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Fünf Gesänge, Op 72

First line:
Es kehrt die dunkle Schwalbe
Nos 1 & 2: Vienna, May 1876; Nos 3 & 4: Vienna, March 1877; No 5: Vienna, 1875/6; published in July/August 1877



Brahms: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 - Robert Holl
Brahms: Songs
CDA66444Archive Service
Brahms: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 - Ian Bostridge
Studio Master: CDJ33126Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
The exquisite hour
Studio Master: SIGCD072Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
The shepherd on the rock
Studio Master: SIGCD429Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


No 1: Alte Liebe  Es kehrt die dunkle Schwalbe
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Track 7 on CDJ33124 [3'50]
Track 6 on SIGCD072 [3'00] Download only
No 2: Sommerfäden
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Track 8 on CDJ33124 [2'41]
No 3: O kühler Wald
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Track 5 on CDA66444 [2'07] Archive Service
Track 9 on CDJ33124 [2'08]
Track 5 on SIGCD429 [2'12] Download only
No 4: Verzagen  Ich sitz' am Strande der rauschenden See
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Track 10 on CDJ33124 [3'12]
No 5: Unüberwindlich  Hab ich tausendmal geschworen
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Track 17 on CDJ33126 [1'51]

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD072 track 6

Alte Liebe
Recording date
3 October 2005
Recording venue
St John's, Smith Square, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Andrew Mellor
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  1. The exquisite hour (SIGCD072)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: February 2006
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