Songs of Nature and Farewell

Songs of Nature and Farewell

C00259 (Da Vinci Classics, CD)


Playing time: 57'06"
Tracks: 13
Booklet pages: 8
Main country of recording: IT
Country of manufacture: EU
Reviewer: Giuseppe Pennisi
Review of Songs of Nature and Farewell published on 21 August 2020

Andrea Oliva, flute
Hemisphaeria Trio:
Damiana Mizzi, soprano
Marcos Madrigal, piano
Roberto Mansueto, cello

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937):

Chansons Madécasses for soprano, flute, cello and piano (1926)
1 Nahandove
2 Aoua
3 Il est doux

James Francis Brown (born 1969):

Songs of Nature and Farewell (2011) after three poems by Camille Saint-Saëns
4 Le Chêne
5 La Libellule
6 Adieu

Liana Alexandra (1947-2011):

Chant d'amour de la dame à la Licorne (1995)

7 A mon seul désir
8 La vue
9 L'ouïe
10 L'odorat
11 Le goût
12 Le toucher

Maurice Ravel:

13 La flûte enchantée (1903) (from the song cycle Shéhérazade)

Recorded 30-31 May and 2 June at Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy