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Schubert: Winterreise / Goerne, Hinterhauser - Winterreise

Release Date: 03/10/2017 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 738008  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Franz Schubert's "Winterreise" engages with its audience in a new and unexpected form - in a creative encounter with Schubert's masterpiece. Matthias Goerne, "the voice of perfection", pianist Markus Hinterhauser and South African director, set designer and theatre artist William Kentridge joined forces on stage and traced newly imagined, deeply moving images. In short animated films, Kentridge visualizes Goerne's and Hinterhauser's sonic contribution. A memorabl emeeting "of melancholy and magic." "Mr. Kentridge's 24 stop-action films - made up of animated ink drawings and collages - offer a visually mesmerizing and
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 Visualizations add emotional depth to a great Win July 6, 2017 By Dean Frey See All My Reviews "Matthias Goerne's searching, haunted Winterreise has always been special, whether his supporting partner is Alfred Brendel, Christopher Eschenbach or, as here, Markus Hinterhauser. A new dimension is added in this splendid Blu-ray, the visualizations of artist and film-maker William Kentridge. Kentridge's monochromatic animations, stripped down, sophisticated versions of the great experimental films of the surrealists and Canada's National Film Board, are so evocative. They add context and emotional depth to the story Wilhelm Müller and Schubert tell in this song cycle. To be sure, the interpretation by Goerne and Hinterhauser stands alone in its greatness, but Kentridge's images add a dimension of no small artistic import as well." Report Abuse
 Winterreise April 6, 2017 By Kenneth A. (Yorktown Heights, NY) See All My Reviews "This DVD is a must have for those who love Lieder, especially those who remember the great lieder singers like Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Its a must have for anyone who wants to learn art songs and audition for a conservatory." Report Abuse
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