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Immler’s smoothly muscular baritone shows how in the 20th century German song broadened its preoccupations, with Gál and Goldschmidt (misnamed Bernhard in the CD booklet) looking back to romanticism, Schreker and Eisler making Lied a political vehicle and Grosz taking the artform into the music hall with knockabout comedy. A fascinating, deftly delivered programme.

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