Thursday 2 November 2017

For All Souls

All Souls Day – and what better way to mark it than with Schubert's Litanei, surely one of his most beautiful songs? Fischer-Dieskau's classic rendering can hardly be beaten – and I love Bryn Terfel's low-pitched version with its suggestion of pent-up power – but here is the great Schubert specialist Ian Bostridge, singing it sweet, high and slow, with wonderful effect...

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