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Suzi More and Angela Manso Perform Two Songs of Clara Plaut

by Suzi More & Angela Manso

Released 2017
Lil Red Hen Records
Released 2017
Lil Red Hen Records
When Max Kowalski, left Germany for England (1939) his student, Clara Plaut, wrote and dedicated these two songs to him.
"Weltende"  (Else Lasker-Schüler) & Lebewohl (Eduard Mörike). She later emigrated to NYC, United States.
NOTES
CLARA PLAUT was born 12 July 1890, received Social Security number 125-26-9814 (indicating New York) and, Death Master File says, died May 1969.

Very little is known about this lady who studied music composition with the Holocaust composer, Max Kowalski (1882-1956) Clara Plaut.

It is only known that she wrote these two songs for Max, who was shortly imprisoned in Buchenwald Concentration Camp and dedicated them to him when he left Germany for England in 1939.

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Three Songs of the Sea (Blue Remixes)

by Suzi More

Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
Three Songs of the Sea is a tale of love and longing with a Celtic feeling...A remix of three songs from Suzi More's first CD "Blue"
Suzi is joined by Baritone Daniel McCarthy in this version.
NOTES
NOTES
About Suzi More- Suzi More is not only a composer of children's songs and lyrical ballads, but an educator of pop and jazz vocalists. A classically trained vocal artist, her recital work and language studies readied her to perform on the operatic stage. But college courses in the Jazz Music Department at Livingston College, Rutgers University, led her to work with an array of brilliant artists including Kenny Barron (piano), Mike Ridley (Jazz Ensemble) …
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Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D. 965, Op. posth. 129 (Live)

by Suzi More, Victoria Griswold & Walter Terry MacWilliams

Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
"The Shepherd on the Rock" by Franz Schubert, in German is "Der Hirt auf dem Felsen" D 965, Opus posth. 129. It Is a Lied for soprano, clarinet, and piano by Franz Schubert, composed in 1828. This CD from a "live" concert in the 1980s.
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"The Shepherd on the Rock" in German is "Der Hirt auf dem Felsen" D 965, Opus posth. 129, a Lied for soprano, clarinet, and piano by Franz Schubert, composed in 1828.

Der Hirt auf dem Felsen was composed in 1828 during the final months of his life.

The Lied was written for an operatic soprano, Pauline Anna Milder-Hauptmann, a friend of Schubert. She had requested a piece that would show not only her exquisite technical abilities in phrasing and …
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Mozart's "Exultate, Jubilate!"

by Suzi More

Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
Suzi More sings Mozart's (Jan 27, 1756-Dec 5, 1701) religious solo motet (composed for a singer, whose technical skill he admired. Its first performance was on Jan 17, 1773. This recording from a "live " concert in Dunellen, NJ, Oscar Ravina, directing
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This religious solo motet was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5,1791) for a singer, whose technical excellence he admired. Its first performance was on January 17, 1773.

1. Exsultate, jubilate,
o vos animae beatae,
dulcia cantica canendo,
cantui vestro respondendo,
psallant aethera cum me.

1. English:Rejoice, resounding with joy,
o you blessed ones, singing such sweet songs,
and In response to your singing,
let the heavens sing forth with me.

2. Recitative
Fulget amica dies, jam fugere
et …
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, 6 Japanischer Frühling

by Suzi More & Angela Manso

Released 2012
Lilredhen
Released 2012
Lilredhen
6 Songs of a 10 Song Cycle of Max Kowalski, Opus 19 from the manuscript.
The very first songs that the artist ever heard, found for 2 cents a piece in a
a used music bin in Pedelson's Music Store, NYC over 35 years ago.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi Sings Simple Tunes for Toddlers

