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Sehnsucht, Op 50 No 2
First line:
Oft am langen Tage
composer
1906
author of text

Recordings
'Sibelius: Songs' (CDH55471)
Sibelius: Songs
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Details
Track 19 on CDH55471 [2'19] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Sehnsucht, Op 50 No 2
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Lenzgesang (‘Spring song’) suffers from a piano accompaniment set in too low in register, which does not really blend with the voice, but the vocal part itself has exuberance and charm, as indeed does its immediate successor Sehnsucht (‘Longing’, or ‘Loneliness’). This has the simplicity and polish of the best Swedish settings, and the piano accompaniment has an affecting directness and economy. The piano part, syncopated chords gently adumbrated, lend the song a special pathos.

from notes by Robert Layton © 2002

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67318 track 19
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-02-31819
Duration
2'19
Recording date
28 June 2001
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Sibelius: Songs (CDA67318)
    Disc 1 Track 19
    Release date: April 2002
    Deletion date: April 2012
    Superseded by CDH55471
  2. Sibelius: Songs (CDH55471)
    Disc 1 Track 19
    Release date: December 2013
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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