FIVE SONGS FOR SOPRANO AND STRING QUARTET, Op. 40

Composer: 

Alternate Title: 

Fünf Lieder für Sopran und Streichquartett

Year Authored (or revised): 

1934

Scoring: 

soprano, string quartet

Duration (min): 

12:00

Recording: 

Patricia Brooks and Iowa String Quartet

Notable: 

Soprano, string quartet

No. 1 Trost /Consolation (Ina Seidel, 1919)
No. 2 Sommernachmittag/ Summer Afternoon (Vally Weigl)
No. 3 Regenlied /Rain Song  (Klaus Groth, 1880)
No. 4 Ave Maria (Rudolf List (1901-1979))
No. 5 Einladung zur Martinsgans /Invitation for supper at Martinmas (Ludwig Achim von Arnim (1781-1831))

Excerpts were performed by Renee Fleming and the Emerson Quartet at Carnegie Hall, May 5, 2013 - "intriguing novelties, especially seldom-heard songs for soprano and string quartet from the 1920s and ’30s by Karl Weigl, a friend and colleague of Schoenberg," - Anthony Tommasini, NY Times.

Documents: 

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Listening Sample: 

Video: 

Karl Weigl's Sommernachmittag op 40 no 2

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