Diagnosed with "psychotic melancholia", Schumann died two years later in 1856 without having recovered from his mental illness. earlymusic.bc.ca Text Insert - Schumann’s Dichterliebe and Brahms’ Four Serious Songs Vancouver Bach Festival 2017 3 1 (Op. Souzay demonstrates his stunningly beautiful vocal tone, meticulous diction and a surprisingly sensitive approach to the text and Baldwin is ever the attentive, sympathetic accompanist. He also never made a studio recording with his finest partner, Gerald Moore. Peters accepted the set for publication in November 1843, but four songs would be removed from the cycle and someone (it is not known who) attached the title Dichterliebe to the cycle. <<7C02BF07DD06BD4ABCFFCBBB233F537C>]/Prev 457880>> Robert Schumann’s Dichterliebe, written in just a week at the end of May in 1840, follows a “clear narrative through…poetry” of a person who is mourning lost love and overcoming the heartbreak that inevitably follows. CD sheet music set of late Romantic German lieder, the Norton critical edition edited in 1971 by Arthur Komar, Urtext edition of the score edited in 2006 by Kakuzo Ozawa, Aksel Schiøtz, tenor; Gerald Moore, piano, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; Gerald Moore, piano, Gérard Souzay, baritone; Dalton Baldwin, piano, Christoph Prégardien, tenor; Andreas Staier, hammerflügel, The Complete Poems of Heinrich Heine: a modern English version, Robert Schumann, Words and Music: the vocal compositions, Dichterliebe: nach Gedichten von Heinrich Heine : Opus 48 für Singstimme und Klavier, Dichterliebe: an authoritative score, historical background, essays in analysis, views and comments, on-line music library at the Indiana University School of Music, Robert Schumann: New Edition of the Complete Works, Literary text used in solo songs, part songs, and works for vocal declamation, IPA Source texts and phonetic transcriptions, A guide to musical settings of Heine's poetry, Note: Song numbers refer to the order in Schumann's original 20-song submission; the Opus numbers either indicate the order in the published. 0000006398 00000 n Unfortunately, the performance documents how Fischer-Dieskau sometimes took unorthodox chances in his live performances, not always with fully convincing results. Wenn ich in deine Augen seh' So schwindet all' mein Leid und Weh; Doch wenn ich küße deinen Mund This applies particularly to his compositions from Heinrich Heine's"Buch der Lieder". He fashioned music to match the poems in nine wonderfully fair days in the month of May 1840. So even more than in Schubert, it is fairly important to preserve relationships between keys of different songs, and ideally take all the songs down an equal distance. PREFACE The purpose of this work, an analysis of the song cycle Dichterliebe (Op. By … Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe Op.48: Mezzo-Soprano or Baritone: Vocal Work Medium voice, Piano IMC (International Music Co.) 15.50 GBP - Sold by Musicroom UK Shipment: (stock) information on site. 48) by Robert Schumann, is to recognize the special features of the songs which will contribute to their understanding and musical interpretation and performance. Album Dichterliebe, Op. 48. Dichterliebe was also edited by Max Friedländer for their edition of the complete songs and has also been issued by Peters as a … The piano typically carries most of the melody, with extended preludes and postludes that comment on the poems and give voice to thoughts and feelings that the words only decorate. Although the text set in the opening song contains no hint of the bitter turmoil awaiting the poet, Schumann’s harmonic and voice-leading procedures skillfully underlay this brief opening movement with a … translation. We must rely on transcriptions from concert performances of the 1950's to hear this pairing. 1) Heinrich Heine Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, Als alle Knospen sprangen, Da ist in meinem Herzen . 0000001635 00000 n Wenn ich in deine Augen seh’ Lyrics. Die Rose, die Lilie IV. Mark Padmore (tenor) & Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano) 0000004266 00000 n He completed it in a week. 0000039523 00000 n Buy CD or download online. This song cycle was one of the earlier products of Schumann’s Liederjahr (Year of Song), referring to his nearly exclusive devotion to song composition from 1840-1841, immediately after his marriage to Clara Wieck. 