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Schubert: Winterreise / Fischer-Dieskau, Gerald Moore

Release Date: 05/13/1985 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 415187   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-DieskauGerald Moore
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Fischer-Dieskau and Moore were a dream partnership, both at the height of their powers when these recordings were made.

"For most lieder aficionados two names are indelibly associated with Winterreise: Hotter and Fischer-Dieskau. The latter made at least eight studio recordings of the cycle. My personal favourite is his DG recording with Gerald Moore." -- Göran Forsling, MusicWeb International

"Fischer-Dieskau and Moore were a dream partnership, both at the height of their powers when these recordings were made... All other considerations pale compared to the performances here, which are superb. Fischer-Dieskau is still fresh and spontaneous, confidently revelling in the pleasure he
Read more gets from the sheer physical experience of singing music. It’s infectious. Indeed, he’s remarkably uninhibited, his characterisations more adventurous and unmannered than they would become later. Moore, too, is wonderfully agile, working with the singer’s voice, each note confident and deft." -- Anne Ozorio, MusicWeb International [reviewing the box set, DG 000507702]
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Works on This Recording

Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Winterreise, D.911: 1. Gute Nacht
Winterreise, D.911: 2. Die Wetterfahne
Winterreise, D.911: 3. Gefrorne Tränen
Winterreise, D.911: 4. Erstarrung
Winterreise, D.911: 5. Der Lindenbaum
Winterreise, D.911: 6. Wasserflut
Winterreise, D.911: 7. Auf dem Flusse
Winterreise, D.911: 8. Rückblick
Winterreise, D.911: 9. Irrlicht
Winterreise, D.911: 10. Rast
Winterreise, D.911: 11. Frühlingstraum
Winterreise, D.911: 12. Einsamkeit
Winterreise, D.911: 13. Die Post
Winterreise, D.911: 14. Der greise Kopf
Winterreise, D.911: 15. Die Krähe
Winterreise, D.911: 16. Letzte Hoffnung
Winterreise, D.911: 17. Im Dorfe
Winterreise, D.911: 18. Der stürmische Morgen
Winterreise, D.911: 19. Täuschung
Winterreise, D.911: 20. Der Wegweiser
Winterreise, D.911: 21. Das Wirtshaus
Winterreise, D.911: 22. Mut
Winterreise, D.911: 23. Die Nebensonnen
Winterreise, D.911: 24. Der Leiermann

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