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

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COMPOSERS: Schoenberg,Strauss,Tchaikovsky,Wagner
LABELS: Orfeo
ALBUM TITLE: Jessye Norman
WORKS: Lieder by Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Schoenberg
PERFORMER: James Levine (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: C 926 161 B (live 1991)

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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.

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