Jessye Norman sings lieder by Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Schoenberg

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Album title:
Jessye Norman
Composer(s):
Schoenberg, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Wagner
Works:
Lieder by Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Schoenberg
Performer:
James Levine (piano)
Label:
Orfeo
Catalogue Number:
C 926 161 B (live 1991)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Jessye Norman sings lieder by Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Schoenberg

Jessye Norman’s Wesendonck Lieder is remarkable for the lush depth of vocal beauty and James Levine’s attentive accompaniment. Their Strauss, Tchaikovsky (slightly flat) and Schoenberg Brettl-Lieder pale by comparison.

Anna Piccard

 

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