'Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an
Boston Globe'Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession' by Ian BostridgeBoston Globe(Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the work's most celebrated 20th-century interpreter, recorded it no fewer than seven times.) Audiences, too: As pianist Charles Rosen once wrote, the cycle “does not work upon the listener's imagination but upon his nerves.”.
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 3:04 pm
A Masterpiece to Make You Shiver - Wall
Wall Street JournalA Masterpiece to Make You ShiverWall Street JournalHe pays due homage to Schubert's modern champion, the recently departed German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and addresses some of the controversies in recent Schubert scholarship. Was the composer gay? Mr. Bostridge thinks not—he was too ...Ian Bostridge turns obsession with Schubert's the Winterreise into fascinating ...The Nationalall 4 news articles »
Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:52 pm
WAGNER: Der Ring des Nibelungen (complete)
WAGNER: Der Ring des Nibelungen (complete) – Leading soloists/Vienna ...Audiophile Audition... Böhme (Fafner)/ Marga Höffgen (Erda)/ Joan Sutherland (Waldvogel); Götterdämmerung: Wolfgang Windgassen (Siegfried)/ Birgit Nilsson (Brünnhilde)/ Gottlob Frick (Hagen)/ Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich)/ Claire Watson (Gutrune)/ Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau ...
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 8:24 pm
Music Review: Pianist Els Biesemans -
Blogcritics (blog)Music Review: Pianist Els Biesemans - 'Winterreise' (Liszt Transcriptions of ...Blogcritics (blog)For reference, I listened to the classic and conservative Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Alfred Brendel recording of the Winterreise. Immediately what Liszt did became clear to me. The peaceful “Gute Nacht” has, in the original, a mellow, gentle melody with ...and more »
Posted on 15 January 2015 | 2:36 pm
Remembering Geoffrey Parsons: a genius from
The GuardianRemembering Geoffrey Parsons: a genius from a bygone ageThe GuardianWhich singer today would dare to appear at the Albert Hall for a song recital (as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau did, several times)? The reason why Schwarzkopf didn't give a recital at the Wigmore Hall until her 60th year was that at 500 seats or so it was ...
Posted on 15 January 2015 | 8:26 am
A Masterpiece to Make You Shiver
He pays due homage to Schubert’s modern champion, the recently departed German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and addresses some of the controversies in recent Schubert scholarship. Was the composer gay? Mr. Bostridge thinks not—he was too ...
Posted on 23 January 2015 | 7:03 am
German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
German baritone Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau, considered the most prolifically recorded male concert singer of all time, died on Friday in Berg on Starnberg Lake, the Bavarian State Opera announced on its website. He was 86 years old. “The death of Dietrich ...
Posted on 19 May 2012 | 5:39 pm
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, master singer of
Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to Mr. Fischer-Dieskau’s achievement as a recording artist. He was among the most prolific classical recording artists but was not featured on more recordings than any other artist.
Posted on 19 May 2012 | 12:17 pm
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau obituary
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the distinguished German baritone, has died aged 86. His protean career was surely unique, as he sang and recorded more vocal music than any who came before. In particular, he broached more lieder (German songs) than any of his ...
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 9:23 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, German baritone
For millions of grateful listeners, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the German baritone, was the pre-eminent interpreter of art songs. Pavarotti and Domingo owned opera, but Fischer-Dieskau was unmatched in the rarefied air of songs by Schubert, Schumann, Wolf ...
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 5:35 am
German baritone opera singer Fischer-Dieskau
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the renowned German baritone who performed for more than five decades on stages in Berlin, Vienna, London and New York, died Friday. He was 86.
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 8:40 am
Resolved Question: Who is the greatest
Posted on 14 June 2012 | 4:38 pm
Resolved Question: How dumb have we become?
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau dies and the Times gives him an obituary of a page and a half.
Robin Gibb dies and gets a full supplement
Am I missing something, or have we all just become stupid?
Posted on 28 May 2012 | 2:52 pm
Resolved Question: What are good baritone
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 11:33 pm
Resolved Question: Describe qualities of
Posted on 26 February 2012 | 1:24 pm
Resolved Question: Linguistics. I was
I know that the Tran suffix is Latin. I am uncertain where this sound enters the English language. I don't think it's native, they're both in the Germanic group.
I'm not a linguist. I was just wondering - It may be that the etymology of this word and the suffix 'tran', may be related as it would verify a long held belief of mine that tears are transcendent and a result of thought, feeling, beyond expression.
I couldn't find the 'tran' sound elsewhere in English but as I said I am not a linguist. :)
It's a beautiful word - Tränen
Posted on 23 July 2011 | 10:58 pm