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Motets after Kafka. Five Prayers. Cantata on the Transience of Earthly Things. Choruses after Monteverdi

RIAS Kammerchor, Hans Christoph Rademann
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    Krenek’s life and work were deeply marked by the traumatic impact of his exile to the USA at the time of the Anchluss. This fundamentally sceptical artist holds up a brutally frank mirror to the society of his day. After a critically acclaimed first disc devoted to his Lamentations of Jeremiah (“The RIAS Kammerchor give a performance of quite breathtaking, blended virtuosity.” – THE MUSICAL TIMES), the RIAS Kammerchor now returns to one of its favourite composers.

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    ERNST KRENEK [1900-1991]
    Sechs Motetten nach Worten von Franz Kafka op.169
    · 1. Der Weg (6'23)
    · 2. Taube auf dem Dach (2'10)
    · 3. Die Peitsche (1'04)
    · 4. Der Wagen (4'14)
    · 5. Der Sündenfall (5'55)
    · 6. Müßiggang (0'59)
    Five Prayers op.97
    · Pater noster, qui es in caelis (1'06)
    · I. Pater noster (1'58)
    · II. From needing danger (1'15)
    · III. Through thy submitting all (2'24)
    · IV. Et dimitte nobis (1'55)
    · V. Et ne nos inducas (2'01)
    · Amen (1'28)
    · Kantate von der Vergänglichkeit des Irdischen op.72 (18'49)
    CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI [1567-1643]
    ERNST KRENEK [1900-1991]
    Lamento della Ninfa
    · I. Non havea Febo ancora (1'23)
    · II. Amor dicea il ciel (4'05)
    · III. Si tra sdegnosi pianti (0'43)
    Drei gemischte A-Cappella-Chöre op.22
    · 1. Der Mensch (5'02)
    · 2. Tröstung (4'36)
    · 3. Die Römer (2'26)
    Two Choruses on Jacobean Poems op.87
    · 1. This Life, which seems so fair (1'27)
    · 2. Even such is time (1'49)

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