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Night and Dreams

Songs by Mozart, Schubert's Serenade and Nacht und Träume, plus some wonderful Spanish and Argentinian folksongs.

Acclaimed soprano Merlyn Quaife presents a program of delicate and colourful songs by Mozart and Schubert, alongside evocative Spanish and Argentinian folksongs by Moretti, Gerhard and Guastavino.


Merlyn Quaife

Merlyn Quaife is a distinguished soprano and performer of great versatility, encompassing opera, oratorio, lieder, chamber music and contemporary music to great acclaim throughout Australia, Europe and the USA.

Jochen Schubert

Guitarist, Jochen Schubert is a versatile performer, offering solo-recitals and chamber-music; he also works as an orchestra-musician, conductor, arranger, lecturer and accompanist.

Press quotes

“One of the best local releases for sometime ... It is Quaife at her crystalline best ... Jochen Schubert provides a most eloquent accompaniment.”

3MBS FM Libretto

“an outstanding album and will please a broad cross-section of the market.”

The Melbourne Report

Audio preview

Track Listing

  1. Ridente la Calma Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. Oiseaux si tous les ans Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  3. Die Zufriedenheit Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  4. Komm, liebe Zither Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  5. La Reflexion Federico Moretti
  6. La Explicacion Federico Moretti
  7. El Descuido Federico Moretti
  8. Heiden-Röslein Franz Schubert
  9. Nacht und Träume Franz Schubert
  10. Ständchen Franz Schubert
  11. Cantares Roberto Gerhard

  12. La Indita
  13. El Toro
  14. La Auséncia
  15. Un Galan y su Morena
  16. La Lobada
  17. La Muerta y la Donzella
  18. Reinas de la Baraja
  19. Severa Villafane Carlos Guastavino
  20. Ay Que el Alma Carlos Guastavino
  21. Pueblito, mi Pueblo Carlos Guastavino



Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, piano, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers.

Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer. Today, Schubert is admired as one of the leading exponents of the early Romantic era in music and he remains one of the most frequently performed composers.

Where to buy

Night and Dreams is available for download from the iTunes Music Store.
It's available for streaming through Apple Music.

Night and Dreams is available as as CD. It can be purchased online through Buywell Music or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

Move CDs can be ordered through music retailers across Australia including Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Maria Vandamme
Martin Wright
Release date
© 1990 Australian Broadcasting Corporation
℗ 1990 Move Records
Classical, Folk music, Vocal
Catalogue number
MD 3115
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574311525