Composed in 1899. On texts by Leo Tolstoi, Karl Freiherr von Lemayer, Theodor Storm, Julius Sturm, Ernst von Scherenberg. German text..
With a preface in German and English. Schreker wrote the libretto at the request of Alexander Zemlinsky, but decided to set it to music himself. This is a reprint of the 1916 full score published by Universal.
ZEMLINSKY: Sechs Gesänge, Op. 13 -- SCHREKER: Fünf Gesänge -- MAHLER: Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen. With the Ensemble voix Etouffees, and Camerata de Versailles.
Edited by Markus Böggemann and Dietmar Schenk.
The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande performs orchestral dances. Conducted by Kazuki Yamada. Hybrid SACD.
These composers were pupils of Schreker. With Dieter Lallinger, piano.
The Orpheus Vokalensemble performs choral music by Schreker, as well as Fuchs and Braunfels.
Forrester performs songs by Ravel, Schreker, Wolf and Schoenberg. With the Canadian Chamber Ensemble.
Ernst sings music by Franz Schreker, Alexander Zemlinsky, Wilhelm Kienzl, and Michael Salamon.
1, 1, 1, 1 - 1, 1, 1, 0, perc, hp, cel, pf, 4vns, 2vas, 3vc, 2cb, harm.
In one movement. With a preface in English and German. Schreker composed this orchestral prelude in 1913. This work is an expanded concert version of the overture of Schreker's opera, Die Gezeichneten. Reprinted from the 1914 edition published by Universal.
A recital of songs by Mendelssohn, Schoenberg, Schumann, Zemlinsky, Strauss, Brahms, Schreker, Mahler, and many others. With Therese Lindquist, piano.
A program of songs by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Franz Schreker, and Franz Schubert. With pianist Charles Spencer.
In two movements. With a preface in German and English. Schreker composed these two songs on poems by Walt Whitman, as translated to German by Hans Reisiger. Originally composed for voice and piano in 1923, Schreker orchestrated the music in 1929. Reprinted from an early Universal edition.
An Mystery Play in one act, on a libretto by the composer. With a preface in German and English. Schreker composed this work between 1908 and 1912. Reprinted from an early edition published by Universal.
An opera in four acts, composed between 1915 and 1918 on a libretto written by Schreker himself. With a preface and synopsis in English and German. Reprinted from the original Universal edition.
With a preface in German and English. Schreker composed this opera between 1919-22, on his own libretto. The story involves a deadly rivalry between two brothers. Reprinted from an early Universal edition.
In one movement. With a preface in German and English. Schreker composed this work in 1902 at the age of 24. The music is a tone poem based on the 1857 novel of the same name by Viktor von Scheffel. Reprint edition.
Contents: I. Timoroso -- II. Violente -- III. Incalzando -- IV. Gradevole. With a preface in English and German. Schreker originally composed these pieces for piano in 1929, to be performed as accompaniment to films. He orchestrated them in 1930. Reprinted from an early edition.