What's in a name …?
Looking up from the programme, a puzzled expression crossed the child’s face as he asked: ‘What’s a lieder recital?’ ‘A song recital’. ‘So what’s lieder?’ ‘German for songs’. ‘So why . . . .?’. And well might the apparently naïve question be asked of a recital of chansons too. Is it not yet another curiosity […]Read More