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Track(s) taken from CDJ33107

Myrthen, Op 25

composer
January to early April 1840; presented to Clara on their wedding day in September 1840

Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
Recording details: November 2001
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: October 2002
Total duration: 13 minutes 29 seconds
 
1
Widmung  Du meine Seele, du mein Herz  [2'21]
2
3
4
Jemand  Mein Herz ist betrübt, ich sag' es nicht  [1'32]
5
6
7
Die Lotosblume  Die Lotusblume ängstigt  [1'39]
8
Talismane  Gottes ist der Orient!  [2'21]
9
Lied der Suleika  Wie mit innigstem Behagen  [2'55]
10
Die Hochländer-Witwe  Ich bin gekommen ins Niederland  [1'31]
11
Lied der Braut I  Mutter, Mutter! Glaube nicht  [2'30]
12
Lied der Braut II  Lass mich ihm am Busen hangen  [1'44]
13
14
Hochländisches Wiegenlied  Schlafe, süsser, kleiner Donald  [2'46]
15
Aus den „Hebräischen Gesängen“  Mein Herz ist schwer  [4'37]
16
Rätsel  Es flüstert's der Himmel, es murrt es die Hölle  [1'44]
17
18
Zwei Venetianische Lieder II  Wenn durch die Piazzetta  [1'02]
19
Hauptmanns Weib  Hoch zu Pferd!  [0'58]
20
Weit, weit  Wie kann ich froh und munter sein  [3'03]
21
Was will die einsame Träne?  [2'34]
22
Niemand  Ich hab' mein Weib allein  [0'58]
23
24
Du bist wie eine Blume  [1'43]
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26

Reviews

'Ideally sung, intelligently interpreted and marvellously accompanied' (Gramophone)

'warmly commended … lovely performances' (International Record Review)

'The latest disc in Hyperion’s series, The Songs of Robert Schumann, is perhaps the best yet … an exquisite performance of Schumann's wedding gift to Clara' (Classic FM Magazine)

'You will not hear the songs and duets on this disc better performed than they are here … this disc is thoroughly recommendable' (Fanfare, USA)

'Ian Bostridge … joins Dorothea Röschmann in what proves to be a quite delightfulful partnership' (Schubertian)

Other albums featuring this work

Schumann: The Complete Songs
CDS44441/5010CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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