Drey Minnelieder
Three love songs (for soprano and piano)

Year of composition

1960

Duration

9'

Scored for

soprano and piano
Version for soprano, flute and guitar; version for soprano, flute, viola and violoncello

1. Ach herzeliep… (Anonymous 13th century)
2. Ez stuont ein frouwe alleine… (Dietmar von Aist)
3. Unter der linden… (Walther von der Vogelweide)

Publication information

Version for soprano and piano (UE13831); version for soprano, flute and guitar (UE19838); version for soprano, flute, viola and violoncello (UE15053)

Text(s)

Anonymous 13th century; Dietmar von Aist (ca.1115-after 1171), Walther von der Vogelweide (ca.1170-ca.1230)

Premiere

World premiere (version for soprano and piano): Berlin, 1960 (RIAS broadcast)

Recordings (selective list)

  • Version for soprano, flute and piano
    ‘Frank Martin interprète Frank Martin’
    Elly Ameling, soprano
    Pieter Odé, flute
    Frank Martin, piano
    Jecklin-Disco JD 563-2 ℗ + © 1989 (FMS032)

  • Version for soprano, flute and guitar
    ‘Frank Martin - Werke mit Guitarre’
    Barbara Vigfusson, soprano
    Miriam Terragni, flute
    Harald Stampa, guitar
    MUSIQUES SUISSES - MGB CD 6264 ℗ + © 2009 (FMS145)

  • Version for soprano and piano
    Susanne Thomas-Martin, soprano
    Miroslav Kroupa, piano
    CANTATE C 58013 ℗ + © 2000 (FMS180)

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