Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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from notes by Julian Haylock © 1999
extrait des notes rédigées par Julian Haylock © 1999
Français: Hyperion Records Ltd
aus dem Begleittext von Julian Haylock © 1999
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller
|Beethoven: Lieder und Gesänge|
Beethoven was not a keen song writer, yet despite this almost half of his total works call for a voice. The present album includes some of the best of those compositions interpreted by accomplished tenor John Mark Ainsley and his accompanist Iain ...» More
'Stephan Genz has one of the most beautiful voices around today, used with such authority and imagination that I have found myself playing his Beethov ...
'This disc, immaculately recorded, should win many new friends for Beethoven's songs' (The Daily Telegraph)» 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