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Author Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

Title Four last songs [sound recording] : songs & arias ; Signature roles at the Met Opera / Richard Strauss.

Imprint [S.l.] : Decca ; New York, NY : distributed by Universal Music Distribution, p2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    D STRAU-R VLL F52CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (55 min., 64 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Compact discs.
CD2: tracks 1-3, p1997; track 5, p1999; track 4, p2000.
Program notes by Roger Pines inserted. Includes vocal text in German with English translation.
Contents disc 1. Four last songs. Vier letzte Lieder. Frühling ; September ; Beim Schlafengehen ; Im Abendrot -- Ariadne auf Naxos. Ach! Wo war ich? Tot? ; Ein Schönes war: hieβ?Theseus-Ariadne ; Es gibt ein Reich -- Verführung, op. 33 no. 1 -- Freundliche Vision; op. 48 no. 1 -- Winterweihe, op. 48 no. 4 -- Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 -- Die ägyptische Helena. Zweite Brautnacht.
disc 2. Signature roles at the Met Opera. Eugene Onegin. Letter scene / Tchaikovsky -- Rusalka. O silver moon / Dvorak -- Otello. Piangea cantando (Willow song) ; Ave Maria / Verdi -- Thaïs. Ah! Je suis seule, seule enfin ; Dis-moi que je suis belle / Massenet -- Capriccio. Moonlight music ; Wo ist mein Bruder / R. Strauss.
Performer Renée Fleming, mezzo-soprano ; Münchner Philharmoniker ; Christian Thielemann, conductor (Four last songs) ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Georg Solti, conductor ; Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine ; Yves Abel, conductor ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ; Christoph Eschenbach, conductor (Signature roles at the Met Opera).
Event CD1 recorded live at the Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich, April 2008.
Language Sung in German.
Subject Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
Operas -- Excerpts.
Added Author Fleming, Renée.
Thielemann, Christian, 1959-
Solti, Georg, 1912-1997.
Abel, Yves.
Eschenbach, Christoph.
Münchner Philharmoniker.
London Symphony Orchestra.
Orchestre national Bordeaux-Aquitaine.
Wiener Philharmoniker.
Added Title Signature roles at the Met Opera.
Vocal music. Selections
Standard No. 028948013203
Music No. B0011852-02 Decca
B0011851-02 Decca (disc 1)
B0011852-02 CD02 Decca (disc 2)

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