Music of Felix Draeseke on Record
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AK Coburg DR 0011 [CD]

String Quartet nr. 1 in C minor, op 27 (1880) Click to listen to a portion of this quartet
String Quartet nr. 2 in E minor, op 35 (1886)
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The Hölderlin String Quartet

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AK Coburg DR 0012 [CD]

String Quartet nr. 3 in C# minor, op 66 (1895) Click to listen to a portion of this quartet
Suite for Two Violins, op 86 (1911)
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The Hölderlin String Quartet

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  AK Coburg DR 0004 [CD]

Quintet in A for Two Violins, Viola, Violotta, and Cello, WoO 25 (1897) 'Stelzner-Quintett' Click to listen to the scherzo of the Stelzner Quintet
Quintet in F for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Celli, op 77 (1901)

Acantus String Quartet - Magdeburg

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  AK Coburg DR 0010 [CD]

Quintet in A for Two Violins, Viola, Violotta, and Cello, WoO 25 (1897) 'Stelzner-Quintett'
Süße Melancholie, op 13 nr. 8 (arr:
Müller-Steinbach)
Arnold Krug: Preis Sextet In D Major for Two Violins, Viola, Violotta, Cello, and Cellone, op 68

The Summit Chamber Players

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MDG - 6150673 [CD] 

Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & horn in B flat major, op 48

Mozart Klavierquartett

(also contains the Piano Quartet in E flat major, op 47 by Robert Schumann)

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AK Coburg DR 0001 [CD] 

Viola Sonata No. 1 in C minor, WoO 21
Viola Sonata No. 2 in F, WoO 26 Click to listen to the first movement of the second viola sonata.

Franco Sciannameo [viola], Eric Moe [piano]

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AK Coburg DR 0002 [CD]

Sonata for Cello in D, op 51
Ballade for Cello and Piano in B minor, op 7
Barcarole for Cello and Piano in A minor, op 11 Click to listen to the Barcarole for Cello and Piano
Piano Pieces: Vision op 21/1; Traum im Elfenhain op 21/2; Rote Blätter fallen op 14/1; Verweht op 14/2; Valse-Scherzo op 5/2

Barbara Thiem [cello], Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach [piano]

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More information on Draeseke's music for cello.

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AK Coburg DR 0003 [CD]

Clarinet Sonata in B flat, op 38 Click to listen to the final movement of the clarinet sonata.
Scene for Violin and Piano, op 69
Violin Sonata in B flat, op 38 (alternate version of clarinet sonata)

Martin Nitschmann [clarinet], Nanette Schmidt [violin], Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach [piano] 

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CAvi 3156739 [CD]

Clarinet Sonata in B flat, op 38

Kilian Herold [clarinet], Amir Katz [piano] 

(also contains Brahms Sonata for Clarinet op 120 nr 2 and Reinecke Introduzione & Allegro appassionato op 256)

Draeseke, Reinecke, Brahms CD

MSR Classics MS1382 [CD]

Clarinet Sonata in B flat, op 38

Hideaki Aomori [clarinet], Joshua Pierce [piano] 

(also contains Mendelssohn Concert Pieces nrs 1 & 2; Burgmüller Duo in E-flat, op 15; Beethoven Clarinet Trio, op 11; with Daniel Barrett [cello])

DRAESEKE, MENDELSSOHN CD

AK Coburg DR 0005 [CD]

Adagio for Horn and Piano, op 31 (1885)
Romanze for Horn and Piano, op 32 (1885) Click to listen to the Romanze for Horn and Piano
Fata Morgana, op 13 (1877)
Kleine Suite for English Horn and Piano, op 87 (1911)
Das verlassene Mägd'lein, op 2: Vol II#5
Märzblumen Lieder, op 2: Vol I Click to listen to one of the Märzblumen Lieder
Drei Gesänge, op 76 (1906)
Der Mönch von Bonifazio, melodrama after C.F.Meyer, op 74

Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach [piano], Thomas Crome [horn], Georg Lustig [english horn], Ingrid Würtz [soprano], Helmut Loos [narrator]

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cpo  jpe:9138980299 [3CD]

Symphony No. 1 in G major, op 12
Symphony No. 2 in F major, op 25
Symphony No. 3 in C major "Symphonia tragica", op 40
Symphony No. 4 in e " Symphonia Comica", WoO 38
Overture to "Gudrun"

Serenade in D, op 49 Click to listen to the third movement of Draeseke's Serenade
Funeral March in E minor, op 79

Radio-Philharmonie Hannover des NDR conducted by Jorg-Peter Weigle 

Reissue of individual cpo recordings (see below) as a 3CD set at a special price €19.99

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cpo  999 746 [CD]

Symphony No. 1 in G major, op 12
Symphony No. 4 in e " Symphonia Comica", WoO 38
Overture to "Gudrun"

Radio-Philharmonie Hannover des NDR conducted by Jorg-Peter Weigle 

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Read: review#1; review#2; review#3.

