Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 - Oliver Widmer & Stella Doufexis
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Volume 4 of the Hyperion Schumann edition introduces two outstanding young singers to the series, in solo songs and in duet: German/Greek mezzo-soprano Stella Doufexis and Swiss baritone Oliver Widmer. Also on the CD are several unaccompanied partsongs sung by the London Schubert Chorale under Stephen Layton, and songs by Clara Schumann. This disc comes with exhaustive, scholarly and entertaining notes by the incomparable Graham Johnson.

CDJ33104  74 minutes 41 seconds
GRAMOPHONE EDITOR'S CHOICE
‘Excellent performances and recording offer superb advocacy of late songs by Schumann and, even more affecting, by Clara … This, the fourth offering of Hyperion Schumann, deserves to be celebrate ...
‘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 his Schubert Lieder Edition, Johnson supplies a 100- ...
‘Schumann lovers are more in debt than ever to Hyperion’ (Classic FM Magazine)