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Cornelius: Complete Lieder Vol 1 / Landshamer, Schafer, Hausmann, Veit

Cornelius / Landshamer / Schafer / Veit
Release Date: 08/27/2013 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8572556  
Composer:  Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Markus SchäferMatthias VeitChristina LandshamerMathias Hausmann
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Peter Cornelius thought of himself as a ‘Poet-Musician’ and almost all of his mature compositions were vocal. His early attachment to the New German school of Liszt and Wagner was strong but his songs, almost half of which were written in Weimar, retain a very personal quality. A gifted poet, he set a number of his own lyrics. With their colourful piano accompaniments, his songs possess economy, atmosphere and show an interest in cyclical writing. Whether mournful or, in the Rhenish Songs, exuberantly outgoing, they reveal his imaginative command of the medium. This is the first volume of Cornelius’ complete Lieder. Peter Cornelius thought of himself as a ‘Poet-Musician’ and almost all of his mature compositions were vocal. His early attachment to the New German school of Liszt and Wagner was strong but his songs, almost half of which were written in Weimar, retain a very personal quality. A gifted poet, he set a number of his own lyrics. With their colourful piano accompaniments, his songs possess economy, atmosphere and show an interest in cyclical writing. Whether mournful or, in the Rhenish Songs, exuberantly outgoing, they reveal his imaginative command of the medium. This is the first volume of Cornelius’ complete Lieder. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trauer und Trost, Op. 3 by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Markus Schäfer (Tenor), Matthias Veit (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Weimar, Germany 
2.
Brautlieder by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Christina Landshamer (Soprano), Matthias Veit (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
3.
An Bertha, Op. 15 by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Markus Schäfer (Tenor), Matthias Veit (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865/1873 
4.
Rheinische Lieder (3) by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Matthias Veit (Piano), Mathias Hausmann (Bass-baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
5.
Lieder (6), Op. 5: no 1, Botschaft by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Matthias Veit (Piano), Mathias Hausmann (Bass-baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1862; Weimar, Germany 
6.
Lieder (3), Op. 4 by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Markus Schäfer (Tenor), Matthias Veit (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Weimar, Germany  
7.
Lieder (6), Op. 1 by Peter Cornelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 

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