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Vanitas

Vanitas

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~ SCHUBERT / NIGL / PASHCHENKO

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Like the paintings of the Flemish Baroque painters, the 'vanities' presented here can be approached in two ways: on the one hand, as manifestations of doubts and anxieties at the fragility of human life; on the other, as delights to be savored without moderation, celebrating earthly life through the senses and the pleasure that human beings can derive from them. After two critically acclaimed recordings each for alpha, the baritone Georg Nigl and the pianist Olga Pashchenko explore the tortuous meanders of the human soul with vocal works by Schubert (an 'existentialist' composer if ever there was one), Beethoven (whose torments hardly need stressing) and the contemporary composer Wolfgang Rihm, whose highly expressionistic Jakob Lenz Nigl performed on stage in 2019. His piece Vermischter Traum, here given it's world premiere, is dedicated to the Austrian singer.

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Title: Vanitas
Release Date: 11/13/2020
Label: Alpha
Product Type: CD
Catalog #: 646
UPC: 3760014196461
Item #: 2335538X