A Winning Combination
Songs, ballads and rondos
based on Haydn -
'... unfailingly practiced in late eighteenth century performing style ...'
Café Mozart proprietor Derek McCulloch studied singing in Stuttgart in the 1960s. His doctoral thesis (1990) focused on aristocratic composers in the eighteenth century. McCulloch explores neglected repertoire of the late eighteenth century, especially minor composers from English and German language areas.
This Café Mozart (founded 1985) labyrinth of 'classical' Haydn (1732-1809) song is potentially as confusing as 'romantic' Schubert (1797-1828) and his poetic lyrics are straightforward...
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Masterton, New Zealand