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Alles Wieder Gut / Florian Boesch, Franui

Schubert / Schumann / Brahms / Mahler
Release Date: 11/20/2020 
Label:  Col Legno   Catalog #: 20450  
Number of Discs: 1 
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What happens if a ten-piece ensemble from the Austrian mountains, that has made its name with interpretations of Schubert-, Schumann-, Brahms-, and Mahler Songs, shares the stage with one of the most distinguished Lieder-singers of our time and backed up by one of the more exciting video artists of his generation? A new kind of Liederabend is born. Up front and center: Florian Boesch – internationally celebrated baritone, a strong character of solid Viennese rearing. Surrounding him are Musicbanda Franui, who are tackling the 19th century genre of art song with their assortment of instruments, which ranges from folk harp and dulcimer to zither, violins, double bass, accordion and plenty of brass. The audience is listening to someone who Read more sings about life, love, and loss. On top of the world one minute, in the depths of despair the next. Everyone is facing their own mortality. And in the end, just like in Gustav Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer, “Just when I didn’t know what life might bring / Everything and all was well ag’in!” Read less

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