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Die gefangene Nachtigall, Op 11

First line:
Diess Verlangen, diess Verlangen
author of text

Heinrich Proch (1809-1878) was a well-known Viennese conductor and singing teacher; pupils included Materna, Dustmann and Tietjens, and his daughter Louise was a professional singer. He composed an opera, operettas and over 200 songs. In Die gefangene Nachtigall (Op 11, 1842) the misery of a caged nightingale pining for forest freedom is characterised by the piteously faltering repeated notes that begin the clarinet’s introduction.

from notes by Derek Watson © 2011


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


Track 4 on SIGCD398 [5'02] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD398 track 4

Recording date
13 December 2010
Recording venue
Trackdown Studios, Sydney, Australia
Recording producer
Bob Scott
Recording engineer
Bob Scott
Hyperion usage
  1. The Captive Nightingale (SIGCD398)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: January 2016
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