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MENDELSSOHN-HENSEL, F.: Lieder, Vol. 2 (Craxton, Dorn)

Felix Mendelssohn’s elder sister Fanny was for years just a footnote in music history, but is now recognised as a gifted composer in her own right. Possessing all of the fragile and intimate qualities of the German Romantic tradition, her songs are notable for their sensitive word-setting and deeply personal expressiveness. This second volume includes ten world première recordings and is a collection of mostly unknown and unpublished settings of German poets such as Heine, Goethe and Hölty, coupled with six songs in English to texts by Byron and Mary Alexander. Volume 1 can be found on Naxos 8.570981.


Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Heine, Heinrich, lyricist(s)

  Wenn der Frühling kommt mit dem Sonnenschein
1.   Wenn der Frühling kommt mit dem Sonnenschein 00:02:47
  Ach, die Augen sind es wieder
2.   Ach, die Augen sind es wieder 00:01:37
  Fichtenbaum und Palme
3.   Fichtenbaum und Palme 00:02:50
  Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen
4.   Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen 00:00:56
  Verlust
5.   Verlust 00:01:53
  Was will die einsame Trane
6.   Was will die einsame Trane 00:02:43
  Uber die Berge
7.   Uber die Berge 00:01:07
  Ich wandelte unter den Baumen
8.   Ich wandelte unter den Baumen 00:03:11

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Heine, Heinrich / Alexander, Mary, lyricist(s)

  Once o'er my dark and troubled life
9.   Once o'er my dark and troubled life 00:01:47
  I wander through the wood and weep
10.   I wander through the wood and weep 00:00:52
  What means the lonely tear
11.   What means the lonely tear 00:02:33

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Byron, Lord (George Gordon Byron), lyricist(s)

  Bright be the place of thy soul!
12.   Bright be the place of thy soul! 00:03:38
  Farewell
13.   Farewell 00:03:48
  There be none of Beauty's daughters
14.   There be none of Beauty's daughters 00:02:08

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Ruckert, Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  Zauberkreis
15.   Zauberkreis 00:02:34

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Kaufmann, Philipp / Burns, Robert, lyricist(s)

  Von dir, mein Lieb, ich scheiden muss
16.   Von dir, mein Lieb, ich scheiden muss 00:01:15

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Kerner, Justinus, lyricist(s)

  Totenklage
17.   Totenklage 00:02:20

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Hölty, Ludwig Heinrich Christoph, lyricist(s)

  In die Ferne
18.   In die Ferne 00:01:10
  6 Lieder, Op. 9: No. 6. Die Mainacht
19.   6 Lieder, Op. 9: No. 6. Die Mainacht 00:03:09
  Maigesang
20.   Maigesang 00:03:29
  Seufzer
21.   Seufzer 00:01:32
  Die Schiffende
22.   Die Schiffende 00:02:40

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, lyricist(s)

  Wenn ich mir in stiller Seele
23.   Wenn ich mir in stiller Seele 00:01:44
  Sehnsucht nach Italien
24.   Sehnsucht nach Italien 00:02:02
  Mignon
25.   Mignon 00:01:21
  Lied aus der Ferne
26.   Lied aus der Ferne 00:02:24

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von / Willemer, Marianne von, lyricist(s)

  Suleika: Wie mit innigstem Behagen
27.   Suleika: Wie mit innigstem Behagen 00:02:13

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny
Willemer, Marianne von, lyricist(s)

  Suleika: Ach, um deine feuchten Schwingen
28.   Suleika: Ach, um deine feuchten Schwingen 00:02:41

Total Playing Time: 01:02:24






Composer(s):
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny

Lyricist(s):
Alexander, Mary; Burns, Robert; Byron, Lord (George Gordon Byron); Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von; Heine, Heinrich; Hölty, Ludwig Heinrich Christoph; Kaufmann, Philipp; Kerner, Justinus; Ruckert, Friedrich; Willemer, Marianne von

Artist(s):
Craxton, Dorothea; Dorn, Babette

Label: Naxos

Genre: Vocal

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.572781

Barcode: 747313278176

Physical Release: 06/2013

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