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From the quiet ecstasy of Strauss’s ‘Morgen’ to the ardent passion epitomized by the Adagietto of Mahler’s Symphony No 5, Angela Hewitt’s wonderful recital of transcriptions includes many of the best-known affirmations of love in the repertoire.» More
|Of ladies and love|
‘This is singing which is always alive, interesting, and personal … a fascinating record’ (Gramophone)
‘[Schade] sings Strauss’s Cäcilie and a wonderfully hushed Zueignung as though he and Martineau were the first to discover their ecstasy ...» More
|Strauss (R): Songs|
‘A musical treat’ (BBC Music Magazine)
‘Gorgeous singing’ (The Sunday Telegraph)» More
|Strauss (R): Don Juan, Macbeth & Lieder|
BBC Music Magazine
‘I must say that the versions by Mark Elder of Don Juan and Macbeth were a wonderful surprise, and they can certainly hold their own against some of t ...» More
|Strauss (R): The Complete Songs, Vol. 2 - Anne Schwanewilms|
‘This remarkable German soprano takes us on some giddy flights with superb breath control and a quite amazing concentration of vocal energy. But she n ...
‘It's hard to dispute Roger Vignoles's claim that Anne Schwanewilms is 'a great singing actress'. That's clear in every song, where both the overall t ...» More
|Strauss (R): The Complete Songs, Vol. 3 - Andrew Kennedy|
Hyperion’s Strauss Lieder series is fast becoming a worthy successor to the seminal Schubert and Schumann Lieder sets on the label. In this third volume, the wonderful young British tenor Andrew Kennedy performs a range of songs, from favourites such ...» More
|Strauss (R): The Complete Songs, Vol. 5 - Kiera Duffy|
A further instalment in Hyperion’s major series, skilfully masterminded by accompanist Roger Vignoles, introduces the American soprano Kiera Duffy. The highlight of this balanced recital is the coloratura Op 68 Brentano-Lieder, which owes its rich ...» More
|Strauss (R): The Complete Songs, Vol. 8 - Nicky Spence & Rebecca Evans|
A rare opportunity to hear a piano-accompanied ‘Four last songs’: and the perfect end to Hyperion’s series of Strauss Lieder.» More
|The shepherd on the rock|
Julian Bliss and Christopher Glynn are joined by Ailish Tynan for varied delights by Chopin, Brahms, Schumann, Schubert and Richard Strauss.» More