Bertha Frensel Wegener-Koopman
About the composer
Bertha Frensel Wegener-Koopman (1874-1953), was born in Bloemendaal, Netherlands. She 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
Soprano and piano
A simple and melodious interpretation of the first two stanzas of the Latin poem, repeating the first sentence of the first stanza after the second part.
Of the Latin text only the first two stanzas are used.
Information about the recording
|CD:||Tatlin Records TA 001|
My friend Fré Thissen from Venray, Netherlands appointed me to this cd. Thanks a lot!
Ingrid Kapelle, soprano
Several songs (German, French and, Dutch)