Deutsche Grammophon: Es muss nicht immer
Deutsche Grammophon: Es muss nicht immer Stereo seinRP ONLINEWehmut schwingt ebenfalls mit, wenn man der noch unverbildeten Gesangskultur des jungen Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau lauscht, der bei Brahms, Wolf und Schumann sein Talent famos einsetzt. All dies hört man mit Bewunderung, Beseelung, zuweilen auch ...
Posted on 30 April 2016 | 1:41 am
Lebrecht Weekly - Deutsche Grammophon: The
La Scena Musicale (blog)Lebrecht Weekly - Deutsche Grammophon: The Mono Era, 1948-57 (51-CD Box Set)La Scena Musicale (blog)Slower even than one-horse EMI, Deutsche Grammophon was the last label of consequence to adopt stereo recording in the late 1950s. Its circumspection is, in retrospect, comprehensible. In austerity-minded Germany, a second living-room speaker would ...
Posted on 25 April 2016 | 9:12 am
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Deutsche Grammophon: The
Musical TorontoLEBRECHT LISTENS | Deutsche Grammophon: The Mono Era, 1948-57 (51 CD Box Set))Musical TorontoA tender-voiced Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singing Brahms valedictions. All were Schiller discoveries, her hallmark artists. The newbies recorded alongside such terrible old Nazis as Elly Ney, Wilhelm Kempff and Paul Van Kempen, for such was the ...and more »
Posted on 22 April 2016 | 2:28 am
Britten's War Requiem - La Scena Musicale
La Scena MusicaleBritten's War RequiemLa Scena Musicale... shows reconciliation in his choice of soloists for the premiere: Russian soprano Galina Vishnevskaya, English tenor Peter Pears and German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Ironically, Britten's sentiment was undermined by another conflict: the ...
Posted on 21 April 2016 | 6:36 pm
German baritone Matthias Goerne coming to
Santa Rosa Press DemocratGerman baritone Matthias Goerne coming to Green Music CenterSanta Rosa Press DemocratGoerne, a protegé of the late baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, will perform the recital at 3 p.m. Sunday with pianist Alexander Schmalcz in the relatively small but acoustically sensitive Weill Hall. Much in demand on opera and concert stages around ...and more »
Posted on 21 April 2016 | 11:22 am
Heino impersonator Marc Hickox highlights
Credit: John Rabe/KPCC) And surely the most bizarrely wonderful attraction at Alpine Village is Marc Hickox's tribute to the German phenomenon Heino, who has sold more than 50 million records, more than Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, or even David Hasselhoff.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:41 am
Six of the best: Schubert songs
When sung well, such as in this recording by baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the tune flows beautifully. Ich wollt, ich wär ein Fisch D558 (1817) Here's a lesser known gem. Ich wollt, ich wär ein Fisch is another setting of Goethe, this time ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 12:10 am
BARTOK: Bluebeard’s Castle – Dietrich
BARTOK: Bluebeard’s Castle, Op. 11 – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau – Bluebeard/ Irmgard Seefried – Judith/ Swiss Festival Orch./ Rafael Kubelik – Audite 95.626, 60:41 [Distr. by Naxos] (6/2/14) ****: On the occasion of Rafael Kubelík’s 100th ...
Posted on 25 June 2014 | 2:38 pm
PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of Starnberg, his family said. The respected interpreter of classical art songs ...
Posted on 20 May 2012 | 11:13 am
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