Video of a performance of Wilhelm Grosz's 5 songs from the Japanese Spring, poetry by Hans Bethge.
|Date||14th September 2017|
Jolene McCleland (mezzo soprano) and José Dias (piano) perform Wilhelm Grosz's Fünf Gedichte aus dem „Japanische Frühling” von Hans Bethge, Op. 3, written in Vienna in 1915. As noted in the title, the original poetry is Japanese, and was translated by Hans Bethge. The movements are as follows:
I Trübes Lied (words by Ozi)
II Die Verlassene (anonymous)
III Das Mädchen auf der Brücke (anonymous)
IV Jubel (words by Tsurayuki)
V Noch einmal ... (words by Ms Izumi Shikibu)
The score was published by Universal Edition in 1919, and is in the public domain.