|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. 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
'In the best Graham Johnson style, the disc is instructive and fun at the same time' (Gramophone)
'First prize at the most prestigious of Flower Shows' (Soundscapes, Australia)» 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. 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. 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