Vier ernste Gesänge, Op 121 (Brahms)
from Schubert: Schwanengesang; Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge (CDA68288)
1 Denn es gehet dem Menschen [4'41]
2 Ich wandte mich, und sahe an alle [4'20]
3 O Tod, wie bitter bist du [4'04]
4 Wenn ich mit Menschen- und mit Engelzungen redete [5'10]
18 minutes 15 seconds 4 tracks
‘A richly satisfying, moving album … a very fine Schwanengesang indeed. The Vier ernste Gesänge are possibly even better: noble, refined, heartfelt, supremely moving and often beautiful in the ex ...
‘I approached this disc with keen anticipation; it was evident almost at once that I would not be disappointed … Gerald Finley’s imaginative, characterful and beautiful singing here compels the l ...
‘A potent disc, grandly sung, played, and recorded—and fully worthy of a spot in the pantheon with the likes of Hotter, Fischer-Dieskau, Goerne, and Quasthoff’ (The Arts Fuse, USA)