The Captive Nightingale – Elena Xanthoudakis

This album of rare Romantic lieder and chamber music is one of the latest offering from Signum Classics, combining soprano voice, clarinet and piano, breathing life into these forgotten and neglected pieces.

The collection of songs celebrates the songs that were sung in homes, where ‘in every genteel home’ there was usually a piano, usually someone who sang and anyone else who could play an instrument could join in with an obbligato part. In the nineteenth century, the clarinet […]

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