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Track(s) taken from CDA67866

Im Vorübergehen, Op 81 No 1

First line:
Ich ging im Felde
1836; originally SATB
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: 1 minutes 19 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)
Im Vorübergehen (1836) is an alternative ‘Heidenröslein’ with a ‘happy’ end, whose comfortable, Biedermeier sway betrays its origins as a vocal quartet. (The solo arrangement is by one Fritz Schneider.)

from notes by Richard Wigmore © 2011

Im Vorübergehen (1836) est un «Heidenröslein» alternatif avec une fin «heureuse», dont l’influence Biedermeier sécurisante trahit son origine de quatuor vocal (l’arrangement pour voix solo est dû à un certain Fritz Schneider).

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

Im Vorübergehen (1836) ist eine Alternativversion des „Heidenrösleins“ mit einem „glücklichen“ Ende, dessen gemütliches, biedermeierartiges Hin- und Herwiegen die Ursprünge des Werks als Vokalquartett verrät. (Die Bearbeitung für Solostimme stammt von einem gewissen Fritz Schneider.)

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

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