Strauss (R): The Complete Songs, Vol. 7 - Günter Haumer & Ruby Hughes

Volume 7 of our Complete Strauss Songs cycle focuses on the juvenilia. But the mysterious TrV references obfuscate compositions of a beauty hard to reconcile with the facts behind their genesis (Strauss was just six when he penned the first of them—his mother had to write in the words for him). Three new singers—Ruby Hughes, Ben Johnson and Günter Haumer—join Roger Vignoles in this most unexpected of recitals to relish.

CDA68074  67 minutes 43 seconds
BBC Music Magazine
‘They are sung by three excellent singers. Soprano Ruby Hughes and tenor Ben Johnson, both young and fresh-voiced—Johnson won the Audience Prize at the Cardiff Singer of the World in 2013 and is certa ...