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Continental Britons - The Emigré Composers

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  1. Continental Britons — Octet Op. 67: I. Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Continental Britons — Octet Op. 67: II. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Continental Britons — Octet Op. 67: III. Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Continental Britons — Octet Op. 67: IV. Andante Con Moto $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Continental Britons — Octet Op. 67: V. Allegretto - Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Continental Britons — Geistlisches Lied Op. 23 $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Continental Britons — Kirschblutenlieder Op. 8: I. Sehnsucht nach der Nachtigall $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Continental Britons — Kirschblutenlieder Op. 8: II. Der Blutenzweig $0.99 on iTunes
  9. Continental Britons — Kirschblutenlieder Op. 8: III. Blutenschnee $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Continental Britons — Kirschblutenlieder Op. 8: IV. Leichtes Spiel $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Continental Britons — Kirschblutenlieder Op. 8: V. Bluten $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Continental Britons — Zwei Kleine Stuck: I. Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Continental Britons — Zwei Kleine Stuck: II. Allegro Poco Vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Continental Britons — Fantasy for Oboe, Cello and Harp
  15. Continental Britons — Intermezzo for Violin and Piano $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Continental Britons — Coventry, a Meditation for String Quartet $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Continental Britons — Sonata In B-Flat Minor: I. Patetico Molto Moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Continental Britons — Sonata In B-Flat Minor: II. Allegretto un Poco Agitato- Poco Sostenuto $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Continental Britons — Sonata In B-Flat Minor: III. Adagio Molto Esperessivo $0.99 on iTunes
  20. Continental Britons — Funf Melodien: I. Vergangliches $0.99 on iTunes
  21. Continental Britons — Funf Melodien: II. Der Weisenbach $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Continental Britons — Funf Melodien: III. Voglein Schwermut $0.99 on iTunes
  23. Continental Britons — Funf Melodien: IV. Drei Prinzessinnen $0.99 on iTunes
  24. Continental Britons — Funf Melodien: V. Abend Auf Dem Fluss $0.99 on iTunes
  25. Continental Britons — The Old Ships $0.99 on iTunes
  26. Continental Britons — Sonata for Violin and Piano: I. Appassionato e Spsodico $0.99 on iTunes
  27. Continental Britons — Sonata for Violin and Piano: II. Grazioso Danzato $0.99 on iTunes
  28. Continental Britons — Sonata for Violin and Piano: III. Lento e Rubato $0.99 on iTunes
  29. Continental Britons — Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn: I. Andante Con Moto $0.99 on iTunes
  30. Continental Britons — Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn: II. Molto Vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  31. Continental Britons — Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn: III. Intermezzo $0.99 on iTunes
  32. Continental Britons — Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn: IV. Allegro Moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  33. Continental Britons — War Op. 10 - Eleven Songs: No. IV - They $0.99 on iTunes
  34. Continental Britons — War Op. 10 - Eleven Songs: No. V - Bohmisches Rekrutenlied $0.99 on iTunes
  35. Continental Britons — Seven Songs, Op. 6: No. VI - The Whim $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Wellesz, Egon : Octet for clarinet, horn, bassoon, string quartet & double bass, Op. 67
>Wellesz, Egon : Geistliches Lied (Sacred Song) for medium voice, violin, viola & piano, Op. 23
>Wellesz, Egon : Kirschblütenlieder (Cherry Blossom Songs), for voice & piano, Op. 8
>Spinner, Leopold : Kleine Stücke (2) for violin & piano
>Goldschmidt, Berthold : Fantasy for oboe, cello & harp
>Gellhorn, Peter : Intermezzo for violin & piano
>Tausky, Vilem : Coventry, a meditation for string quartet
>Gál, Hans : Sonata for violin & piano in B flat minor, Op. 17
>Gál, Hans : Melodien (5) for medium voice & piano, Op. 33
>Goldschmidt, Berthold : The Old Ships, for voice & piano
>Seiber, Mátyás : Sonata for violin & piano, Op. 17
>Reizenstein, Franz : Wind Quintet
>Rankl, Karl : War, cycle for voice & piano, Op. 10
>Rankl, Karl : Songs (7) for baritone and piano, Op. 6
Performers Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

"A fascinating, invaluable collection of music by composers born in Germany of the Austrian Empire who sought asylum in the UK to escape Hitler's Reich... Communal neglect is here redressed in excellent, sympathetic performances." - BBC Music Magazine



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Works Details

>Wellesz, Egon : Octet for clarinet, horn, bassoon, string quartet & double bass, Op. 67
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
  • Running Time: 30 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1948

>Wellesz, Egon : Geistliches Lied (Sacred Song) for medium voice, violin, viola & piano, Op. 23
  • Performers: Christian Immler (Bass); Erik Levi (Piano); Nurit Pacht (Violin); Paul Silverthorne (Viola)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1918-1919

>Wellesz, Egon : Kirschblütenlieder (Cherry Blossom Songs), for voice & piano, Op. 8
  • Performers: Christian Immler (Bass); Erik Levi (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1911

>Spinner, Leopold : Kleine Stücke (2) for violin & piano
  • Performers: Konstantin Lifschitz (Piano); Nurit Pacht (Violin)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Goldschmidt, Berthold : Fantasy for oboe, cello & harp
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1991

>Gellhorn, Peter : Intermezzo for violin & piano
  • Performers: Konstantin Lifschitz (Piano); Nurit Pacht (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Tausky, Vilem : Coventry, a meditation for string quartet
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941

>Gál, Hans : Sonata for violin & piano in B flat minor, Op. 17
  • Performers: Konstantin Lifschitz (Piano); Nurit Pacht (Violin)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920

>Gál, Hans : Melodien (5) for medium voice & piano, Op. 33
  • Performers: Christian Immler (Bass); Erik Levi (Piano)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1917-1921

>Goldschmidt, Berthold : The Old Ships, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Christian Immler (Bass); Erik Levi (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1952

>Seiber, Mátyás : Sonata for violin & piano, Op. 17
  • Performers: Konstantin Lifschitz (Piano); Nurit Pacht (Violin)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960

>Reizenstein, Franz : Wind Quintet
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Rankl, Karl : War, cycle for voice & piano, Op. 10 :: They
  • Performers: Christian Immler (Bass); Erik Levi (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939-1942

>Rankl, Karl : War, cycle for voice & piano, Op. 10 :: Böhmisches Rekrutenlied
  • Performers: Christian Immler (Bass); Erik Levi (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939-1942

>Rankl, Karl : Songs (7) for baritone and piano, Op. 6 :: The Whim
  • Performers: Christian Immler (Bass); Erik Levi (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern