Beethoven  Songs and Folksongs

Beethoven

Ian Bostridge, Antonio Pappano

Ludwig van Beethoven

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At the heart of this programme of Beethoven songs performed by Ian Bostridge and Sir Antonio Pappano is the song cycle An die ferne Geliebte (To the distant beloved). Bostridge describes it as “the distillation of Beethoven as lover”. Among the other items are the rapturously lyrical ‘Ad