Repertoire list

a song for HELLAS

Each participant should prepare a program of 12 songs (approximately 40 minutes) from the repertoire list below, including at least four Schubert songs and at least one song in Greek. The songs should be sung in the original language and without a sheet music. Transposing is allowed. Separate songs from song-cycles are also allowed.

First round

F. Schubert: Two songs selected from the list below.

Charles Gounod: "A une jeune grecque" (women) or "Maid of Athens" (men)

Semifinals and finals

From the given program of 12 songs.

20min each (the jury will choose)

(Clicking on the respective composer shows information and the sheet music for all songs. The sheet music is only for consultation purposes. We recomand  participants who are interested in one or more songs to contact the publisher directly and buy the sheet music for themselves or the library of their institution library, college, academy.)

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Die Götter Griechenlands (Friedrich Schiller), D 677

Ganymed (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe), D 544

Der zürnenden Diana (Mayrhofer), D 707

Lied eines Schiffers an die Diorskuren (Mayrhofer)  D 360

An die Leier (Anakreon)  D 737

Der entsühnte Orest (Mayrhofer), D 699

Prometheus (Goethe), D 674

Atys (Mayrhofer), D 585

Memnon (Mayrhofer), D 541

Hippolits Lied (Friedrich von Gerstenberg), D 890

Fahrt zum Hades (Mayrhofer), D 526

Lied des Orpheus, als er in die Hölle ging (Johann G.Jacobi), D 474

Gruppe aus dem Tartarus (Schiller), D 583

Dithyrambe (Schiller) D801

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Sapphische Ode op.94, nr.4 (Hans Schmidt)

An eine Äolsharfe Op.19 Nr.5 (Eduard Mörike)

Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

Anakreons Grab (J.W.von Goethe)

 

Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

A une jeune grecque CG.324 (Sappho) 

Maid of Athens CG. 406 (Lord Byron)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

3 Chansons de Billitis (Pierre Louÿs)

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Cinq melodies populaires grecques M.A 9, 10, 4, 5, 11

Bolko Graf von Hochberg (1843-1926)

Gute Nacht (Emanuel Geibel) Op.31 No.2

Jean Coulthard (1908-2000) 

Three Ancient Memories of Greece

  1. Before the statue of Endymion (K. Kavafis)

  2. What rapture could I take from song (Sappho)

  3. Long ago (K. Kavafis)

Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946)

Róże dla Safo op. 51 ("Roses for Sappho", Transl. M. Jasnorzewska-Pawlikowska)

  1. Glykopikros

  2. Faon 

  3. Śmierć Safo

  4. Epitafium​

Arthur Lourié (1891-1966)

Greeks Songs on poetry of Sappho (Transl. Vjačeslav Ivanov):​

First Album (Alt/Bass)

1. Lament for Adonis [Плач по Адонису]

2. Erotic Fragment [Эротический отрывок]

3. Hymnic Fragment [Гимнический отрывок]

4. The Garden of the Nymphs [Сад Нимф]

5. From the Wedding songs [Из свадебных песен]

6. Plea to Aphrodite [Моления Афродите]

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Second Album (Sopran/Mezzosopran/Tenor)

7. From the Wedding songs [Из свадебных песен]

8. From the Wedding songs [Из свадебных песен]

9. Erotic Fragment [Эротический отрывок]

10. Erotic Fragment [Эротический отрывок]

11. Expectation [Ожидание]

12. Erotic Fragment [Эротический отрывок]

Mathilde Kralik von Meyrswalden (1857-1944) 

Lied der Sappho (Johann Gottfried Herder)

  1. Ich kann nicht süsse Mutter

  2. Der Mond ist schon hinunter

  3. Ach die gliederlösende böse Liebe

  4. Lieblicher Abendstern

  5. Komm, o Cypris

  6. Erstorben wirst du liegen

Georgios Kasassoglou (1908-1984)

(Songs on poetry of Dionisios Solomos)

Ο απρίλης με τον έρωτα (April mit dem Eros)

Μητέρα Μεγαλόψυχη (Barmherzige Mutter)

Στην σκιά χειροπιασμένες (Im Schatten Hand in Hand)

Του μαγιού ροδοφαίνεται η μέρα  (Der Maitag)

Γαλήνη  (Meeresstille)

und

Archäische Miniatur (K.Sabathas)

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Hermann Reutter (1900-1985) 

Three Monologes of Empedokles  (Friedrich Hölderlin)

  1. Euch ruf ich über das Gefild herein

  2. Ha! Jupiter, Befreier! Näher tritt

  3. In meiner Stille kamst du leise wandelnd

More about philhellenism in poetry and music from the 19th and 20th centuries here:

First international Lied competition

Bolko von Hochberg 2021

A song for HELLAS

What

Song competition

on the subject of "HELLAS"

When

21.-25. March 2021

Registration deadline:

December 23, 2020

Where

Gerhart-Hautmann-Theater

Görlitz

Kontakt 

We are at your disposal for any question.

Eleni Ioannidou, Heinz Müller

Ars-Augusta e.V. Augustastraße 6, Görlitz 02826

liedcompetition@gmail.com

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