Sunday, 12 July 2015

Ein Heldenleben

This must be one of the most cliche-ridden classical music covers I have ever seen - and coming from a major label (EMI) to boot. You can just imagine the discussion within the design team. Let's just take a picture of the conductor. No, the composer. No, it is classical, use a tranquil nature scene. But it includes an oboe concerto - should we not use a picture of an oboe? Oh, just throw it all together. Next? Thanks to fellow Talk Classical member Cosmos for bringing up this gem.