JOSEPH MARX (1882-1964): 11 Songs for High Voice and Orchestra, 6 Songs for Middle Voice and Orchestra, Verklärtes Jahr for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra.
Catalogue Number: 05U048
Format: CD reissue
Description: With this disc of orchestral songs (Verklärtes Jahr is a cycle from 1930-32, the others orchestrations of piano originals from twenty years earlier), Marx takes his place alongside Mahler, Richard Strauss, Schreker and Korngold with his shimmering colors and harmonies and late Romantic melodic richness. German-English texts. Angela Maria Blasi (soprano), Stella Doufexis (mezzo), Bochum Symphony Orchestra; Steven Sloane. Original 2004 ASV release.