This recording is a labour of love for Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber. The box set includes the complete Schumann Songs/Lieder, 299 in total on 11 CDs, which have been recorded with 10 Singers between 2004 and 2020. A major recording project.
The box set also contains the previously released albums “Frage” (2018), “Myrthen” (2019), “Dichterliebe” (2004) and “Melancholie” (2008). 7 CDs are newly recorded.
“Gerold Huber and I had the fervent wish to record every single one of Robert Schumann’s lieder. It grew out of our enduring passion – 32 years meanwhile – for this legacy of lieder. Our objective is to present Schumann as we have come to appreciate him over the years.“ – Christian Gerhaher