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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55270
Recording details: March 1999
Studio 3, Bayerische Rundfunk, Munich, Germany
Produced by Wolfram Graul & Andreas Fischer
Engineered by GŁnter Hess & Peter Urban
Release date: October 1999
Total duration: 3 minutes 30 seconds

'A rare opportunity to sample Chopin the song composer, here performed with real feeling by Polish mezzo Urszula Kryger. The dark core of melancholy in Kryger's voice is fine-tunes to the Slavic melodic contours of a song like The Sad Stream. And her instinctive grasp of both musical and verbal inflection makes for a beautifully understated performance of Melodya, Chopin's last, heartfelt song of exile' (Gramophone)

'There's no excuse not to encounter a master miniaturist painting on less familiar canvesses' (BBC Music Magazine)

Precz z moich oczu! 'Out of my sight!', Op 74 No 6
composer
1829; possibly 1827; published by Julian Fontana in 1859 as part of A Collection of Polish Songs
author of text

Other recordings available for download
Ewa Podles (alto), Garrick Ohlsson (piano)

Other albums featuring this work
'Chopin: The Complete Works' (CDS44351/66)
Chopin: The Complete Works
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