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Four of the best Schubert recordings

We choose a selection of some of the finest recordings of the Romantic composer, Schubert

Schubert best recordings

Schubert Symphony No. 8

London Classical Players/Roger Norrington
Virgin 562 2272

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A refined, stately performance of Schubert’s penultimate symphony.

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Schubert Piano Sonata in A D959
Alfred Brendel (piano)
Decca 438 7032

Brendel plays the first of Schubert’s last three miraculous sonatas with gravitas and grace.

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Schubert Winterreise
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
Warner Classics 2564620418

Ian Bostridge and Leif Ove Andsnes conjure up a fine balance of beauty and coldness in this excellent recent release.

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Schubert String Quartet No. 15
Cuarteto Casals
Harmonia Mundi HMC902121

The drive and drama of Schubert’s nervous quartet is captured here with an abundance of energy by Cuarteto Casals.

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