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Track(s) taken from CDH55202

Die Drossel, TrV49

First line:
Ich will ja nicht in Garten geh'n
composer
1877; WoO34
author of text

Marie McLaughlin (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)
Recording details: April 1993
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: April 1995
Total duration: 2 minutes 15 seconds

Cover artwork: Photograph of Marie McLaughlin by Christian Steiner
 

Other recordings available for download

Ruby Hughes (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano) April 2015 Release
In songs of this period Strauss seems to alternate between relatively naïve, folk-song-like settings and attempts at greater depth and atmosphere. Die Drossel is an example of the former (though it begins with a highly original cadenza for the piano to represent the thrush’s song).

from notes by Roger Vignoles 2015

In anderen Liedern dieser Zeit scheint Strauss zwischen relativ naiven, volksliedartigen Vertonungen und tiefer gehenden, atmosphärischen Werken geschwankt zu haben. Die Drossel ist ein Beispiel für den ersteren Typus (obwohl es mit einer höchst originellen Klavierkadenz beginnt, die das Lied der Drossel repräsentiert).

aus dem Begleittext von Roger Vignoles 2015
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

Other albums featuring this work

Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 7
Studio Master: CDA6807430 March 2015 ReleaseStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
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