Meyerbeer: Songs

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All Music Guide - Stephen Eddins
Naxos has released recitals devoted to the little-known songs by Romantic opera composers Bellini and Donizetti and continues its series with this album featuring Giacomo Meyerbeer, whose French grand operas were once central to the repertoire, but have now for the most part faded into semi-obscurity. Meyerbeer was born in Berlin, achieved his first success with Rossinian operas in Italian, and established his legacy in Paris, so it is appropriate that the recital includes songs in Italian, French, and German. The songs are consistently graceful, charming, and lyrical, and are varied in tone. Soprano Sivan Rotem has the coloratura to easily handle these often ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Eddins
Naxos has released recitals devoted to the little-known songs by Romantic opera composers Bellini and Donizetti and continues its series with this album featuring Giacomo Meyerbeer, whose French grand operas were once central to the repertoire, but have now for the most part faded into semi-obscurity. Meyerbeer was born in Berlin, achieved his first success with Rossinian operas in Italian, and established his legacy in Paris, so it is appropriate that the recital includes songs in Italian, French, and German. The songs are consistently graceful, charming, and lyrical, and are varied in tone. Soprano Sivan Rotem has the coloratura to easily handle these often operatically challenging songs, and she sings with thoughtful and effective attention to characterization, highlighting the emotional range of the music. Pianist Jonathan Zak offers strong and sensitive accompaniment. Naxos' sound is immediate and clean.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/22/2011
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 747313236770
  • Catalog Number: 8572367
  • Sales rank: 354,351

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Le ricordanze, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Gaetano Rossi (3:23)
  2. 2 De miei giorni, canzona for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (2:49)
  3. 3 Work(s): Il nascere e il fiorire d'una rosa - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (2:38)
  4. 4–9 Canzonettes italiennes (6), for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Pietro Metastasio (13:29)
  5. 5 La dame invisible, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (4:52)
  6. 6 Rachel à Nephtali, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Emile Deschamps (5:11)
  7. 7 Ballade de la reine Marguerite de Valois, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (2:53)
  8. 8 Sur la balcon, romance for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (5:12)
  9. 9 La baptême, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (2:25)
  10. 10 La folle de St. Joseph, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (3:47)
  11. 11 Chant de mai, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (3:44)
  12. 12 Nella, chansonette for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Emile Deschamps (3:17)
  13. 13 Komm du schönes Fischermädchen (Guide au bord), song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Heinrich Heine (2:01)
  14. 14 Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Heinrich Heine (2:00)
  15. 15 Hör' ich das Liedchen klingen (De ma première amie), song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Heinrich Heine (1:17)
  16. 16 Suleika, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (2:38)
  17. 17 Lied des venezianischen Gondoliers, song for voice & piano ("Mina") - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Michael Beer (1:46)
  18. 18 Luft von Morgen (le Pénitent), song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (3:21)
  19. 19 Der Garten des Herzens, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Wilhelm Müller (1:00)
  20. 20 Scirocco, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Michael Beer (1:34)
  21. 21 Früling im Versteck, song for voice & piano - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jonathan Zak (2:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sivan Rotem Primary Artist
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