by Suzi More

Released 2013
Lilredhen Records
Released 2013
Lilredhen Records
Suzi sings some of the most beloved children's folk songs, in most of the selections she is accompanied by Miss "Angie" Angela Manso, not only a classical artist/accompanist for Suzi's concerts but a funny lady too.
NOTES
Suzi More is an educator and composer of not only children's songs but of many other styles and genres. She also has finished a 10 year project to record all of the originally published works of Max Kowalski (1882-1956) Holocaust Composer, who she researched in Germany and England over a 22 year period, leading her to give papers in London and eventually meet the composer's daughter who left her all of the composer's works, published and in …
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Suzi Loves Coffee: Cantata of J. S. Bach, BWV 211

by Suzi More, Paul Rogers, Steven Farris & Oscar Ravina

Released 2013
Lilredhen
Released 2013
Lilredhen
Suzi More, Soprano, with Steven Farris, Baritone and Paul Rogers, Tenor sing Johann Sebastian Bach's "Coffee Cantata" BWV 211 with the JCLO, with Oscar Ravina conducting. circa 1986.
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The Story of this Coffee Cantata, a charming and hilarious cantata about a young lady's addiction to Coffee. Written by the Great Johann Sebastian Bach. 1685-1750.
In the distant past there was a little diva named Suzi More who was asked (by it's founder, Peter Munoz) to take over a little orchestral ensemble in Jersey City called the JCLOS (Jersey City Little Orchestra Society). this was between the years 1984-1987. She found some funding from …
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Suzi More sings Loretta Jankowski, Phoenix

by Suzi More & Angela Manso

Released 2011
lilredhen
Released 2011
lilredhen
Phoenix is an art song by Loretta Jankowski. A powerful work dedicated to the spiritual growth in all women and men who have had to struggle with unknown fears.
NOTES
This was a song cycle written in 1989 which won the NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Art Song Composition Competition. Music by Loretta Jankowski, lyrics by Susan Morehead (aka Suzi More), this song cycle was originally performed by Susan Morehead, soprano and Victoria Griswold, piano at the NATS Convention in California. The original tessitura of this song was extremely high and deemed too difficult for most soprano voices, hence, this recording is a later …
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Blue

by Suzi More

Released 2005
Lil' Red Hen
Released 2005
Lil' Red Hen
An eclectic CD of many vocal styles including blues, smooth jazz, pop, folk, latin and celtic.
NOTES
About Suzi More- Suzi More is not only a composer of children's songs and lyrical ballads, but an educator of pop and jazz vocalists. A classically trained vocal artist, her recital work and language studies readied her to perform on the operatic stage. But college courses in the Jazz Music Department at Livingston College, Rutgers University, led her to work with an array of brilliant artists including Kenny Barron (piano), Mike Ridley (Jazz Ensemble) as …
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Up, Down, Turn Around

by Suzi More

Released 2006
little red hen
Released 2006
little red hen
This CD is a collection of Children's songs from many years of concerts for young children. Suzi More writes with wit and charm for all ages.There is a song for brushing your teeth, bathing with your favorite duck, your red wagon and even for nodding off
NOTES
Suzi More has been an "Early Childhood" educator for over 22 years. She believes deeply in the power of Music to not only educate, make people physically and mentally fit but to bring healing and well-being to those who learn to sing,
dance or play instruments.

Suzi possesses degrees in Music (BA), Education(MA) and studied Opera from her teens through 40's and attended one of the country's leading Opera Academies. She not only teaches classical …
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Never Weather Beaten Sail

by Suzi More and Daryl Hester

Released 2008
Lil' Red Hen
Released 2008
Lil' Red Hen
A mixture of Lute Songs, Pavans and Fantasias by Dowland and others.
NOTES
A New Jersey native, Miss More has performed extensively throughout the United States and abroad. She has been soloist and has appeared in numerous operatic roles performing with the Festival Chorus of New Jersey, the Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Singers, the Plainfield Symphony, Ars Musica Antiqua, the Garden State Chorale, the State Repertory Opera, Jersey Lyric Opera, Choral Baccarelli (Sao Paulo, Brazil), the Academy of Vocal Arts Opera Theatre (Philadelphia, PA), Montclair Chamber …
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Suzi More Sings Songs of John Jacob Niles

