ODEKHIREN AMAIZE

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TEN SHAKESPEARE SONNETS

TEN SHAKESPEARE SONNETS

Russian Romances

Dargomyzhsky, Glinka, Kabalevsky, Malashkin, Medtner, Sergei Rachmaninov, Rubinstein, Sheremetiev, Sviridov

ODEKHIREN AMAIZE, bass-baritone
David Korevaar, Piano

[MS1042]

$12.95

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"Credit the success of this recital where it is due: the powerfully stirring voice of bass-baritone Odekhiren Amaize. This is Shakespeare with an immediacy that we have not heard before"
ATLANTA AUDIO SOCIETY, JUNE 2004
PROGRAM NOTES
PROGRAM
Glinka (1804-1857)
Ya pomnyu chudnoye mgnoven’ye / I remember a wonderful moment (Pushkin)

Sviridov (1915-1998)
Ronyaet les bagrany svoy ubor / The forest sheds its crimson attire…(Pushkin)
Vsyu zemlyu t’moy zavoloklo / The whole world is cast in gloom (Burns)
Kak yablochko rumyan / He’s ruddy as an apple (Beranger, trans. Kurochkin)

Rachmanivov (1873-1943)
Obrochnik / The Peasant (Fet)

Dargomizhsky (1813-1869)
Stary Kapral / The Old Corporal (Beranger, trans. Kurochkin)

Sheremetiev (1859-1931)
Ya vas lubil / I loved you  (Pushkin)

Malashkin (1842-1902)
O, yesli b mog vyrazit’ v zvuke / I, if I could express in words (Lishin)

Medtner (1880-1951)
Angel, Op.1a (Lermontov)
Shepot, robkoye dyhan’ye / Whisp’ring, Nature faintly stirring, Op.24 (Fet)

Kabalevsky (1904 – 1978)
TEN SHAKESPEARE SONNETS (Shakespeare, trans. Marshak)
Tebe I’ menya pridyotsa horonit’, Op.52, No.1
   Or I shall live your epitaph to make [Sonnet 81]
Trudami iznuryon, hochu usnut’, Op.52, No.2
   Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed [Sonnet 27]
Lyublyu, no rezhe govoryu ob etom, Op.52, No.3
   My love is strengthen’d though more weak in seeming [Sonnet 102]
Kogda na sud bezmolvnyh, taynyh dum, Op.52, No.4
   When to the sessions of sweet silent thought [Sonnet 30]
Bog kupidon dremal v tishi lesnoy, Op.52, No.4
   Cupid laid by his brand and fell asleep [Sonnet 153]
Ne izmenyaysya, bud’ samim soboy, Op.52, No.6
   O, that you were yourself! But, love, you are [Sonnet 13]
Ty --- Muzyka, Op.52, No.7
   Music to hear, why hears’t thou music sadly? [Sonnet 8]
Ty pogrusti, kogda umryot poet, Op.52, No.8
   No longer mourn for me when I am dead [Sonnet 71]
Uzh yesli ty razlyubish’, Op.52, No.9
   Then hate me when thou wilt; if ever, now [Sonnet 90]
Uvy, moi stih ne bleshchet moviznoy, Op.52, No.10
   Why is my verse so barren of new pride? [Sonnet 76]

Rubinstein (1829-1894)
Klubitsa volnoyu / Like a rolling wave, Op.34, No.0 (Mirza-Shafi)
Noch’ / Night (Pushkin)
Ballad, Op.115 (Turgenev)
Kak solnce nebesam…As the sun to the heavens…Op.34,no.2 (Mirza-Shafi)
 



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