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Bei dir allein! – Schubert Songs

Catalogue numberBIS-1844 SACD
Release date2012-02-20
Orig. sample rate88200Hz
Total time61:40

International Record Review: Outstanding May 2012; Music Web International: Recording of the Month June 2012.

The momentous importance of Franz Schubert for the Lied genre has been compared to that of Shakespeare for the theatre – the same kind of instinctive and inexplicable genius, appearing without forewarning, unparalleled in its own era and never surpassed by later exponents. At the age of 17 he composed Gretchen am Spinnrade, often described as a milestone in the history of vocal music, and the more than 600 songs that followed it form an entire universe of emotions, atmospheres and moods – from the touching, utterly convincing portrayals of the joy and despair of young love in Bei dir allein! and Lied des Florio, to the almost Gothic drama of Der Zwerg and the utter despondency of Totengräbers Heimweh. This programme also includes some of Schubert's best-known songs, such as the carefree An Silvia, the serene Litanei, and the first Suleika song, regarded by Johannes Brahms as the most beautiful of all Lieder. Besides having a highly successful career in opera, the Swedish soprano Camilla Tilling has made a name for herself in concert and recital, and her previous recording for BIS – the Strauss recital Rote Rosen – was highly regarded on its release in 2010: 'The luminous and lyrical soprano of Camilla Tilling, which keeps its beautiful bloom even in the top register, is a pure joy for the ear' wrote the critic in Fono Forum, while his colleague in International Record Review praised her 'rounded golden tone' and her 'ability to float a vocal line that seems to hang effortlessly on the air demanding that time itself should stop.’ As on that disc, she is supported by the eminent pianist and chamber musician Paul Rivinius.
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Extra material for download
  Composer: Schubert, Franz
01 Bei dir allein! D866/2 02:10 $ 0.52 USD
02 Lied der Delphine, D857/1 04:17 $ 1.03 USD
03 Lied des Florio, D857/2 03:35 $ 0.86 USD
04 Suleika I, D720 05:42 $ 1.37 USD
05 Suleika II, D717 04:17 $ 1.03 USD
06 An Silvia, D891 02:47 $ 0.67 USD
07 Der Zwerg, D771 05:28 $ 1.31 USD
08 Geheimes, D719 01:56 $ 0.46 USD
09 Heimliches Lieben, D922 04:18 $ 1.03 USD
10 Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118 03:45 $ 0.90 USD
11 Frühlingsglaube, D686 03:13 $ 0.77 USD
12 Im Frühling, D882 04:10 $ 1.00 USD
13 Der Sänger am Felsen, D482 03:20 $ 0.80 USD
14 Totengräbers Heimweh, D842 06:27 $ 1.55 USD
15 Am Tage aller Seelen (Litanei), D343 04:10 $ 1.00 USD
  Album total 61:40
ComposerSchubert, Franz
SopranoTilling, Camilla
PianoRivinius, Paul

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