Brahms: Die schöne Magelone

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COMPOSERS: Brahms,Schubert
LABELS: BBC Legends
WORKS: Brahms: Die schöne Magelone; Schubert: Lieder
PERFORMER: Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Richter, Britten (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: BBCL 4255-2

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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was one of the first champions of Brahms’s wonderful yet still undersung Ludwig Tieck settings, Die schöne Magelone. This outstanding live performance from the 1965 Aldeburgh Festival comes with the bonus of seven Schubert Lieder accompanied by Benjamin Britten. Hilary Finch