Annotation

From the Allmusic release credits it appears that text translations were done by Peggy Cochrane and William S. Mann. Going by the credits on an entirely different release it appears there were liner notes consisting of the translated lyrics of works 2 and 3.

Annotation last modified on 2017-10-16 04:47 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 14:10
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 8:34
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: III. Allegro grazioso
Johannes Brahms 5:05
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito
Johannes Brahms 8:23
5 Hyperions Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) for chorus and orchestra, op. 54: I. Langsam und sehnsuchtvoll
Johannes Brahms 6:32
6 Hyperions Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) for chorus and orchestra, op. 54: II. Allegro
Johannes Brahms 4:21
7 Hyperions Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) for chorus and orchestra, op. 54: III. Adagio
Johannes Brahms 2:08
8 Kindertotenlieder: Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n!
Gustav Mahler 4:40
9 Kindertotenlieder: Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle
Gustav Mahler 3:57
10 Kindertotenlieder: Wenn dein Mütterlein
Gustav Mahler 4:12
11 Kindertotenlieder: Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen
Gustav Mahler 3:03
12 Kindertotenlieder: In diesem Wetter!
Gustav Mahler 5:50

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Johannes Brahms (1868 – 1871) (tracks 5–7)
Johannes Brahms (1877) (tracks 1–4)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1904) (tracks 8–12)
conductor:
Pierre Monteux (tracks 1–7)
Pierre Monteux (1950-02-26) (tracks 8–12)
contralto vocals:
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1950-02-26) (tracks 8–12)
librettist:
Friedrich Rückert (German poet) (1833 – 1834) (tracks 8–12)
lyricist:
Friedrich Hölderlin (tracks 5–6)
orchestra:
San Francisco Symphony (tracks 1–7)
San Francisco Symphony (1950-02-26) (tracks 8–12)
later versions:
Kindertotenlieder: I. "Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 8)
Kindertotenlieder: II. "Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 9)
Kindertotenlieder: III. "Wenn dein Mütterlein" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 10)
Kindertotenlieder: IV. "Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 11)
Kindertotenlieder: V. "In diesem Wetter" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 12)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 1)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 2)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 4)
part of:
Schicksalslied, op. 54 (tracks 5–7)
Kindertotenlieder (tracks 8–12)
recording of: