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Die Drossel, TrV49

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

 
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

Recordings

Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 7
CDA6807430 March 2015 Release
Strauss: Songs
CDH55202

Details

Track 8 on CDA68074 [2'16] 30 March 2015 Release
Track 1 on CDH55202 [2'15]

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