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Track(s) taken from CDA67866

Hinkende Jamben, Op 62 Book I No 5

First line:
Ein Liebchen hatt ich, das auf einem Aug'schielte
published in 1837
author of text

Florian Boesch (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Recording details: May 2010
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: May 2011
Total duration: 0 minutes 49 seconds

Cover artwork: The Fisherman and the Syren: From a ballad by Goethe (1857) by Frederic Leighton (1830-1896)
© Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery / Bridgeman Art Library, London


'As for the singing, I cannot praise it too highly. Florian Boesch has a warmly attractive baritone voice and his diction is first class, as is his response to the word meanings. Roger Vignoles's accompaniments, too, give great pleasure in themselves, especially in the pictorial devices which Loewe so relishes. The recording, as we expect from Hyperion, is first-class … if you are new to Loewe's music, I do urge you to try this richly rewarding CD. You won't be disappointed' (Gramophone)

'Boesch's performance demonstrates huge imaginative variety in characterisation … in such ways, Boesch emulates Loewe's own reputation, singing to his own accompaniment, as an 'actor-singer'. Vignoles matches him in playing of perception in what is pretty well an ideal introduction to a fascinating figure' (BBC Music Magazine)

'There is no better introduction to this great song composer; there are scarcely any more perfect song recitals on disc' (Classical Music)
Hinkende Jamben comes from a set of twelve settings of Friedrich Rückert published in 1837 and is a witty jeu d’esprit that reflects the poet’s limping iambics in both rhythm and melodic contour.

from notes by Richard Wigmore © 2011

Hinkende Jamben provient d’un recueil de douze poèmes de Friedrich Rückert que Loewe a mis en musique et qui ont été publiés en 1837 et est un jeu d’esprit spirituel qui reflète les iambes boiteux du poète, en matière de rythme comme de contour mélodique.

extrait des notes rédigées par Richard Wigmore © 2011
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Hinkende Jamben stammt aus einem Band mit zwölf Rückert-Liedern, der 1837 herausgegeben wurde und ist ein geistreiches jeu d’esprit, in dem die hinkenden Jamben des Dichters sowohl rhythmisch als auch melodisch nachgezeichnet werden.

aus dem Begleittext von Richard Wigmore © 2011
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

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