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'Die schöne
Müllerin' -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... a memorable performance.'

Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin. James Gilchrist, tenor, Anna Tilbrook, piano. © 2009 Orchid Music Ltd

A main challenge of this first Schubert song cycle is the fact that nine of the twenty songs are strophic. However varied the verse of successive stanzas, the music remains obstinately the same. The singer's task is therefore somehow to shade the vocal quality so as to give the impression of a renewed freshness within much repetition...

Copyright © 28 June 2011 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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