Vienna: Fin de siecle (Vinyl LP) | Alpha ALPHA432

Vienna: Fin de siecle (Vinyl LP)


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Label: Alpha

Cat No: ALPHA432

Barcode: 3760014194320

Format: LP

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 30th August 2019



Barbara Hannigan (soprano)
Reinbert de Leeuw (piano)


Berg, Alban

Fruhe Lieder (Early Songs) (7)

Mahler, Alma

Lieder (4)
» no.1 Licht in der Nacht
Lieder (5) (1911)
» no.1 Die stille Stadt
» no.3 Laue Sommernacht
» no.5 Ich wandle unter Blumen

Schoenberg, Arnold

Lieder (4), op.2

Webern, Anton

Lieder (5) nach Gedichten von Richard Dehmel

Wolf, Hugo

Mignon I 'Heiss mich nicht reden' (Goethe-Lieder no.5)
Mignon II 'Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt' (Goethe-Lieder no.6)
Mignon III 'So lasst mich scheinen' (Goethe-Lieder no.7)
Mignon IV 'Kennst du das Land' (Goethe-Lieder no.9)

Zemlinsky, Alexander von

Gesange (5), op.7
» no.1 Da waren zwei Kinder
» no.2 Entbietung
» no.4 Irmelin Rose
Gesange (8), op.5
» no.1 Schlaf nur ein
» no.6 Tiefe Sehnsucht
Lieder (13), op.2
» no.8 Fruhlingstag
» no.13 Empfangniss


Barbara Hannigan (soprano)
Reinbert de Leeuw (piano)


After the huge success of her first album for Alpha, Crazy Girl Crazy (Alpha 293), which received a Grammy Award, a JUNO Classical Award in Canada, the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, FFFF in Télérama and DIAMANT in Opéra Magazine and was BBC Music Magazine CD of the Month, Barbara Hannigan is back with her long-time collaborator, the Dutch pianist and great interpreter of twentieth-century music Reinbert de Leeuw, for a recital exploring the roots of modern music, with the composers who left their mark on the turn of the twentieth century: Hugo Wolf (Mignon Lieder), Arnold Schoenberg (Vier Lieder, op.2), Anton Webern (Fünf Lieder nach Gedichten von R. Dehmel), Alexander Zemlinsky (selected Lieder), Alma Mahler (Die stille Nacht, etc.) and Alban Berg (Sieben frühe Lieder). From what has been called the Second Viennese School, an incredible mix of musicians, painters, writers and other artists frequenting salons and cafés, a completely new musical language was born. Barbara Hannigan is especially fond of this repertory and has long championed it. Of course, we think of Berg and his unforgettable Lulu: ‘The artist who sings’, as journalists often like to describe her, embodies this music with her legendary dramatic sense, making each of these lieder a story in itself, even a mini-opera...

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