Hahn: Chansons grises - songs by Zemlinsky, Boulanger, Milhaud, etc / Janina Baechle; Charles Spencer, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Marsyas / 2013-02-26Works: Reynaldo Hahn: Chansons grises (7); Alexander von Zemlinsky: Songs (6), for mezzo-soprano or baritone & piano (or orchestra), Op. 13; Lili Boulanger: Dans l'immense tristesse, for voice & piano; Atte...
Performers: Baechle, Janina; Spencer, Charles [Piano]
After only a few years, Janina Baechle has become one of the great mezzo-sopranos of our time. Her debut album as a recitalist documents a...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2011-12-13Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Quartet for Strings no 2, Op. 15; Quartet for Strings no 4, Op. 25; Movements (2), for string quartet
Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet
Typically minimalist, Anton Webern summed up each of Zemlinsky's four quartets with single word descriptions. "Aufbruch" (departure) corresponded to No.1 and getting out from under...continue...
Recording information: Prague, Martinek Studio....continue...
Alexander Zemlinsky: Maiblumen blühten überall; Two Pieces for String Quintet; Cello Sonata; Three Pieces for Cello
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2011-07-12Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Mailblumen blühten überall, for soprano & string sextet; Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor; String Quintet (movements 2 & 3 lost); Pieces (3) for Cello and Piano
Performers: Fortin, Vladimir; Hajkova, Lucie; Kanka, Michal; Klepac, Jaromir [Piano]; Kluson, Josef
Ensemble: Prazak Quartet
SACD Hybrid/ Stereo & Multi-channel/ DSD
A pianist and composer, Zemlinsky's primary musical influence was Johannes Brahms. The centerpiece of this program is Maiblumen blühten...continue...
Recording information: Lichtenstein Palace Martinu Hall (Hamu), Prague (2010-12-09&2010-12-19&2011-)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2004-01-20Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid), fantasy for orchestra; Symphony no 1 in D minor
Conductors: Beaumont, Antony
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Classic FM Magazine
The Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid) Fantasy, based on Hans Andersen's tale, is truly wonderful. You'd be forgiven for mistaking it for a Hollywood...continue...