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18 Jan 2006

Die Schöne Magelone — Wigmore Hall, London,11712,1688571,00.html

goerne.jpgErica Jeal [The Guardian, 18 January 2006]

Brahms was a prolific lieder composer, but among his works only Die Schöne Magelone can really be called a song cycle, and we don't get to hear it often. Matthias Goerne made a persuasive case for it; however, the context of its presentation did it no favours.

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