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|Schumann: The Complete Songs|
Schumann’s songs are among the greatest musical achievements of the nineteeth century, and this is the perfect release with which to mark the composer’s 200th birthday. This marvellous collection comprises Schumann’s complete songs, presented for ...» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 – Christine Schäfer|
'Schäfer evokes comparison with Elisabeth Schumann and with the young Elly Ameling, whom in tone and freshness of response she often resembles. In sum ...
'Her voice combines ethereal radiance and clarity with resolute, unwavering focus. Johnson's account of the piano parts is superlative [and] his bookl ...» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 2 – Simon Keenlyside|
'The collaboration of Keenlyside and Johnson is so potent that after an hour one is still ready for more' (Gramophone)
'No singer has sung them so beautifully or so naturally as Simon Keenlyside' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 3 – Juliane Banse|
'An unqualified success … a glorious interpreter, warm-voiced and wholly in sympathy with the task in hand. The famous cycle Frauenliebe und Lebe ...
'The care that has gone into the literary and musicological side of the project is perfectly matched by the musical results. Banse proves to be a wond ...» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 – Oliver Widmer & Stella Doufexis|
'Excellent performances and recording offer superb advocacy of late songs by Schumann and, even more affecting, by Clara … This, the fourth offer ...
'At a time when the multinational labels fill their booklets with gushing hype about the artists, Hyperion's documentation puts all to shame: as in hi ...» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 5 – Christopher Maltman|
'Hyperion’s Schumann series continues to strike gold with a collection … that finds baritone Christopher Maltman on superb form … with this ...
'This is a treasurable issue – generous in quality and quantity alike. As with the Hyperion Schubert Song edition one struggles for new ways of expres ...» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 – Geraldine McGreevy, Stella Doufexis, Adrian Thompson & Stephan Loges|
'The four soloists couldn’t be bettered … a delight from start to finish … a treasure indeed, a disc anybody interested in Lieder ought to h ...
'An irresistible palette of voices … Unmitigated pleasure, from start to finish' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 7 – Dorothea Röschmann & Ian Bostridge|
'Ideally sung, intelligently interpreted and marvellously accompanied' (Gramophone)
'warmly commended … lovely performances' (International Record Review)» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 8 – Christopher Maltman, Jonathan Lemalu & Mark Padmore|
'Recorded sound is impeccable and Johnson's notes are, as always, a joy in and of themselves. Necessary for collectors of this edition, and for the Sc ...
'This probing, absorbing account of Schumann's op.24 Liederkreis is as good as any you're ever likely to hear' (Fanfare, USA)» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 9 – Ann Murray & Felicity Lott|
'The simplest songs, often unpromising on the page, are done with touching ingenuousness and candour. Both singers are natural storytellers with a twi ...
'In the piano pieces and songs alike, Johnson plays with luminous tone and a natural feeling for Schumannesque rubato. And as ever, his sleeve notes a ...» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 10 – Kate Royal|
'Royal's pure, pellucid tone, free-soaring top notes and refined musicianship give constant pleasure … abetted by Johnson's ever-sentient keyboar ...
'In the Liederkries, Kate Royal, discerningly partnered by Johnson, sings with pure, luminous tone and eloquent phrasing … there are many memorab ...» More
|Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 11 – Hanno Müller-Brachmann|
Graham Johnson’s monumental and triumphant complete Schumann Songs edition comes to an end with this eleventh disc, featuring Hanno Müller-Brachmann. A devoted lieder singer who has performed with some of the world’s greatest pianists, Brachmann i ...» More