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Track(s) taken from CDH55202

Die Drossel, TrV49

First line:
Ich will ja nicht in Garten geh'n
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)
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

Dans les lieder de cette période, Strauss paraît osciller entre une naïveté, façon Volkslied, et une recherche d’atmosphère et de profondeur accrues. Die Drossel ressortit à la première catégorie (encore qu’il s’ouvre sur une fort originale cadence pianistique figurant le chant de la grive).

extrait des notes rédigées par Roger Vignoles © 2015
Français: Hypérion

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 - Günter Haumer & Ruby Hughes
Studio Master: CDA68074Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
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