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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.
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
Mendelssohn’s Octet in Eb major, opus 20May 27, 2020
I seem to be on a chamber music kick. Yesterday, Brahms, today, Mendelssohn. This is the Mendelssohn Octet, opus 20. Mendelssohn... Read More