MAX BRUCH (1838-1920): Swedish Dances, Op. 63, Serenade after Swedish Folk Melodies for String Orchestrra, Op. posth., Schön Ellen for Soprano, Baritone, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 24, Symphony No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 36, Violin Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 58.
Catalogue Number: 07V033
Reference: 335 2129-2
Format: CD reissue
Description: Schön Ellen, a 12-minute heroic ballad that was one of the most frequently sung choral works of the 19th century, is the rarest item on this reissue but the five-movement Serenade is also not often heard. 2 CDs. Claudia Braun (soprano), Thomas Laske (baritone), Andreas Krecher (violin), Kantorei Barmen-Gemarke, Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra; George Hanson, Gernot Schmalfuss. Original 1999 and 2002 releases.