Monday, February 28, 2005
Die Sonne, sie scheinet allgemein! (The sun...it shines on all...)
I listened to Christa Ludwig before I went to bed (as is a usual custom). There is a fantastic recording of her doing Mahler lieder, I especially like the Ruckert lieder. She has the best female voice of anyone on the planet. Her voice has a tremolo sometimes that is just scary…also she is incredibly hooked up to her breath. And to think she made this recording when she was only thirty. Such a mezzo…such a woman.