Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. And connections are madebetween schubert s sorrows doomed romances, family quarrels, venereal disease and his worldweary, deathwishing musical sentiments. When he wasnt singing, he was coaching or teaching, or writing books on music. He actually sang all of schuberts more than 600 songs in recital. Franz schubert, dietrich fischerdieskau, murray perahia. The foremost singerinterpreter of schubert s lieder analyzes the songs within the context of the composers life and environment. Dieskau, gerald moore see all versions of this release, 1 available. His protean career was surely unique, as he sang and recorded more vocal music than any who came before. According to a childhood friend, one never saw the boy fischerdieskau without a book under his arm, and his active imagination provided the material for many private games. Winterreise dietrich fischer dieskau at musicians friend. They make a good partnership and convey the increasing bleakness which surrounds this particular journey.
Dietrich fischerdieskaus voice was, im persuaded, gods way of keeping angels humble. I was saddened to read today of the passing of the great singer of german lieder, baritone dietrich fischerdieskau, who died friday at his home in starnberg,germany. Lieder box set dietrich fischerdieskau on allmusic 2005 there are recordings no one should be without. Winterreise 1971 dietrich fischer dieskau, gerald moore on allmusic 1985. Franz schubert, dietrich fischerdieskau, jorg demus. The german baritone dietrich fischerdieskau died ten days short of his 87th birthday.
The text shown above is the exactly the way franz schubert used the text when he set it to music including the repeats, which reflect the repeats. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. And since dietrich fischer dieskau, who did more than anyone else to bring schubert s lieder to international attention, the accompanist has mutated into a partner. Buy dietrich fischerdieskaus album titled schubert. I recently purchased a sixcd set on emi of fischerdieskau singing brahms lieder. I provide the original scanned version and the filtered, because the filter does some changes smoothening, sharpening borders and some portions of the scan get lost sometimes when they are too small e. Fischer dieskau s recital career began equally early and impressively with a 1948 radio berlin broadcast of schubert s winterreise. Schubertarguably the finest composer of songalong with dietrich fischerdieskauinarguably the finest baritone of the 20th century. Recorded in july 1985, this is the sixth of dietrich fischerdieskaus seven commercially published versions of schuberts winterreise, and easily the finest of the baritones recorded collaborations with pianist alfred brendel.
May 18, 2012 dietrich fischer dieskau, the distinguished german baritone, has died aged 86. Albert dietrich fischerdieskau was born on may 28, 1925 in berlin. By the time he recorded this at age 60, dietrich fischerdieskaus voice had lost just a wee tad of its strength and flexibility, but his artistry and insight into both the text and the music is so much more mature than in his earlier years that what was lost is more than made up for in performance. The original texts of over seven hundred and fifty songs limelight. This was the last studio recording of schubert s winterreise by the great german baritone, dietrich fischerdieskau 19252012. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Dietrich fischerdieskau, the distinguished german baritone, has died aged 86. Fischerdieskaus singing of the abschied farewell normally sung by a mezzo is a revelation in this famous vienna recording under leonard bernstein. Since schubert, it became impossible to separate the singing line from the accompaniment. The books subtitle, anatomy of an obsession, nods to robert burtons the. Schubert conjures up harmonic twists and melodic turns, conveying emotions. Recorded in the napoleon room of shloss ismaning 00.
Baritone dietrich fischerdieskau has had an intimate association with schuberts songs hes the only singer to have recorded all of them for dg and hes recorded at least six different versions of winterreise over the years. Originally fischerdieskau had rejected this performance for. The poets represented in the collection include goethe, schiller and rilke. As is the case with many people who love literature, fischerdieskau tried his hand as an author of poems and stories, but these youthful efforts came to nothing. Winterreise, an album by dietrich fischerdieskau on spotify. Winterreise was composed in two parts, each with twelve.
And since dietrich fischerdieskau, who did more than anyone else to bring schuberts lieder to international attention, the accompanist has mutated into a partner. Winterreise, op 89, d 911 dietrich fischerdieskau, alfred brendel on. Winterreise by dietrich fischerdieskau jrg demus from amazons classical music store. Originally fischerdieskau had rejected this performance for issue, but later relented.
But its the songs themselves that breathe here, with fischer dieskau stinting on neither scope 600 titles in the index nor detail. Schubert, dietrich fischerdieskau, jorg demus winterreise op. Gerald moore londra, bbc youtube dietrich fischerdieskau. He embarked on schubert s winterreise many times in his career, but this recording, made in 1955 with pianist gerald moore, is as exceptional for the youthful beauty of his singing as.
Here, he is partnered with the equally great american pianist, murray perahia born in 1947. His apprentice piece was the very first recording of the cycle for the rias a youthful, immediate. Ian bostridges schuberts winter journey examines the composers. Owing to the two stages of composition, schuberts order in the songcycle preserves.
Fischerdieskau carries the mood and emotion to the extreme limits, and what we get is such a heartrending performance, its almost unbearable. The original texts of over seven hundred and fifty songs limelight dietrich fischerdieskau, george bird, richard stokes, dietrich fischerdieskau on. Fischer dieskau carries the mood and emotion to the extreme limits, and what we get is such a heartrending performance, its almost unbearable. Winterreise franz schubert by dietrich fischerdieskau download and listen to the album.
