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Contemporary English translation of Schubert’s iconic song cycle based on Wilhelm Müller’s original German verses. Sung and translated by Thomas Beavitt, accompanied by Alexander Polyakov on piano. Artwork by Chisha Paszczyk.
Song about human relationships. We are communicative bridges for each other. But bridges can be burnt as well as built.
Video of premiere concert performance of Winter Journeyman (English version of Schubert’s Winterreise), performed by Thomas Beavitt and Alexander Polyakov at Ekaterinburg’s Dom Muzyki on 19th April 2018
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