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Matthias Goerne Sings German Arias
Matthias Goerne Sings German Arias (Decca 480 5770)
SKU: 16059
Price:
AU $8.95

  
Label: Decca Cat. No.: 480 5770 Medium: CD No. Discs: 1
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'Operatic justice', writes J.B. Steane in his informative and amusing note for this album, 'is a law unto itself, and the baritone has been prominent among its victims. Unlucky in love, he is seen in the most favourable light as a father-figure and is otherwise all too often the villain of the piece. He may be manly but is rarely heroic. He will have his arias, his moments of glory, yet (uncannily, it must seem to him) their place is rarely at the centre of the opera, or for that matter, part of its last-act climax.'

Beginning with a bracket of Mozart arias, this colourful recital, recorded by Matthias Goerne in 2000, takes us through the terrains of mid- and late-19th century opera - Wagner, Humperdinck, Richard Strauss - to the early 20th-century with the moving 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wahnen' from Korngold's Die tote Stadt, to two brief excerpts from Berg's Wozzeck.

Matthias Goerne both works within the tradition and extends it. Like his predecessors, from Schlusnus to Fischer-Dieskau, he has developed his careers in opera and song side by side, though it is true that his fame and hitherto his work as a recording artist have centred less on opera than on Lieder and oratorio. His operatic recording debut was spotted by Gramophone magazine and described as 'an impressive appearance', as Prometheus in the large cast of Braunfels's Die Vogel.

"[Goerne's] powerful Count [makes for] a strong, wilful presence ... Faust's solo from the end of the second part of Schumann's work, the Spielmann's lovely piece from the close of the Humperdinck and the aria from Die tote Stadt are all sung with feeling and beauty, especially the Korngold, which is wholly beguiling, the real piece of gold in this programme." - Gramophone.

"This is a voice with a honeyed, mellow beauty right through its range, and considerable power when needed" - MusicWeb International.

A Decca Eloquence CD.

Artists: Matthias Goeme (baritone), Dorothea Roschmann (soprano), Children's choir from Adolf Fredriks Music School, Ladies of the Swedish Radio Choir.
Composers: Berg, Humperdinck, Korngold, Mozart, Schumann, Richard Strauss, Wagner.
Conductors: Manfred Honeck.
Orchestras: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Tracks: WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Die Zauberflote
Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja
Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen
Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)
Ein Madchen oder Weibchen

Le nozze di Figaro
Hai gia vinta la causa!
Crudel! perche finora
Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)

Don Giovanni
Deh, vieni alla finestra

RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)
Tannhauser
Blick ich umher in diesem edlen Kreise
Wie Todesahnung ... O du mein holder Abendstern

ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Szenen aus Goethes Faust
Ein Sumpf zieht am Gebirge hin

ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK (1854-1921)
Konigskinder
Verdorben! Gestorben! ... Ihr Kindlein, sie sind gefunden
Children's Choir from Adolf Fredriks Music School

RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Ariadne auf Naxos
Harlekinlied
Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)

ERICH KORNGOLD (1897-1957)
Die tote Stadt
Mein Sehnen, mein Wahnen
Ladies of the Swedish Radio Choir

ALBAN BERG (1885-1935)
Wozzeck
Wir arme Leut!
Dort links geht's in die Stadt ... Du sollst da bleiben, Marie
Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)
Medium: CD
No. of Discs: 1
SKU #: 16059
Label: Decca
Catalog #: 480 5770
Price: AU $8.95   
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