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Berceuse 'Mazurka in C major, Op 33 No 3'

First line:
Enfant, cŤde au sommeil qui ferme ta paupiŤre
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Urszula Kryger (mezzo-soprano), Charles Spencer (piano)
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 50 seconds
 
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Reviews

'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)