Leaves from the Tree of Life

Leaves from the Tree of Life

RCD1040 (Rubicon Classics, CD)


Playing time: 61'45"
Tracks: 23
Booklet pages: 16
℗ 2021 Ensemble Émigré
© 2021 Rubicon Classics Ltd
Main country of recording: United Kingdom
Country of manufacture: European Union
Reviewer: Paul Sarcich
Review of Leaves from the Tree of Life published on 8 April 2021

Ensemble Émigré:
Danny Driver, piano (Opp 25 No 1 and 54, Tagebuch)
Gemma Rosefield, cello
Ingrid Pearson, clarinet
Christopher Gould, piano (lieder)
Emily Sun, violin
Flora Bain, horn
Norbert Meyn, tenor, director

Robert Kahn (1865-1951):

1 Romanze in F minor

2 's ist ein so stiller heil'ger Tag

3 Novemberfeier

4 Idyll No 1

5 Liebestrost No 10

6-15 Tagebuch in Tönen (Leaves from the Tree of Life)

Neun Lieder nach Gedichte von Christian Morgenstern, Op 31
16 No 2: Liebesbrief
17 No 8: Die Unke

18 Feuerbestattung No 5 from Fünf Lieder, Op 38

19 Gebet No 9 (Neun Lieder im Volkston, Op 47)

Quintet in C minor, Op 54 (first recording)
20 Allegro non troppo
21 Presto assai
22 Andante sostenuto
23 Allegro agitato

Recorded 15-16 December 2018 (Tagebuch in Tönen and lieder) and 6 April 2019 (Quintet Op 52 and Romance Op 25 No 1) at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London UK