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Elly Ameling


Elly Ameling is really a Dutch soprano renowned on her behalf performances of art song and oratorio. She actually is one of the few performers to gain world-wide fame without having to be an operatic superstar. Actually, though she do sing one staged function (Ilia in Mozart’s Idomeneo in 1973 and 1974), she prevented opera almost completely during her a lot more than 40-season performing profession, choosing to target rather on concert and recital repertory. Ameling started her vocal research with Jo Bollekamp and Jacoba Dresden Dhont in Rotterdam, and afterwards coached French tune books with renowned vocalist Pierre Bernac. She initial came to interest by earning the 1956 Hertogenbosch and 1958 Geneva tournaments. Debut recitals in Amsterdam (1961), London (1966), and NY (1968) were essential milestones within a developing profession that eventually got her all around the globe. She found unique favor with japan public. Like a concert designer, Ameling was specifically noted on her behalf Bach and Mozart interpretations. At exactly the same time, her shows in works like the oratorios of Haydn and Mendelssohn as well as the 4th Symphony of Mahler are justly adored. Her concerts also included shows of Alban Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder and Altenberg Lieder, in addition to Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’été and Ravel’s Shéhérazade. Usually interested in songs, she sang within the premiere of Frank Martin’s Mystère de la Nativité in 1959. She experienced the honor of performing during the wedding ceremony of Princess Christina of holland in 1975, in addition to through the Royal Crowning Wedding ceremony of Princess Beatrix of holland in 1980. Ameling’s huge repertory includes tunes in German, French, Dutch, British, Italian, Spanish, and Japanese. She was most highly from the tunes of Franz Schubert, but she was an similarly achieved interpreter of Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, and Hugo Wolf. Her exceptional experience for the French mélodie is usually on screen in EMI’s total recordings from the tunes of Debussy, Fauré, Poulenc, and Ravel, with Dalton Baldwin on the piano. Various other notable profession highlights add a documenting of the entire tracks of Dutch Baroque composer Constantijn Huygens (with baritone Utmost truck Egmond), recital shows of tracks by Joaquin Rodrigo and Xavier Montsalvatge (they don’t often appear on her behalf recordings), and shows of Frank Martin, Samuel Barber, and Benjamin Britten. Ameling sometimes offered cabaret evenings in romantic settings, like the Stratford Event in Canada. Elly Ameling’s tone of voice is really a light soprano of great purity, with an excellent command of the complete powerful range and a multitude of expressive colours. She moved hardly any on-stage, therefore actually the slightest hands gesture transported great indicating. Having been an target audience preferred for over 30 years, Ameling retired from your recital stage within the mid-’90s, carrying out a group of farewell recitals in her preferred cities. Nevertheless, she continues to talk about her like of song giving get good at classes for youthful performers.

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Full Name Elly Ameling
Profession Opera Singer
Nationality Dutch
Music Songs Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118, Seligkeit, D 433, La diva de "L'Empire", Del cabello más sutil, Les Rose d'Ispahan, Sweet Was The Song, La Fée aux chansons, Adieux de l'hôtesse arabe, Wiegenlied, D 498, Chanson triste, Vocalise-étude, Au bord de l'eau, Op. 8 No. 1, Der Nussbaum, Op. 25/3: Es grünet ein Nussbaum vor dem Haus, Widmung, Op. 25/1: Du meine Seele, du mein Herz, Baile de Nadal, Klein, klein Jezuken, C'est la paix, Op. 114, Hat dich die Liebe berührt, Nell, op. 18 no. 1, Schubert: Ave Maria, "Ellens Gesang III", D839, L'appel des bergers, Viens! Les gazons sont verts!, 'Exsultate, jubilate', KV 165, Mozart: Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte, K.520, J.S. Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245 / Part One - No.9 Aria: Ich folge dir gleichfalls", Wolf: Mörike-Lieder - 16. Elfenlied, L'aurore s'allume, Wolf: Mörike-Lieder - 36. "Lebe wohl", Noël des jouets, 2 Songs, Op. 3: No. 1, Seule!, "Dans un baiser, l'onde au rivage", Brahms: Der Frühling, Op.6, No.2, Wolf: Mörike-Lieder - 45. Nixe Binsefuss
Albums Mendelssohn: Elias, Schubert Lieder, Mélodies (soprano: Elly Ameling, baritone: Gérard Souzay, piano: Dalton Baldwin), Schubert / Schumann: Songs, Fauré - Requiem, Pavane, Pelléas et Mélisande, Vivaldi: Juditha Triumphans, Schubert: Rosamunde, Requiem, Mozart: Lieder & Notturni (2 CDs, Vol.24 of 45), Elly Ameling Sings Schubert, Lieder: Ave Maria, etc. (Ameling and Baldwin), Schubert/Schumann: Lieder, Weihnachts-Oratorium (The Acadamy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields feat. conductor: Philip Ledger, soprano: Elly Ameling, bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, alto: Janet Baker, tenor: Robert Tear), Weihnachts-Oratorium, In De Grote Kerk Te Monnickendam, Songs by Dutch Composers, On Wings of Song, Ravel: Shéhérazade (1905) / Duparc: Chanson triste / L'Invitation au voyage / Debussy: La damoiselle élue (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Chorus feat. soprano: Elly Ameling, conductor: Edo de Waart), Magnificat in D major / Cantata no. 10, J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245, J.S. Bach - Messe in h-moll BWV 232, Requiem in D minor, Soirée française, Elly Ameling Edition/4 CD Slipcase Box, Bach: Bauern-/Kaffeekantate, Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio (Highlights) - BWV 248, Elly Ameling - Live Concert Recordings 1957-1991, Bach, J.S.: Cantatas Nos. 80 & 140, Elly Ameling Recital, Die Schöpfung (Wiener Philharmoniker, feat. conductor: Karl Münchinger), Lieder, An die Musik: Schubert Lieder, Haydn: Die Schöpfung; Messa brevis Sancti; Joannis de Deo, Cimarosa: Requiem; Concertante for Flute, Oboe & Orchestra, J.S. Bach: Osteroratorium, Magnificat (Eloquence), Debussy: Intégrale des Mélodies, Bach, J.S.: Christmas Oratorio, The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Volume 7: Schubert in 1815 I, Haydn: Lieder, Mozart : Requiem - Apex, Martin: Le mystère de la Nativité [1957], Vol. 2, Schubert: Lieder, Messiah, The Artistry of Elly Ameling, Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach (E. Ameling, G. Leonhardt, H. M. Linde), Icon: Elly Ameling, Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch, Peer Gynt, Bach: Cantatas, Aria’s en Liederen, Mozart: Lieder & Notturni

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