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Part Songs (vol.2)
for mixed voices SATB a cappella

Critical Complete Edition

Author(s): Robert Fuchs (1847-1927)
ISBN: 9783850614801
Order no.: C6249
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Robert Fuchs was a highly respected professor of Harmony, Counterpoint and Composition at the Vienna Conservatory. His students included such renowned personalities from the world of composition as Hugo Wolf, Gustav Mahler, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Franz Schreker and Jean Sibelius. Johannes Brahms, who was often highly critical in his judgment of new musical works, held Fuchs’s compositions in high regard, and on several occasions lent him vigorous support. The choral works for four mixed voices are characterized by haunting melodies which on occasion are reminiscent of Franz Schubert, and a sophisticated compositional technique. The somewhat inward looking musical language, with its highly skilful handling of detail, reveals the sensitive nature of the composer. A thoroughly rewarding discovery for chamber choirs and dedicated amateur choirs with a taste for Romantic choral music. This edition contains a detailed bilingual preface, critical remarks, English translations of all the lyrics and a piano part to each choral piece for rehearsals as well as indications as to the range of the individual parts.

CONTENT:
„Sechs Lieder für gemischten Chor“ op. 80: Naturtrieb (aus Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Band 2) – Die Waldinnen (Siegfried Kapper) – Sonne, du liebe Sonne (Friedrich Wilhelm Weber) – Wunderbar ist mir geschehn (Friedrich Rückert) – Wiegenlied (Friedrich Wilhelm Weber) – Morgenständchen (Joseph von Eichendorff)
Ungedruckte Chorlieder ohne Opuszahl: Unter dem Schnee (Johannes Trojan) – Im stillen Grunde (Robert Reinick) – Wanderers Nachtlieder I (Robert Reinick) – Wanderers Nachtlieder II (Robert Reinick) – Wanderers Nachtlieder III, 2 Fassungen (Robert Reinick) – Diebstahl (Robert Reinick) – Wohin mit der Freud’ (Robert Reinick)

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Robert Fuchs

Part Songs vol. 2

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