48 (A Poet's Love) by Robert Schumann (1810-56). Note: Brackets indicate where Schumann altered Heine’s original text. (music: Robert Schumann, Dichterliebe; text: Heinrich Heine) The rose and the lily and dove and sun And the little flowers knew I don’t love them anymore The small one, the fine one, the pure one, the only one. 24, is a song cycle for voice and piano composed by Robert Schumann on nine poems by Heinrich Heine.The cycle was composed and published in 1840. 0000006998 00000 n 0000008510 00000 n 1+8) by Robert Schumann, is to recognize the special features of the songs which will contribute to their understanding and musical interpretation and perform- ance. 0000008210 00000 n Harmonia Mundi: HMU907521. 0000010978 00000 n 0000012775 00000 n 0000017028 00000 n 0000001176 00000 n This is perhaps the finest recording in a tragically short vocal career, with Schiøtz at the height of his vocal powers, mingling beautiful tone with sensitive handling of the text, and with Gerald Moore's customary impeccable partnering. Moreover, Schumann assembled the songs with a clear intent to the sequence of the keys (see Komar for the best discussion of this). trailer 24 ‎ (LP) Deutsche Grammophon: 2530 … The Henle Urtext edition is not available in any key other than the original, and the other budget editions also don't respect Schumann's original harmonic design. Robert Schumann / Peter Schreier, Norman Shetler: Robert Schumann / Peter Schreier, Norman Shetler - Dichterliebe Op. In that oeuvre, the songs to texts by Heinrich Heine stand out. Based on a map of key relations by Gottfried Weber, the hermeneutic analysis follows Dichterliebe's tonal path along a double trajectory of major keys and their relative minor keys, whose progression through tonal space is understood as occurrences in event space. The Dichterliebe was chosen as the composition to be analyzed because of its prominent position in the vocal literature of the Romantic period. No survey of German art song recordings would be complete without baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. 0000006174 00000 n Liu, with assistance from Alison Hickey, Emily Spear, Kathy Gerlach, and especially invaluable input from James Wilkinson. 48. [disclaimer]   [please contact me if you wish to reproduce this translation]   [back to the top], [disclaimer]   [please contact me if you wish to reproduce this translation]   [back to the top], Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne, And if they knew it, the blooms, the little ones, composers began setting his poems to music within a year of the book's publication, four songs would be removed from the cycle, sound out three consecutive notes of the scale, flowers and little angels text: Robert Schumann: ... By Collection. startxref Liu. He finally married Clara in 1840, the same year in which he wrote "Dichterliebe" and 153 other songs, later dubbed his "Year of Song". C.F. 0000003413 00000 n Robert Schumann may have put it best when he wrote, "At certain points in time, (Heine's) poetry dons the mask of irony in order to conceal its visage of pain; perhaps for a moment the friendly hand of a genius may lift that mask so that wild tears may be transformed into pearls.". 0000008185 00000 n 0000015057 00000 n Unfortunately, no currently available published edition does this; the Peters medium and low voice editions don't transpose some songs at all, and take others down variable distances. As of this moment, my favorite recording is Gérard Souzay and Dalton Baldwin's 1961 classic for Philips (sadly, not currently available on CD). %%EOF Peters in Leipzig. around our beloved Lady. Schumann's Dichterliebe Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856), Dichterliebe, Op 48. The purpose of this work, an analysis of the song cycle Dichterliebe (Op. After a suicide attempt in 1854, Schumann was admitted to amental asylum, at his own request, in Endenich near Bonn. 1) Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, als alle Knospen sprangen, da ist in meinem Herzen die Liebe aufgegangen. Hyperlinks in the English text show explanations of some concepts long forgotten in the 21st century, or show links to web sites with useful information. Some of the dissonances have powerfully expressive effects when paired with Staier's playing. Schumann*, Peter Schreier, Norman Shetler: Schumann*, Peter Schreier, Norman Shetler - Dichterliebe Op. Schanze, Helmut and Schulte, Krischan, eds. Song List. 0000011707 00000 n Robert Schumann once described his lieder as a"mirror image of his self". Heine found his voice as a poet very early in his career, establishing his reputation with his second volume, the Tragödien, nebst einem lyrischen Intermezzo (Tragedies with a Lyric Intermezzo) of 1823. 