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|Strauss (R): Songs|
‘A musical treat’ (BBC Music Magazine)
‘Gorgeous singing’ (The Sunday Telegraph)» More
|Strauss (R): The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 - Christine Brewer|
‘Christine Brewer … combine opulent, blazing tone, fearless top notes and surprising agility’ (The Daily Telegraph)
‘Christine Brewer in magisterial voice … a major project, beautifully performed and presented’ (The Independent)» 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
|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): 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
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