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Ständchen

First line:
Leise flehen meine Lieder
composer
1997
author of text

 
The medium of radio inspired the short song Ständchen (1997). During Schubert’s bicentenary year, BBC Radio 3 invited many composers to choose one of his song texts and set it again. Separated from one of Schubert’s greatest-ever melodies, Rellstab’s verse still has a gentle, wistful charm whose muted, nocturnal atmosphere I have attempted to capture.

from notes by Judith Weir © 2006

Recordings

Weir: On buying a horse & other songs
SIGCD087Download only

Details

Track 23 on SIGCD087 [3'15] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD087 track 23

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-06-08723
Duration
3'15
Recording date
9 November 2005
Recording venue
The Warehouse, Waterloo, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Clive Portbury & Tony Sellors
Recording engineer
Michael Bacon
Hyperion usage
  1. Weir: On buying a horse & other songs (SIGCD087)
    Disc 1 Track 23
    Release date: November 2006
    Download only
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