Prayer: Voice & Organ - Christian Schmitt (organ); Magdalena Ko?ená (mezzo-soprano)
Track Listing
  1. Totengräbers Heimweh ("O Menschheit, o Leben..."), song for voice & piano, D. 842
  2. Komm, süsser Tod, for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch No. 868), BWV 478 (BC F227)
  3. Karwoche ("O Woche! Zeugin heiliger Beschwerde"), song for voice & piano (Mörike Lieder)
  4. Kaddisch, song for voice & piano (Mélodie hébraďque No. 1), M. A22/1
  5. Agnus Dei, for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Intermezzo from L'arlésienne Suite No. 2/6, arranged by Ernest Guirard)
Show All Tracks
  1. Totengräbers Heimweh ("O Menschheit, o Leben..."), song for voice & piano, D. 842
  2. Komm, süsser Tod, for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch No. 868), BWV 478 (BC F227)
  3. Karwoche ("O Woche! Zeugin heiliger Beschwerde"), song for voice & piano (Mörike Lieder)
  4. Kaddisch, song for voice & piano (Mélodie hébraďque No. 1), M. A22/1
  5. Agnus Dei, for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Intermezzo from L'arlésienne Suite No. 2/6, arranged by Ernest Guirard)
  6. Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52/6)
  7. Mühvoll komm' ich und beladen, song for voice and piano (Spanisches Liederbuch)
  8. Tell me, some pitying angel, (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation), sacred song, for soprano & continuo, Z. 196
  9. Ave Maria, for alto or baritone & organ, B. 68 (Op. 19b)
  10. So gibst du nun, mein Jesu, gut Nacht, sacred song for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch No. 315), BWV 501 (BC F244)
  11. Himmelsfunken ("Der Odem Gottes wehr"), song for voice & piano, D. 651
  12. Zum neuen Jahr ("Wie heimlicher Weise"), song for voice & piano (Mörike Lieder)
  13. Die goldne Sonne, voll Freud und Wonne, sacred song for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch No. 13), BWV 451 (BC F219)
  14. Vom Mitleiden Mariä ("Als bei dem Kreuz"), song for voice & piano, D. 632
  15. Schlafendes Jesuskind ("Sohn der Jungfrau"), song for voice & piano (Mörike Lieder)
  16. Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen ("Ruh'n in Frieden alle Seelen"), song for voice & piano, D. 343
  17. Ave Maria, for voice & strings (or piano)
  18. Gebet ("Herr! schicke was du willt"), song for voice & piano (Mörike Lieder)
  19. Der Leidende ("Nimmer trag' ich"), song for voice & piano (two versions), D. 432
  20. Mein Jesu! was für Seelenweh, for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch No. 283), BWV 487 (BC F237)
  21. Notre Pčre (2 versions), for chorus; for male voices & organ, Op. 14
  22. Kommt, Seelen, dieser Tag, sacred song for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch No. 936), BWV 479 (BC F235)
Show Fewer Tracks
Browse related Genres
+ Browse All Genres

Czech mezzo soprano Magdalena Ko?ená has undertaken a certain number of moderately adventurous projects, but the present release doesn't match anything she or probably anyone else has done. Prayer consists of a group of sacred songs, most of them for voice and piano, arranged instead for voice and organ. It might have been nice to get some indication in the notes as to how Ko?ená, or someone else, decided to undertake this project, but none is forthcoming. As a result, what anyone thinks may well depend largely on whether ...

Prayer: Voice & Organ 2014, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947920670

CD

Select