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Complete Songs by W. A. Mozart (Ziesak, Odinius; Eisenlohr; Lorch)

Mozart Complete Songs

Complete Songs by W. A. Mozart

First listen.

Most songs are so-so, best cards in the pack are »Das Lied der Trennung« K.519 and Schubert’s reply-song »Luisens Antwort« D.319 (which is, thankfully, included in this collection). Too many of the songs, also, sound like remixes from Haydn recitatives. Both the soprano and tenor perform with a slight, continuous vibrato, which is both dubious for the period and unpleasant to the ear. Meanwhile, the piano’s too prominent and falls flat on its bottom.

This review was also published at RYM.

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