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VVCD - 00209

VVCD - 00209

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Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951)
Romances

1 Gone Are My Heart's Desires, op.3, 2
2 At the Gate of the Holy Abode, op.3, 1
3 Inneres Wuhlen, op.6, 6
4 Mailied, op.6, 2
5 Liebliches Kind, op.6, 5
6. Sieh mich, Heil'ger, op.6, 7
7. Reiselied, op.61, 1
8 Gefunden. Epithalamion, op.6, 9
9 Lieb Liebchen, op. 12, 1
10 Whisper, Timid Breathing, op. 24, 7
11 Willow Over the Waters, op. 24, 2
12 Day and Night, op. 24, 1
13 Twilight, op. 24, 4
14 I came to you with Greetings, op.24, 8
15 O'er thee I bend, op. 24, 5
16 The Horse, op. 29, 4
17 The Rose, op. 29, 6
18 Incantation, op. 29, 7
19 Winter Evening, op. 13, 1
20 Echo, op. 32, 1
21 Memoirs, op. 32, 2
22 To a Day-dreamer, op. 32, 6
23 The Angel, op. 36, 1
24 The Flower, op. 36, 2
25 The Prisoner, op. 52, 7
26 The Ravens, op. 52, 2
27 The Waltz, op. 37, 4
28 Noon, op. 61, 6
29 Behold my visionary soul, op. 61, 7
30 Sie liebt mich! op.15, 4
31 Im Voruebergehn, op.6, 1
32 Praeludium, op. 46, 1
33 Cart of Life, op. 45, 2
34 The Song of the Night, op. 45, 3
Total: 77.18
From the vocal cycles: Three Romances, op.3, 1903 (1,2); Nine Songs from Goethe, op.6,1904 1905 (1-6,8); Eight Songs, op.61,1940- (7,28,29); Three Poems by Heine, op.12, 1907 1908(9); Eight Poems, . 24,1911(10-15); Seven Poems by A.Pushkin, op. 29, 1913 (16-18); Two Poems, op. 13, 1907 (19); Six Poems, op. 32, 1914 (20-22); Five Poems, op. 37, 1918 (27); Seven Songs on Poems by A.Pushkin, op. 52, 1929 1930 (25,26)
Poems by: A. Pushkin (1, 16-26, 33); M. Lermontov (2); J.Eichendorf (7); H.Heine (9); A.Fet (10,14,15,27); F.Tyutchev (11-13,28,29, 34); W.Goethe (3-6,8, 30 - 32; from the singspiels: Erwin und Elmire (3,6, 30), Claudine von Villa-Bella (5).

Vassili Savenko, bass-baritone, Boris Berezovsky, piano (1,2,5,9,10,14,16-18,20-22,25,28,29); Yana Ivanilova, soprano, Ekaterina Derzhavina, piano (3,4,6-8,11-13,15,19,23,24,26,27); Yana Ivanilova, soprano, Hamish Milne, piano (30-34)
Recorded: Concert Hall of the Gnessins Academy,15.02.2006 (4,8,11,19,23,24,26,27)
Studio N 5 of the State Recording House, 18.05.2007 (1,2,5,9,10,14,16-18,22,25); 19.05.2007(12,13,15); 20.05.2007 (20,21,28,29); 7.03.2005 (3,6,7)
Sound Producers: G.Karetnikov, N.Rouzhanskya, L.Doronina



 

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