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Die Sänger und die Musiker
Spotlighting artists who sang and played with freedom.
Helping familiarize today’s music lovers with names and performances of those from the past, both singers and instrumentalists.
Dinu Lipatti, Mozart, Chopin, Schumann, and Grieg piano ConcertiSeptember 11, 2021
Dinu Lipatti, who died at age 33 from lymphoma, is still regarded as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th... Read More
Brahms, Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80August 26, 2021
I decided to do something a bit light-hearted for this post. We're going to hear the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms.... Read More
Zara Dolukhanova (mezzo-soprano) – Rimsky-Korsakov Tchaikovsky Rachmaninov RomancesJuly 22, 2021
Dolukhanova was an important Russian mezzo-soprano of Armenian descent, who was not heard frequently in the West for political reasons. I... Read More
Callas, Callas, Callas – la divina assolutaJuly 13, 2021
I will not deny it. I am a Callasaholic. I first really learned about opera, well mostly Italian opera, from her... Read More
Lev Sibiriyakov, Russian Bass-BaritoneJune 3, 2021
There are some voices that you hear, even in very early recordings, and you know that the artist is special. Sibiryakov... Read More