by Suzi More with Angela Manso

Released 2010
lilredhen
Released 2010
lilredhen
Songs and Carols of John Jacob Niles for voice and piano.
NOTES
John Jacob Niles (1892-1980) was an American Singer-Song Writer who was well known for collecting traditional folk ballads which greatly influenced the folk musicians of the 50s and 60s
In one publication of his songs for voice and piano, he sadly commented that he had transcribed so many ballads people didn’t really see him as a composer and that people assumed everything with his name on it were just folk tunes that he had …
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Italian Arias and Art Songs

by Suzi More with Elma Adams

Released 2015
Lilredhen
Released 2015
Lilredhen
12 Classical Italian Art Songs and arias of the 17th and 18th centuries sung by Suzi More with Elma Adams, pianist from a 1994 live concert in Wantaugh, Long Island.
NOTES
Susan More holds a B.A. degree from Rutgers University, M.A. degree from Jersey City State College, and pursued studies at the Academy of Vocal Arts, in Philadelphia, and New York University. She has appeared in numerous operatic roles performing with the Festival Chorus of New Jersey, the Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Singers, the Plainfield Symphony, Ars Musica Antiqua, the Garden State Chorale, the State Repertory Opera, Jersey Lyric Opera, Choral Baccarelli (…
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, Opus 1

by Suzi More with Angela Manso

Released 2008
Lil Red Hen
Released 2008
Lil Red Hen
German lieder of romantic period, This is Opus 1 of 17 originally published song cycles.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, Opus 2

by Suzi More with Kendell Kardt

Released 2010
lil red hen records
Released 2010
lil red hen records
The second Song cycle of Romantic Period composer, Max Kowalski (1882-1956). Published originally in 1913. It is now being reprinted by Recital Publications in Huntsville, Texas. The words are from Frederich Neitzsche's "Die Sonne SInkt."
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More sings Max Kowalski, Opus 3

by Suzi More with Kendell Kardt

Released 2012
Lilredhen
Released 2012
Lilredhen
German lieder of romantic period, Holocaust composer Max Kowalski, 1882-1956. This is Opus 3 of 17 originally published song cycles.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More sings Max Kowalski, Opus 4, Pierrot Lunaire

by Suzi More with Glenn Tiedemann

Released 2013
Lilredhen
Released 2013
Lilredhen
Max Kowalski, 1882-1956, Holocaust Composer was a Polish born, German composer. His 12 song cycle, Opus 4, Pierrot Lunaire, written and published in 1913 and it was his most famous song cycle.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, Opus 5

by Suzi More with Victoria Griswold

Released 2012
Lilredhen
Released 2012
Lilredhen
A recording of Max Kowalski's Opus 5, Three Songs on the Poetry of Martin Greif
Suzi More sings with Victoria Griswold at the Piano. songs are from the German Romantic Era.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Max Kowalski: Piano Works, Opus 6 and More

by Victoria Griswold

Released 2014
Lilredhen
Released 2014
Lilredhen
Four Piano Works of Max Kowalski, 1882-1956, Holocaust Composer.
Opus 6 are two works, Andante and Minuet. Originally published but now in public domain (reprinted by Recital Publications, Huntsville Texas. Fox Trot & Slow Tango are still in manuscript.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Andre Smith Sings Max Kowalski, Opus 7, Poetry of Conrad Ferdinand Meyer

by Andre Lamar Smith & Glenn Tiedemann

Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
Released 2016
Lil Red Hen Records
The Opus 7 of Max Kowalski, 1882-1956, Holocaust Composer. Sung by Baritone, Andre Lamar Smith with Pianist, Glenn Tiedemann. Three songs on the poetry of Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, dedicated to the famous Bass Baritone, Cornelis Bronsgeest.
NOTES
Max Kowalski, (1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of composition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Opus 8

by Suzi More & Victoria Griswold

Released 2013
Lilredhen
Released 2013
Lilredhen
Max Kowalski (1882-1956), Opus 8, Three songs of Martin Greif, written in 1914.
1. Vor der Ernte, 2. Abendklange, 3. Nachrgefuhl. These are lieder written for Gertrud Fischer-Maretski, a well-known performer of Leider in Kowalski's time in Germany.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, Opus 9

