke (Cello)
Period: Renaissance 
6.
Wie wohl ich trag, song by Ludwig Senfl
Performer:  Edith Klein (Viola), Adalbert Nauber (Violin), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor),
Emil Seiler (Viola), Erich Wilke (Cello)
Period: Renaissance 
7.
Ein Blümlein fein hab ich erwählt by Anonymous
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
8.
Was ich durch Glück by Paul Hofhaimer
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
Period: Renaissance 
9.
Ach, weiblich Art by Heinrich Isaac
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
10.
Ich schell mein Horn im Jammerton by Anonymous
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
11.
Es lebt mich hertz by Erasmus Lapicida
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
12.
Mein höchste Frucht by Adam Rener
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
13.
Apollo aller kunst ein hort by Adam von Fulda
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernst Laaff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz State University Institute Of Music Historical Instr.
14.
Plorabo die ac nocte by Alessandro Grandi
Performer:  Hermann Klaiss (Cello), Walter Henschel (Viola), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor),
Hermann Werdermann (Bass), Bertha Krimm (Violin), Karl-Georg Mentrup (Viola),
Max Schulze (Double Bass)
15.
Symphoniae sacrae, Op. 10: Es steh Gott auf, SWV 356 by Heinrich Schütz
Performer:  Max Schulze (Double Bass), Rolf Oscher (Violin), Bernhard Michaelis (Tenor),
Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Bertha Krimm (Violin), Hermann Klaiss (Cello),
Hermann Werdermann (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1647; Germany 
16.
Symphoniae sacrae, Op. 10: Was betrübst du dich, SWV 353 by Heinrich Schütz
Performer:  Max Schulze (Double Bass), Rolf Oscher (Violin), Bernhard Michaelis (Tenor),
Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Bertha Krimm (Violin), Hermann Klaiss (Cello),
Hermann Werdermann (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1647; Germany 
17.
Lamentationes Jeremiae: 2. Lektion zum Mittwoch der Karwoche by Johann Rosenmüller
Performer:  Fred Buck (Cello), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Lisedore Praetorius (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Germany 
18.
Lamentationes Jeremiae: 3. Lektion zum Gründonnerstag by Johann Rosenmüller
Performer:  Fred Buck (Cello), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Lisedore Praetorius (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Germany 
19.
Lamentationes Jeremiae: Incipit oratio Jeremiae by Johann Rosenmüller
Performer:  Fred Buck (Cello), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Lisedore Praetorius (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
20.
Wie bald hast du gelitten, GWV 1109/14 by Christoph Graupner
Performer:  Hermann Klaiss (Cello), Marianne Klemm-Ott (Viola), Rolf Oscher (Violin),
Bertha Krimm (Violin), Margot Guilleaume (Soprano), Hermann Werdermann (Bass),
Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Hanne Munch (Alto), Max Schulze (Double Bass),
Hermann Werdermann (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
21.
O wie selig sind, BuxWV 90 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Max Schulze (Double Bass), Rolf Oscher (Violin), Hermann Werdermann (Bass),
Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Bertha Krimm (Violin), Hermann Klaiss (Cello),
Lisedore Praetorius (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
22.
Surrexit Christus hodie, BuxWV 99 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Lisedore Praetorius (Harpsichord), Max Schulze (Double Bass), Hermann Klaiss (Cello),
Herbert Anton (Bassoon), Anna-Sophie Nübel (Viola), Rolf Oscher (Violin),
Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Margot Guilleaume (Soprano), Erika Winkler (Alto),
Bertha Krimm (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
23.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BuxWV 100 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Friedrich Engert (Double Bass), Bertha Krimm (Violin), Hermann Werdermann (Bass),
Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Hanne Munch (Alto), Horst Neumann (Violin),
Alfred Gemeinhardt (Cello), Manfred Hug (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
24.
Wo willst Du hin, weil's Abend ist by Johann Philipp Krieger
Performer:  Hermann Klaiss (Cello), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Bernhard Michaelis (Tenor),
Hermann Werdermann (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1698; Weissenfels, Germany 

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