Albrecht Mayer – the acclaimed principal oboist of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra - delves into German Romantic music with his oboe and close friends Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Marie-Luise Neunecker (Horn), and Markus Becker (Piano), to create this virtuosic, original, and intimate recording of diverse romantic works for oboe
The world’s leading oboe player rediscovers his German Romantic roots. Mayer is a master musician whose playing has touched the hearts of many fans.
After a number of successful concept albums, Mayer returns to his native Germany and Romantic music composed for oboe. From the popular Schumann romances to lesser known works, Mayer partners with outstanding chamber musicians for a special, intimate album.
Klughardt: Schilflieder - Fünf Fantasiestücke nach Gedlichten von Nikolaus Lenau
1. Langsam, träumerisch
2. Leidenschaftlich erregt
3. Zart, in ruhiger Bewegung
5. Sehr fuhig
Schumann: 3 Romances, Op.94
No.1 Nicht schnell
No.2 Einfach, innig
No.3 Nicht schnell
Herzogenberg: Horn Trio in D major, Op. 61
3. Andante con moto
Steinmetz, H: Liebesruf eines Faun for English horn & Piano
Liebesruf eines Faun
Becker, M: Prélude-Improvisation
Weismann, J: Variations for oboe and piano, Op. 39
4. Lento, molto tranquilo
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