Schubert's "Winterreise" is one of the most famous song cycles that exist in classical music and musicians take it up again and again because of its beauty, sorrow and depth. It is about life itself and which performer does not want to give his or her opinion on life? Both tenor Christoph Prégardien and pianist Michael Gees have their own vision on the cycle. Playing together, a third view develops, combining their two visions into an exciting interpretation of Winterreise.In this production the music lover has more ways than one to enjoy this Lieder cycle to the fullest. This Bluray edition gives you the possibility to watch Winterreise on film as recorded in the studio. This is done in a beautiful manner with close-ups so we can see the expressions on the faces of the musicians and makes for an intense musical experience. It also includes documentary: Winterreise, Der dritte Weg (The Third Way) with interviews with Prégardien and Gees and behind-the-scenes footage of the studio recording process.
Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - Winterreise op. 89, D. 911 01. Gute Nacht 02. Die Wetterfahne 03. Gefrorne Tränen 04. Erstarrung 05. Der Lindenbaum 06. Wasserflut 07. Auf dem Flusse 08. Rückblick 09. Irrlicht 10. Rast 11. Frühlingstraum 12. Einsamkeit 13. Die Post 14. Der greise Kopf 15. Die Krähe 16. Letzte Hoffnung 17. Im Dorfe 18. Der stürmische Morgen 19. Täuschung 20. Der Wegweiser 21. Das Wirtshaus 22. Mut 23. Die Nebensonnen 24. Der Leiermann
Extra: Documentary with artist interviews and behind-the-scenes footage of the studio recording process.
Production: Challenge Classics Runtime: 1:13:50 Quality: Blu-ray Container: BDMV Video codec: AVC Audio codec: DTS,LPCM Video: MPEG-4 AVC Video / 17971 kbps / 1080i / 29.970 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1 Audio#1: German LPCM 2.0 / 96 kHz / 4608 kbps / 24-bit Audio#2: German DTS-HD MA 5.1 / 192 kHz / 13776 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)