Schubert. Winterreise (to Baranczak
Franz Schubert

Schubert. Winterreise (to Baranczak'z poetry, 1994)

Tomasz Konieczny | Lech Napierała

Label: Fryderyk Chopin Institute
Format: CD
Barcode: 5906395034178
Catalog number: NIFCCD 058
- World premiere recording of Schubert's Winterreise piano music with poems by Polish poet Stansilaw Baranczak.

An extraordinary album:the première recording of Schubert’s song cycle with texts by Stanisław Barańczak, a distinguished Polish poet and translator from the mid-20th century.Stanisław Barańczak, inspired by Schubert’s masterpiece, created his own, thoroughly contemporary words to this music, giving this classic of Romantic art song a completely new dimension.How does Die Winterreisesound with texts set strongly in today’s often none-too-friendly reality? …Listen to the interpretation of Tomasz Konieczny, a world-class vocalist.Lech Napierała accompanies him on the piano. 

The release contains translations of Stanisław Barańczak’s texts into English and German.