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On 7 October, songs written by Gerard Bunk between 1907 and 1910 will be sung by the Lied class of the Peter Cornelius Conservatory in Mainz: In stiller Nacht (Friedrich Spee) and Es flüstert in dämmriger Stunde (Heinrich Seidel) from op. 21; Eisnacht (Clara Müller) and Das Hummelchen (Heinrich Seidel) from op. 22; Hör ich das Liedchen klingen and Es treibt mich hin (both Heinrich Heine) from op. 24; Was ist's, o Vater and Ich habe ihn im Schlafe (both Adelbert von Chamisso) from op. 37. Falko Hönisch also performs Meine Liebste op. 42 No. 4 (Friedrich Rückert; 1912) with Beate Schmuck on the piano, head of the Lied class. The baritone and director of the Music Academy in Sankt Goar has already recorded almost all of the Bunk songs (Gerard Bunk YouTube channel). Read more

»I particularly like the serene and vivid layout of the whole. It is so refreshing in comparison to the formlessness and turmoil that is currently common in organ music.«

Albert Schweitzer on the Legend op. 29, 1910