This edition of Berlioz's song cycle includes a reprint of the Breitkopf full score of 1900-07 and the Costallat & Cie. vocal score of 1834. This edition offers an excellent opportunity to compare and contrast the two versions.
This edition includes Les Nuits d'Ete; La mort d'Ophelie; La Belle Isabeau; Zaide; Le Matin; and Petit Oiseau. With a preface, appendix of alternate versions of songs from Les Nuits d'Ete; song texts; and an index.
With mezzo-soprano Elsa Maurus and the Orchestre National de Lille. Also included is Chausson's Poeme de l'amour et de la mer, and La Peri by Dukas.
This disc also contains two works by Nobert Palej: The Poet and the War -- Rorate Coeli. With Shannon Mercer, soprano; and Group of Twenty-Seven.
Original Keys: A, B, F minor, F#, D, F.
The original version for voice & piano, ed. by Peter Bloom. 6 facsimile plates many music examples. Scholarly introduction & critical notes in English. This first modern critical edition is based on the first edition & the autographs. A very fine publication, as are all volumes in the Patrimoine…
2, 1, 2, 2 - 3, 0, 0, 0, hp, strings. Voice part is not included.
A set of six songs on texts by Gautier. Reprint edition. Orchestrations are available from Edwin F. Kalmus.
The six songs in this collection are on texts by Gautier. Each song is preceded by a dedication to a different woman. Texts in French only. Reprint edition.
A live 1995 recording featuring Lieberson. This disc also includes 1991 recordings of Lieberson performing arias by Handel. Nicholas McGegan conducts the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.
This disc also contains Ravel's Sheherazade. John Axelrod conducts the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire.
Contents: Absence · At the Cemetery (Cimetiere) · On the Lagoons (Lagunes) Specter of the Rose · Unkown Island · Villanelle.
Vocal score by Douglas Woodfull-Harris based on the Urtext of the New Berlioz Edition. Transposed versions of "Le spectre de la rose" and "Sur les lagunes" in an appendix.
The six songs have French texts. With preface by Hugh Macdonald.
Subjects: Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust, Les Nuits d'Ete; the young Berlioz (newly discovered documents); Berlioz' arrangement of Gluck's Orphee; his metronome markings; an essay in dialogue form by J.Barzun about the man an musician.