Browse: Brahms - Two songs for contralto with viola obbligato, Op. 91
This page lists all recordings of Two songs for contralto with viola obbligato, Op. 91 by Johannes Brahms (1833-97).
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo), Sir Simon Rattle (piano), Rahel Rilling (violin), Wolfram Brandl (violin), Yulia Deyneka (viola), David Adorjan (cello), Andrew Marriner (clarinet)
There is some lovely singing from Kožená, whose fawn-tinted mezzo retains its attractive quality from her earliest discs…She sings the two Brahms collections well, especially the Ophelia Songs,... — More…
Vienna Philharmonic, Bruno Walter
Her dark, distinctive timbre, expressive colouring and fast-moving vibrato are heard at their best in Schubert, Mahler, Wolf and Brahms, although she also sings splendidly in Purcell’s Sound... — More…
Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Michael McMahon (piano), Nicolo Eugelmi (viola)
The absorbing six songs that make up Op 86 are all easily encompassed by Marie-Nicole Lemieux, not least because her technique is so secure that she can pay attention to the meaning of each song.... — More…
Maxim Rysanov (viola), with Boris Brovtsyn (violins), Julia Deyneka (viola), Kristine Blaumane (cello), with Mariana Osipova, with Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano) & Ashley Wass (piano)
In the rhapsodic musings of the slow movement Rysanov becomes the idealised incarnation of the gypsy fiddler that Brahms surely had in mind when composing that uniquely florid part. The whole... — More…
60 Years - Looking to the Future
Joseph Rouleau (bass), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Michael MacMahon (piano), Nicolò Eugelmi (viola), James Ehnes (violin), Luc Beauséjour (piano), Benoit Loiselle (cello), Nareh Arghamanyan (piano), Marianne Fiset (soprano), Angèle Dubeau (violin), Anton Kuerti (piano), Louis Quilico (baritone),...