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Wunderlich, Souzay, Gens

5/12. Lyric tenor Fritz Wunderlich sings lieder by Beethoven while great interpreters of French Art song, Gerard Souzay and Veronique Gens, sing Faure and Debussy.

Lyric tenor Fritz Wunderlich sings his final performance before his untimely death aged only 35, with lieder by Beethoven and Schubert. The programme also includes two great interpreters of French Art song, past and present: from 1967 Gerard Souzay and from 2013 Veronique Gens singing mélodies by Fauré and Debussy.

Beethoven: Adelaide; Resignation; Mailied; Der Kuss
Fritz Wunderlich, tenor
Hubert Giesen, piano

Debussy: Trois Melodies sur les poems de Verlaine
Gérard Souzay, baritone
Dalton Baldwin, piano

Fauré: Le papillon et la fleur; Au bord de l'eau; Après un rêve; Les Berceaux; Lydia; Mandoline
Véronique Gens, soprano
Susan Manoff, piano

Schubert: Der Einsame; An Sylvia; Die Forelle
Fritz Wunderlich, tenor
Hubert Giesen, piano.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Adelaide

    Performer: Hubert Giesen. Singer: Fritz Wunderlich.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Resignation

    Performer: Hubert Giesen. Singer: Fritz Wunderlich.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Mai Lied

    Performer: Hubert Giesen. Singer: Fritz Wunderlich.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Der Kuss

    Performer: Hubert Giesen. Singer: Fritz Wunderlich.
  • Claude Debussy

    Troi Melodies sur les poems de Verlaine

    Performer: Dalton Baldwin. Singer: Gérard Souzay.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Le Papillon et la fleur Op.1

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Singer: Véronique Gens.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Au bord de l'eau Op.8

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Singer: Véronique Gens.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Apres un reve Op.7

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Singer: Véronique Gens.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Les Berceaux Op.23

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Singer: Véronique Gens.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Lydia Op.4

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Singer: Véronique Gens.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Mandoline Op.58

    Performer: Susan Manoff. Singer: Véronique Gens.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Einsame D.800

    Performer: Hubert Giesen. Singer: Fritz Wunderlich.
  • Franz Schubert

    An Silvia D.891

    Performer: Hubert Giesen. Singer: Fritz Wunderlich.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle D.550

    Performer: Hubert Giesen. Singer: Fritz Wunderlich.
  • Georges Bizet

    L'Arlésienne Suite No 1 (Minuet)

    Performer: Jorge Bolet.
    • RCA.

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