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MDG 335 0929 [CD]

Symphony No. 1 in G major, op 12
Piano concerto in E flat major, op 36

Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra, conducted by George Hanson, Claudius Tanski [piano]

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cpo  999 719 [CD]

Symphony No. 2 in F major, op 25
Serenade in D, op 49
Click to listen to the third movement of Draeseke's Serenade

Radio-Philharmonie Hannover des NDR conducted by Jorg-Peter Weigle 

Read a review; read an essay on the Serenade

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  MDG 335 1041 [CD]

Symphony No. 3 in C major "Symphonia tragica", op 40
Symphonic Prologue to "Penthesilea"
op 50
Overture to "Gudrun"

Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra, conducted by George Hanson

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Symphony No. 3 in C major "Symphonia tragica", op 40
cpo  999 581 [CD]

Symphony No. 3 in C major "Symphonia tragica", op 40
Funeral March in E minor, op 79

Radio-Philharmonie Hannover des NDR conducted by Jorg-Peter Weigle 

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Urania URLP-7162 [Mono LP]

Symphony No. 3 in C major "Symphonia tragica", op 40

Berlin Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hermann Desser (a.k.a. Heinz Drewes). Released in the US in 1955 and deleted from the Urania catalogue in November 1957; out of print. The origins of this recording make for interesting reading and speculation; mp3 and RealAudio files of this historic recording are also available.

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Varese Sarabande VC81092 [Mono LP]

Symphony No. 3 in C major "Symphonia tragica," op 40

Berlin Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hermann Desser (Heinz Drewes). Monophonic reissue in 1979 from the same source as the Urania LP (above); out of print. The origins of this recording make for interesting reading and speculation; mp3 files of this historic recording are also available.

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Symphony No. 3 in C major "Symphonia tragica", op 40

Berlin Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hermann Desser (Heinz Drewes). Digital reissue. Original source was a pressing of Urania URLP-7162; transfer and restoration by David Lennick and Joe Salerno in December 2010.

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Σ-Recordings [CD]

Thunersee, WoO 27 (1903)

Thuner Stadtorchester conducted by Laurent Gendre. This CD is available directly from the Allgemeine Orchestergesellschaft Thun; download an order form.  

(also contains Liadov: Enchanted Lake op 62; Moeschinger: 'Stati d'animo' Passacaglia for orchestra; Dvorak: Romance in f op 11; Saint-Saëns: Havanaise op 83; Paganini: Concerto for Violin nr 2 op 7:III La Campanella; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen op 20a. Violinist: Alexandre Dubach)

DRAESEKE, MENDELSSOHN CD

Piano Concerto in E-flat major, op 36

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin conducted by Michael Sanderling, Markus Becker [piano]

(also contains two piano concerti by Salomon Jadassohn)

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Pair Music Schönwalde PM 25 004 [CD & LP]

Piano Music: Sonata in C-sharp minor, op 6; Petite Histoire (Complete), op 9 ; Vision and Weltvergessenheit, op 21, Nos. 1 and 5; March and Perpetuum Mobile, op 23, Nos. 5 and 6; Sturmgedanken, op 43, No. 1

Evelinde Trenkner [piano]

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Piano Music of Draeseke (Trenkner)
MDG L 3514  [CD] 

Sonata for piano, op 6

Claudius Tanski  [piano]
(also contains the Sonata for piano in B minor, by Franz Liszt)

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Draeseke's Piano Sonata
Altarus - 9030 [CD] 

Sonata for piano, op 6

Claudius Tanski  [piano]

(also contains the Sonata for piano in B minor, by Franz Liszt)

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Draeseke's Piano Sonata
RBM - 3045 [LP] 

Sonata for piano, op 6
Verweht, op 14 nr 2
Traum in Elfenhain, op 21 nr 2
Launische Fee, op 21 nr 4

Hans-Dieter Bauer   [piano]

(also contains "Venezia e Napoli" by Franz Liszt [LP title: Werke von Liszt und seinem Kreis - Vol. 2; recorded September 1975])

Hans-Dieter Bauer spielt Werke von Liszt und seinem Kreis - Vol. 2 {Cover unavailable}
Bayer 100175 [5 CDs]

Christus - Mysterium in Four Parts: The Birth of the Lord; The Consecration of Christ; Christ the Prophet; Death and Victory of the Lord

Elvira Dreaen, Evangelische Jugendkantorei der Pfalz, Heilbronner Vokalensemble, Bernd Kampf, Philip Langridge, Karl Markus, Conducted by Udo-R. Follert 

Christus - Mysterium in Four Parts

cpo 999 826-2 [CD]

Songs for Alto and Baritone (22 Lieder - Includes: Helge's Treue, op 1; Ritter Olaf, op 19; Landschaftsbilder, op 20; Vier Lieder, op 81)

Ingeborg Danz [Alto], Roman Trekel [Baritone], Cord Garben [Piano]

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Draeseke 22 Lieder cpo

Große Messe in A minor, op 85 

Nederlands Kamerkoor, conducted by Uwe Gronostay
(also includes Vier Doppelchörige Gesänge, op 141 by Robert Schumann)

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Große Messe in A minor, op.85 Globe - 5417

(Schwann) Polyphonia POL 63018[LP]

Große Messe in A minor, op 85
Leichlinger Kantorei, Udo-R Follert, dir.