by Suzi More with Victoria Griswold

Released 2014
Lilredhenrecords
Released 2014
Lilredhenrecords
Opus 9, Four Songs of Max Kowalski, 1882-1956. On the poetry of Jakob Vogel, Novalis, Lissauer, and Dehmel. Originally written and dedicated to Hans Vaterhaus, a famous German Bass baritone, It is sung by Suzi More with Victoria Griswold at the piano.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Max Kowalski, Opus 10, Sechs Lieder Auf Alte Gedichte

by Suzi More With Angela Manso

Released 2015
Lilredhen
Released 2015
Lilredhen
Max Kowalski's Opus 10 is patterned on the songs of very old german music, the Minnesangers-the German version of Troubadors.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Max Kowalski, Op. 11, Sechs Liebeslieder Aus Dem Rokoko

by DJ Abbamont & Glenn Tiedemann

Released 2012
Lilredhen
Released 2012
Lilredhen
Six Liebeslieder (Love Songs) from the Rokoko (Baroque) were written by Max Kowalski and published in 1921 by N. Simrock, Berlin. He dedicated these very high and lighthearted songs to the then famous coloratura opera singer, Maria Ivogun.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More sings Max Kowalski, Opus 12 Marienlieder

by Suzi More with Angela Manso

Released 2010
lilredhen
Released 2010
lilredhen
A Marienlieder Song Cycle (Christmas Songs) by Max Kowalski, 1882-1956, Polish-born German composer.
NOTES
A Marienlieder is a song of Mary. In this cycle, mother of Jesus. The songs are in Mary's person, singing gently and lovingly to both Joseph, her husband and to the blessed child, Jesus. Although, the Kowalski project is mainly chronological in nature, Suzi has performed this cycle in concertsand it has been well received by audiences. As Christmas aproaches, the aim was to have it accessible to the listening public.

Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was …
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Max Kowalsksi Opus 13, 6 Songs Paul Verlaine.

by Suzi More with Angela Manso

Released 2014
Lilredhen
Released 2014
Lilredhen
Max Kowalsksi's Opus 13, 6 Songs from the poetry of Paul Verlaine.
Sung by Suzi More accompanied by Angela Manso,
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, Opus 14, 5 Songs of Hermann Hesse

by Suzi More with Angela Manso

Released 2014
Lilredhen
Released 2014
Lilredhen
Max Kowalski's 14 Song Cycle on the 5 Poems of Hermann Hesse. Performed by Suzi More, soprano, with Angela Manso at the piano.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More With Glenn Tiedemann Sings Max Kowalskii, Opus 15

by Suzi More With Glenn Tiedemann

Released 2015
Lilredhen Records
Released 2015
Lilredhen Records
Suzi More sings Max Kowalski's Opus 15, Songs on the poetry of Alfred Henschke (better known as Klabund) with Glenn Tiedemann accompanying.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, Op. 17, On Poetry of Goethe

by Suzi More & Glenn Tiedemann

Released 2015
Lilredhen Records
Released 2015
Lilredhen Records
Suzi More with Glenn Tiedemann, Sings the Opus 17 of Max Kowalski, on the Poetry of Goethe.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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Suzi More Sings Max Kowalski, Opus 16

by Suzi More with Angel Manso

Released 2010
lilredhen
Released 2010
lilredhen
The 16th of 17 published lieder of the Holocaust composer, Max Kowalski. Published by Leukart in 1931, it was one of the last of his works to ever be printed. Because of his Jewish background his works were soon to be censored in Nazi Germany.
NOTES
Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was Bernhard Sekles and voice, Alexander Heineman. In Germany from 1913 till 1931, Max Kowalski was a prolific composer of beautiful lieder in the Romantic style. Although he was Jewish, Max Kowalski wrote music of all styles and genres, …
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