Bertha Frensel Wegener - Koopman

About the composer
Bertha Koopman was born in Bloemendaal, Netherlands, in 1874. Se studied composition and piano at the Conservatorium in Amsterdam and completed her studies with the composer Bernard Zweers. Soon she became well known as a pianist in Germany and the Netherlands. After her marriage with Mr.Jolen Frensel Wegener she begins a teaching career and focusses on composing. Her "lieder" were generally praised and taken on the repertoire of many famous Dutch singers.She died in 1953.

 About the Stabat Mater

Date 1909
Performers Soprano and piano
Length 2.12 minutes
Particulars A simple adn melodieus interpretation of the first two stanzas of the Latin poem, repeating the first sentence of the first stanza after the second part.
Textual variations Of the Latin text only the first two stanzas are used.


CD information

CD Tatlin Records TA 001
About this CD My friend Fré Thissen from Venray, Netherlands appointed me to this cd. Thanks a lot!
Soloists Ingrid Kapelle, soprano
Miklos Schwab, piano
Other works Several songs (German, French and, Dutch)
Nursery songs
Love songs
Added 2006 FRE 01 and FRE 02


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