Julius Rontgen: Alle Lust will Ewigkeit
By Robbert Muuse; Micha van Weers. By Julius Rontgen (1855-1932). Classical. Hybrid SACD. Published by Challenge Records (NX.CC-72709).
Item Number: NX.CC-72709
This release features the work of Julius Rontgen, a German-Dutch composer who produced a great deal of classical repertoire. The composer's grandson wrote of this release, "This deliberate selection from Julius Rontgen's extensive song repertoire represents an important new step towards a revaluation of his total oeuvre and the unlocking of Dutch musical heritage in generalâ€¦" (Jurriaan Rontgen) Robbert Muuse and Micha van Weers are passionate musicians who are constantly pushing themselves to explore the field of forgotten works. Muuse is a baritone who is frequently sought after for both operatic and concert repertoire. Pianist Micha van Weers has performed alongside Muuse for many recitals.