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Alpenlied, Op 167 No 7

First line:
Froh, durch blüthenvolle Gründe
author of text

Andreas Späth (1792-1876) was born at Rossach near Coburg and received his musical training at the Hofkapelle of the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, excelling in composition, keyboard and clarinet. He took an appointment as organist in Switzerland in 1822 and from 1833 was music director in Neuchâtel, returning to Coburg as Kapellmeister and court organist in 1838. He composed 5 operas and wrote a significant corpus of clarinet music. This song of 1839, Op 167 No 7, was published as an appendix to his Sechs Schweizer Lieder.

from notes by Derek Watson © 2011


The Captive Nightingale
Studio Master: SIGCD398Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


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Track-specific metadata for SIGCD398 track 1

Recording date
13 December 2010
Recording venue
Trackdown Studios, Sydney, Australia
Recording producer
Bob Scott
Recording engineer
Bob Scott
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  1. The Captive Nightingale (SIGCD398)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: January 2016
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