ROBERT VOLKMANN (1815-1883): Piano Trio in B Minor, Op. 5, 2 Deutsche Tanzweisen for Piano, Op. 18, Nos. 2 & 3, 2 ungarische Skizzen for Piano Four Hands, Op. 24, Nos. 1 & 7, Schlummerlied for Viola, Cello and Piano, Op. 76, 3 Lieder, Op. 13, 6 Duets for Soprano and Tenor, Op. 67, Vom Hirtenknaben for Mezzo-Soprano, Cello and Piano, Op. 56/1, Der träumende See, Der grüne Teich, for Male Choir: An den Schlaf, Op. 58/2, Abendlied Op. 30/2, Ich halte ihr die Augen zu, Op. 30/3, An einer Tänzerin, Op. 30/5.
Catalogue Number: 04R040
Reference: VKJK 1502
Description: The agitated and melancholy 30-minute trio from 1850 (first recorded on cpo 22 years ago), shares space with a variety of choral, instrumental and lied pieces in this anniversary collection. The earlier songs are influenced by Schumann but the remainder are in a personal style with emphasis on a flowing vocal line and simple accompaniments. German texts. Members of the Leipzig Piano Quartet and the Leipzig Mastersextet, Manja Raschka (mezzo), Andreas Fischer (tenor), Stefan Burkhardt, Daniel Heyne (piano four hands).