Mahler y Kleiber, un fugaz encuentro vienés
El Nuevo HeraldMahler y Kleiber, un fugaz encuentro vienésEl Nuevo Herald... a coleccionistas y fanáticos, hoy emerge remasterizada, reverdecida por un trabajo inmaculado digno de alabanza en el sello propio de la sinfónica vienesa, la misma orquesta que en 1964 acompañó a Fritz Wunderlich y Dietrich Fischer Dieskau, junto ...
Posted on 13 December 2014 | 9:01 am
Bach's Christmas Oratorio – which
Bach's Christmas Oratorio – which recording is best?GramophoneThe most memorable feature is a young Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau on the kind of form which earmarked him for posterity in the famous St Matthew for Richter a few months earlier. While beautifully remastered, there's a disillusioned air to proceedings and ...
Posted on 10 December 2014 | 7:51 am
medici.tv Completes Its Successful Initial
medici.tv Completes Its Successful Initial Run of Free Live Webcasts from ...WMOT... masterclasses, artist portraits and archival material by such legendary musicians as Maria Callas, Glenn Gould, Yehudi Menuhin, David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Mstislav Rostropovich, Arthur Rubinstein, Georg Solti and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
Posted on 4 December 2014 | 9:50 am
Much praise for War Requiem performance -
Much praise for War Requiem performanceThe Westmorland GazetteThe soprano Elizabeth Traill, who sings with and above the main Chorus, and tenor Nicholas Hurndall Smith with baritone John Lofthouse who sing the roles of the English and German Soldiers initially sung by Peter Pears and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 5:35 am
Mike Nichols, director of The Graduate, dies
The GuardianMike Nichols, director of The Graduate, dies at 83The GuardianMike Nichols, the German-born renaissance man of American entertainment, has died at the age of 83. Nichols won the best director Oscar for his 1967 classic The Graduate, although his cabinet also contained a Golden Globe, a Grammy, four Emmys and ...and more »
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:28 pm
In an age of box sets, the towering Vienna
Reviews of the Vienna Philharmonic, Black Cab, Stefano Bollani, Jack Ladder and Wu-Tang Clan.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:08 am
Christian Gerhaher/Gerold Huber, Wigmore
At an earlier stage in his career the German baritone Christian Gerhaher participated in masterclasses with the legendary Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Now at the top of his profession as a lieder singer, Gerhaher’s own recitals are masterclasses of their own.
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 5:14 am
Celebrate New Year's Eve in Dresden with
masterclasses, artist portraits and archival material by such legendary musicians as Maria Callas, Glenn Gould, Yehudi Menuhin, David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Mstislav Rostropovich, Arthur Rubinstein, Georg Solti and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
Posted on 23 December 2014 | 7:12 am
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 23 May 2012 | 8:50 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, Lyrical and
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the German baritone whose beautiful voice and mastery of technique made him the 20th century’s pre-eminent interpreter of art songs, died on Friday at his home in Bavaria. He was 86. His wife, the soprano Julia Varady, confirmed ...
Posted on 18 May 2012 | 9:54 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