How long does it take to listen to all of Schubert’s songs?main
Jeffrey Arlo Brown, locked down in Covid with nothing better to do, put Schubert on the deck and set the timer.
It takes more than 40 hours, apparently, and many of the Lieder are, in his view, dire.
Like the one ‘featuring a shoe-addicted daughter – the misogynist proto-“Sex and the City” of Schubert lieder’.
Or: ‘This is sucking up in its purest form.’
In VAN magazine, Jeffrey gives them all a rating, from rotten to sublime.