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Die Sänger und die Musiker
Spotlighting artists who sang and played with freedom.
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Chopin Scherzo No.2 in B-flat Minor, Op.31September 20, 2020
I am going to do something a little unusual for this posting. I am going to concentrate on one particular piece... Read More
Marcelle Meyer, French pianist, plays Ravel’s “Gaspard de la nuit”September 2, 2020
When pianists think of Gaspard de la nuit ("gaspard" comes from an old Persian word meaning "treasurer"), their hearts stop. Ravel’s... Read More
Giulietta Simionato, great Italian mezzo-sopranoJuly 13, 2020
I had a friend who once told me that Giulietta Simionato was an Italian institution. He was only exaggerating slightly. Giulietta... Read More
Margarete Teschemacher, dramatic sopranoJuly 7, 2020
Margarete Teschemacher was a very popular soprano in Germany. Considering the number of records that she made, there is little information... Read More