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SCHUBERT, F.: Lied Edition 32 - Part Songs, Vol. 1

Composer(s):Schubert, Franz
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SacredChoral - SecularVocal
Catalogue 8.570961
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
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The Naxos Deutsche Schubert-Lied-Edition: Schubert set the poetry of over 115 writers to music. The Deutsche Schubert-Lied-Edition presents all Schubert’s Lieder, over 700 songs, grouped according to the poets who inspired him. Thanks to Bärenreiter’s Neue Schubert-Ausgabe (New Schubert Edition), Tübingen, which uses primary sources, the performers have been able to benefit from the most recent research of the editorial team. Ulrich Eisenlohr, praised as the ‘splendid accompanist’ on many of Naxos’s Schubert Lieder discs, and on Mozart’s Complete Songs (8.557900–01) joins nine outstanding singers on this first volume of Schubert’s



Review By David Denton,Naxos,June 2009

As Naxos’s monumental cycle of Schubert’s songs draws to a close, we move to his sizeable output of works for a choral group of indeterminate size. They are little-known but highly rewarding. It is strange to recall that outside of church music there was, at that time, no established choirs in the German-speaking southern regions of Europe, so  Schubert was sailing into unchartered territory. That his mind was still relating such pieces as of sacred use comes in his choice of texts, Gott der Weltschoper (God the Creator of the World), Hymne an den Unendlichen (Hymn to the Infinite) forming two of the tracks on the disc. But he did digress, Der Hochzeitsbraten (The Wedding Roast) written as a little operatic scene for soprano, tenor and



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