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Track(s) taken from CDA67753

Wiegenlied

First line:
Schlumm’re sanft und milde
composer
18 September 1822; Sécheron, Switzerland
author of text
verses 2 & 3 by Waldemar Weinheimer

Katherine Broderick (soprano), Eugene Asti (piano)
Recording details: November 2008
Concert Hall, Wyastone Estate, Monmouth, United Kingdom
Produced by Andrew Keener
Engineered by Simon Eadon
Release date: July 2010
Total duration: 3 minutes 56 seconds

Cover artwork: Amalfi (1836 watercolour after a pencil drawing done in situ 1831) by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
The Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 21, fol. 123r
 
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Wiegenlied  Schlumm’re sanft und milde  [3'56]

Reviews

'Eugene Asti plays with a refreshingly light touch and a lively sense of rhythm' (Gramophone)

‘Hyperion’s series of Mendelssohn’s neglected vocal pieces continues to spread enchantment, thanks in part to young British talent. Katherine Broderick and Hannah Morrison, wonderfully clear and expressive sopranos, top the line-up gathered by Eugene Asti … genius is frequent and Mendelssohn’s charm almost constant’ (The Independent)
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