0000006285 00000 n In any event, many of Schumann's most beloved songs are set to Heine texts. For Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome, Schumann elicits the feel of Köln Cathedral, whose bells were the first in Christendom to sound out three consecutive notes of the scale, by playing a bell-like figure in the left hand while the right hand plays snatches of a Bach organ prelude. Schumann: Dichterliebe & Liederkreis. 73 0 obj <>stream The Danish tenor Aksel Schiøtz made a recording in 1946 for EMI/HMV with Gerald Moore (easily the most important art song accompanist of the 20th century). Aus meinen Tränen sprießen III. Dichterliebe (A Poet’s Love) was part of the creative surge of 1840, Schumann’s “year of song”, and the year he married Clara Wieck, during which he produced more than 130 Lieder. 30 0 obj <> endobj Taken from wikipedia. 0000004652 00000 n Hyperlinks in the German text show places where Schumann altered Heine's texts either by changing words or repeating phrases (leave the cursor over the link to pull up a balloon that describes the difference). Schumann continues his knack for creating literary effects in music: the wistful, ambivalent longing of Im wunderschönen Monat Mai is expressed in unsteady harmony veering between major and relative minor before settling on an unresolved dominant seventh chord. Robert Schumann: Poet's Love Op.48: Voice: Vocal Album 48). Text: Heine, Heinrich. 0000039228 00000 n The centerpiece of this album is not a performance of Robert Schumann's song cycle Dichterliebe as such, but a new set of English texts by poet Elizabeth Kirschner, fitted to Schumann's music. Details . 0000023453 00000 n The sixty-six poems of the Lyric Intermezzo explore the emotions of someone who has just lost a sweetheart, and often these conflicting emotions tangle in the same poem. 53, No. This has been reissued on a Danacord CD. Peters. Schumann first composed Dichterliebe as a group of 20 songs during his famous ‘year of song’ – 1840 – a time when he poured out his feelings of fierce and youthful love for his new bride Clara into hundreds of romantic songs for voice and piano. Browse: Schumann - Dichterliebe, Op. Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne  [sung text checked 1 time] Die Rose, die Lilie, die … Ich hab' im Traum geweinet evokes Heine's nightmares with one of the sparest piano parts ever put into an art song, while the voice recalls melodic fragments from Wenn ich in deine Augen seh, casting the words of that poem in a new light. 20 Lieder und Gesänge aus dem “Lyrischen Intermezzo” (Original manuscript version of Dichterliebe, 1840) Der arme Peter, Op. 39, comes from the long tradition of “Wanderer” cycles documenting a young man’s adventures in the wide world, whereas Dichterliebe, op. 0000006523 00000 n Dichterliebe (The loves of a poet, translated by Paul Hindemith) (Dichtersliefde, translated by Jan Rot) (Amore di poeta) (Amors del poeta) (Runoilijanrakkautta) (אהבת משורר, translated by Assaf Levitin) (Amors de poeta, translated by Salvador Pila) (Dichtersliefde, translated by Lau Kanen) (Dichterliebe, translated by Effimia Gianniou) (L'amour du poète, translated by Pierre Mathé), op. 48 This page lists all recordings of Dichterliebe, Op. Widely considered his best song cycle, Dichterliebe was composed within a matter of days -- amazingly, during the same month as Schumann's Op. 48, takes as its artistic conceit the stages of a failed love affair. xref 0000010717 00000 n Ich grolle nicht, und wenn das Herz auch bricht. 48, sets 16 poems by Heinrich Heine for solo voice and piano. If the songs are transposed too low, some of them (especially Ich grolle nicht, Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen and Allnächtlich im Traume become inaudibly low. 0000007704 00000 n Robert Schumann. 0000005795 00000 n Schumann fell in love with Clara Wieck, the pianist prodigy daughter of his piano teacher Friedrich Wieck. 24, Liederkreis. 0000005328 00000 n