Shostakovich: Gedichte, Op. 143a; Romanzen, Op. 62/140; Aus jüdischer Volkspoesie, Op. 79

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  • Release Date: 10/12/1999
  • Label: Capriccio
  • UPC: 845221002033
  • Catalog Number: 10778
  • Sales rank: 356,049


Disc 1
  1. 1–6 Poems (6) of Marina Tsvetayeva, for alto & piano, Op. 143 (orchestrated as Op 143a) - Dmitry Shostakovich & Michail Jurowski (18:51)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted byMichail Jurowski
    Performed byMichail Jurowski, WDR Orchestra, Köln, Tamara Sinyavskaya
    1. 1My poems
    2. 2Where does such tenderness come from?
    3. 3Hamlet's dialogue with conscience
    4. 4The poet and the Tsar
    5. 5No, the drum beat
    6. 6To Anna Akhmatova
  2. 7–12 Songs (6), for bass & small orchestra, Op .140 (second orchestration of Op62) - William Shakespeare & Dmitry Shostakovich (14:52)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted byMichail Jurowski
    Performed byMichail Jurowski, WDR Orchestra, Köln, Stanislaw Suleimanow
    1. 7To his sonne
    2. 8Oh wert thou in the cauld blast
    3. 9McPherson's farewell
    4. 10Jenny
    5. 11Sonnet LXVI
    6. 12The King's campaign
  3. 13–23 From Jewish Folk Poetry, song cycle for soloists & piano, Op. 79 (orchestrated as Op 79a) - Dmitry Shostakovich & Nina Fomina (22:58)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted byMichail Jurowski
    Performed byNina Fomina, Michail Jurowski, WDR Orchestra, Köln, Tamara Sinyavskaya, Arkady Mishenkin
    1. 13Lament for a dead infant
    2. 14The solicitous mother and aunt
    3. 15Lullaby: Little son, my fairest
    4. 16Before a long separation (Farewell)
    5. 17Warning
    6. 18The abandoned father
    7. 19Song of want
    8. 20Winter
    9. 21The good life
    10. 22Song of the young girl
    11. 23Good fortune
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