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Trees, Walls, Cities: Song Cycle

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CHAN 10883
 
Trees, Walls, Cities: Song Cycle
Release Date: January 2016
Originally recorded in 2015
Composer (b. 1948)
Nigel Osborne
Composer (b. 1983)
Christopher Norby
Solo mezzo-soprano
Lore Lixenberg
Composer (b. 1960)
Jocelyn Pook
Composer (b. 1959)
Theo Verbey
Composer (b. 1973)
Soren Nils Eichberg
Composer (b. 1975)
Gerald Resch
Composer (b. 1967)
Isidora Zebeljan
Composer (b. 1969)
Yannis Kyriakides
Composer (b. 1974)
Habib Shehadeh Hanna
Venue
Jacqueline de Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, University of Oxford
Producer (Executive)
Ralph Couzens
Producer
Isa Khan
Engineer
Adaq Khan
Mastering engineer (Final)
Rosanna Fish
Genre:
Chamber
Vocal & Song

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premiere recording
Song Cycle for Mezzo-soprano and String Quartet

NIGEL OSBORNE

(b. 1948)
1.

Prelude. Jerusalem to Derry -

2:19
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CHRISTOPHER NORBY

(b. 1983)
2.

'Once There Was an Island' (Derry-Londonderry)

5:51
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Words by Matt Jennings (b. 1968)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

3.

Interlude. Derry to London -

1:04
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JOCELYN POOK

(b. 1960)
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'Pyramus and Thisbe' (London)

6:40
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Words by Richard Thomas (b. 1987)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

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Interlude. London to Utrecht -

0:58
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THEO VERBEY

(b. 1959)
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'The Garden of Paracelsus' (Utrecht)

4:13
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Words by Peter Huchel (1903-1981)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

7.

Interlude. Utrecht to Berlin -

0:43
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SOREN NILS EICHBERG

(b. 1973)
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'Just outside' (Berlin)

3:22
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words by Søren Nils Eichberg
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

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Interlude. Berlin to Vienna -

0:27
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GERALD RESCH

(b. 1975)
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'Flak Tower, Esterhazy Park' (Vienna)

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Words by Ferdinand Schmatz (b. 1953)
Dedicated to Loré Lixenberg and the Brodsky Quartet

NIGEL OSBORNE

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Interlude. Vienna to Dubrovnik -

0:24
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ISIDORA ZEBELJAN

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'When God was creating Dubrovnik' (Dubrovnik)

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Words by Milan Milisic (1941-1991)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

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Interlude. Dubrovnik to Nicosia -

1:03
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YANNIS KYRIAKIDES

(b. 1969)
14.

'Walls Have Ears' (Nicosia)

6:38
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Words by Mehmet Yasin (b. 1958)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

15.

Interlude. Nicosia to Jerusalem -

0:26
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HABIB SHEHADEH HANNA

(b. 1974)
16.

'Song of Songs' (Jerusalem)

4:33
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Words by Solomon (tenth century BC)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

17.

Postlude. Jerusalem to Derry

3:03
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Total time: 48:26
Daniel Rowland violin
Ian Belton violin
Paul Cassidy viola
Jacqueline Thomas cello
31 January 2015

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premiere recording
Song Cycle for Mezzo-soprano and String Quartet

NIGEL OSBORNE

(b. 1948)
1.

Prelude. Jerusalem to Derry -

2:19

CHRISTOPHER NORBY

(b. 1983)
2.

'Once There Was an Island' (Derry-Londonderry)

5:51
Words by Matt Jennings (b. 1968)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

3.

Interlude. Derry to London -

1:04

JOCELYN POOK

(b. 1960)
4.

'Pyramus and Thisbe' (London)

6:40
Words by Richard Thomas (b. 1987)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

5.

Interlude. London to Utrecht -

0:58
[ ]

THEO VERBEY

(b. 1959)
6.

'The Garden of Paracelsus' (Utrecht)

4:13
Words by Peter Huchel (1903-1981)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

7.

Interlude. Utrecht to Berlin -

0:43

SOREN NILS EICHBERG

(b. 1973)
8.

'Just outside' (Berlin)

3:22
words by Søren Nils Eichberg
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

9.

Interlude. Berlin to Vienna -

0:27

GERALD RESCH

(b. 1975)
10.

'Flak Tower, Esterhazy Park' (Vienna)

3:00
Words by Ferdinand Schmatz (b. 1953)
Dedicated to Loré Lixenberg and the Brodsky Quartet

NIGEL OSBORNE

11.

Interlude. Vienna to Dubrovnik -

0:24

ISIDORA ZEBELJAN

(b. 1967)
12.

'When God was creating Dubrovnik' (Dubrovnik)

3:13
Words by Milan Milisic (1941-1991)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

13.

Interlude. Dubrovnik to Nicosia -

1:03

YANNIS KYRIAKIDES

(b. 1969)
14.

'Walls Have Ears' (Nicosia)

6:38
Words by Mehmet Yasin (b. 1958)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

15.

Interlude. Nicosia to Jerusalem -

0:26
[ ]

HABIB SHEHADEH HANNA

(b. 1974)
16.

'Song of Songs' (Jerusalem)

4:33
Words by Solomon (tenth century BC)
Solo: Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano

NIGEL OSBORNE

17.

Postlude. Jerusalem to Derry

3:03
Total time: 48:26
Daniel Rowland violin
Ian Belton violin
Paul Cassidy viola
Jacqueline Thomas cello
31 January 2015




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