Listeners are often reminded of dietrich fischerdieskau when they. It is natural that a talent and a mind with such a close affinity to schubert would also have studied the composers life deeply enough to write a book such as this. The young dietrich fischer dieskau s voice is in glorious condition. He was the youngest of three sons from his fathers second marriage. Fischerdieskaus recital career began equally early and impressively with a 1948 radio berlin broadcast of schuberts winterreise. For those of you who have listened to fischer dieskau s winterreises, and want to listen to a tenor version this one is one of the best, if not the best. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and. Above all, however, fischerdieskau is remembered as a great singer of lied, especially of schubert. Winterreise to enjoy in your home or car, or gift it to another music lover.
Dietrich fischerdieskau 28 may 1925 18 may 2012 was a german lyric baritone and conductor of classical music, one of the most famous lieder performers of the postwar period, best known as a singer of franz schuberts lieder, particularly winterreise of which his recordings with accompanist gerald moore and jorg demus are still critically acclaimed half a century after their release. Dietrich fischerdieskau, among the most famous of exponents. In his thirty recorded performances of winterreise several of his piano partners are soloists. My collection includes the song texts in german, but, alas, does not have english translations. This cd is cd of various 111 years of deutsche grammophon the collectors edition and not an individual release. The fischer dieskau book of lieder by dietrich fischer dieskau, 978087949, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Franz schubert, dietrich fischerdieskau, gerald moore. I needed to know something of the texts and thus turned to the fischer dieskau book of lieder, first published in 1976 and recently reissued. Dietrich fischer dieskau started singing as a child and began formal voice lessons at sixteen with professor georg a. Get a low price and free shipping on thousands of items. This one is from 1965, when the singers technique, tone, and artistry were in perfect balance. This is a 1955 recording and shows its age with some distortion in parts.
Winterreise is, as schubert said, morose and devoid of hope. Dietrich fischerdieskaus most popular book is the fischerdieskau book of lieder. Dietrich fischerdieskau has 29 books on goodreads with 237 ratings. My desert island disc fischer dieskau recording of any schubert song. May 21, 2012 i was saddened to read today of the passing of the great singer of german lieder, baritone dietrich fischer dieskau, who died friday at his home in starnberg,germany. And connections are madebetween schuberts sorrows doomed romances, family quarrels, venereal disease and his worldweary, deathwishing musical sentiments.
The works included span music history from monteverdi to part, in performances by some of the worlds most highly respected musicians. This book includes the original texts and english translations of 750 songs, including, of course, many texts set by brahms. Schubert dietrich fischerdieskau gerald moore winterreise. Baritone dietrich fischer dieskau has had an intimate association with schubert s songs hes the only singer to have recorded all of them for dg and hes recorded at least six different versions of winterreise over the years. Fischerdieskau and moore are obviously strong contenders when it comes to recordings of schubert lieder. Fischer dieskau s voice in this recording is at its best. A volume devoted to schubert lieder begins with bewitching renditions, from 1951, of. One of the monuments of 20thcentury recording history was the great german baritone dietrich fischerdieskaus traversal of all the schubert lieder suitable for male voice. Its also almost unbelievable that a human voice can carry so much emotion. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. I bought this to accompany the dfd 85th birthday reissue of the 21 box set of schubert lieder, assuming that the texts would all be there and revealing my. Dietrich fischerdieskau bassbaritone short biography.
Winterreise by dietrich fischerdieskau, alfred brendel from amazons classical music store. Urtext edition by dietrich fischerdieskau with musicological revisions by elmar budde, d. This new translation of the original texts of over 750 songs allows the reader to follow, line by line, the english directly opposite the german. Winterreise winter journey is a song cycle for voice and piano by franz schubert d. He wrote a stack of engaging books, including a study of wagner and nietzsche. I was saddened to read today of the passing of the great singer of german lieder, baritone dietrich fischerdieskau, who died friday at his. But its the songs themselves that breathe here, with fischerdieskau stinting on neither scope 600 titles in the index nor detail. His father, albert 18651937, a classical scholar, was a secondary school principal, and his mother, dora 18841966 was a teacher. The composers whose works are featured in the book include schubert, schumann, brahms and mahler. Franz schubert 17871828 complete songs dietrich fischerdieskau, baritone gerald moore, piano recorded. Winterreise dietrich fischer dieskau by dietrich fischer dieskau, daniel barenboim, franz schubert from amazons classical music store.
Books by dietrich fischerdieskau author of the fischer. Music and poetry have a common domain, from which they draw inspiration and in which they operate. Dietrich fischerdieskau, franz schubert, jorg demus schubert. Get the guaranteed best price on classical vinyl like the schubert. The original texts of over seven hundred and fifty songs limelight dietrich fischer dieskau, george bird, richard stokes, dietrich fischer dieskau on. The fischerdieskau book of lieder by dietrich fischerdieskau. The fischerdieskau book of lieder by dietrich fischerdieskau, 978087949, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Dietrich fischer dieskau s musical interests and talent were evident early in his life, but he was no child prodigy. Winterreise 1971 dietrich fischerdieskau, gerald moore on allmusic 1985. May 18, 2012 berg on starnberg lake, bavaria, germany the german bassbaritone, albert dietrich fischerdieskau dfd, is the youngest of three sons from his fathers second marriage. May 29, 2012 the magisterial german baritone dietrich fischerdieskau, whom i memorialize at the beginning of my column in this weeks new yorker, made almost too many recordings to count. He learned to play the piano from his mother and continued to study piano throughout his school years. Will no doubt become the standard liederresource for the englishspeaking world. Fischerdieskaus 12 best recordings music the guardian.624 458 822 1141 259 1548 178 1466 649 578 178 106 1145 93 843 1458 725 1243 294 1568 831 189 178 1098 661 554 863 1216 1060 839 1174 516 386 1152 1229 1031 1531 1540 464 688 638 502 130 423 1247 841 200