6 Fugues, Op. 15 for Keyboard (Complete)
Bernhard Haas [organ]

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Große Messe in A minor, op 85
(Schwann) Polyphonia POL 63020 [LP]

Geistliche Gesänge, op 57 (Complete)

Ravensberg Chamber Choir, Udo-R Follert [cond.]

(also includes Friedrich Kiel: Motets, Op. 82) 

Geistliche Gesänge, op 57
LM-MA-1029 (available through IDG)[CD]

Song Cycles: Trauer und Trost, op 24 (Complete); Ritter Olaf, op 19 (Complete) 

Wolfgang Röntz, [tenor], Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach [piano]

(also includes songs by Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann) 

Song Cycles: Trauer und Trost, op 24 (Complete); Ritter Olaf, op 19 (Complete)
(Schwann) Polyphonia POL 63007 [LP]

Requiem in b-minor for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra, op 22

Jeanette Zarou [sop], Ulla Tocha [alto], Karl Markus [ten],  Phillip Langshaw [bar], Leichlinger Kantorei, Collegium Instrumentale Köln, Udo-R Follert, cond.

Requiem in b-minor for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra, op 22

Draeseke: Der Tod kennt den Weg, op 58

Ulf Bastlein [baritone], Sascha el Mouissi [piano]

(Also includes vocal music to texts by Christian Friedrich Hebbel by Berg, Brahms, Braunfels, Cornelius, Courvoisier, Kirchner, Liszt, Mattiesen, Pfitzner, Schillings, Schoeck, Schumann, Wolf)

Deutsche Grammophon 453 484-2 [CD]

Draeseke: Psalm 93 op 56 (Der Herr ist König)

Dresdner Kreuzchor, conducted by Roderich Kreile

(Also includes choral music by Bach, Brahms, Bruckner, Duda, Hessenberg, Homilius, Mendelssohn, Reger, Schein, Schütz) Read a review

Dresdner Kreuzchor, conducted by Roderich Kreile

ISTIA [CD]

Draeseke: Songs, op 2 (Book 1 - Märzblumen: nr 2 Vergessen; nr 5 Ich Schau In Dein Auge Voll Glanz Und Glut; nr 6 Hochfluth)

Wendy Waller [soprano], Margaret Singer [Piano]

(Also includes vocal music by Liszt, Paër, Bellini, Schubert, Saint-Saëns, Wagner, Grieg, Quilter, Bronsart von Schellendof)

Genie Oblige! Franz Liszt - Origin Oeuvre & Legacy In Song

10 Jahre IDG 1996 (available through IDG) [CD]

String Quartet No. 2 in E minor, op 35
Buch des Frohmuts,
op 17:Glockentürmers Tochter
Vier Gesänge, op 62:Drei Kameraden
Barcarole in a for Cello and Piano,
op 11
Little Suite for English Horn and Piano,
op 87:First Movement (Menuett and Trio)
Sonata in C-sharp minor for Piano,
op 6:Finale.
Sonata in B-flat for Clarinet and Piano,
op 38:Finale
Rote Blätter fallen, Valse-Scherzo (from piano collections
op 14 & op 5 arr. for Woodwind Sextet)
Was die Schwalbe sang,
op 21:Abschied ohne Ende

Wratislavia String Quartet, Carolin Masur, Johannes Knapp, Ralph Braun, Danielle Maheus, Claudius Tanski, Martin Nitschmann, Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach, Karlsruhe Woodwind Sextet, Michael Sattel

10 Jahre IDG 1996
Querstand - 9608 [CD] 

Christus (choral preludes): Johannes der Täufer; Jesus am Kreuz; O Ewigkeit du Donnerwort

Felix Friedrich, Volker Frtizsche [organ]

(Also includes music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann, Eduard Tregler, et al.)

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Hyperion CDA67045 [CD]

Franz Liszt: Helges Treue ('Helge's Loyalty') S686 (1860) Ballad by Moritz Graf Strachwitz. Music adapted from Felix Draeseke

Leslie Howard [piano], Wolf Kahler [recitation]

(From: Liszt - The Complete Music For Solo Piano, Vol 41: The Recitations with Pianoforte)

Franz Liszt: Helges Treue

Accord 204932 [CD]

Franz Liszt: Helges Treue ('Helge's Loyalty') S686 (1860) Ballad by Moritz Graf Strachwitz. Music adapted from Felix Draeseke 

William Nabore [piano], Caroline Gautier [recitation]

(From "Melodrames romantiques"; also contains Liszt's "Des toten Dichters Liebe" and "Lenore"; Schubert's "Abschied von der Erde" and Schumann's "Ballade vomHeideknaben", "Die Flüchtlinge" and "Schön Hedwig")

Franz Liszt: Helges Treue
 
 

[ Read an annotated discography from Classics today - Klassik heute, 6/2000 ]
[ Also see discography arranged by opus number ( includes 'live' recordings available for download) ]

[ Many of these recordings are available from Records International ]

 
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