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Die Frau ohne Schatten (3 CD) - Karajan

Item# 1000008818


Die Frau ohne Schatten (3 CD) - Karajan
Composer: Richard Strauss
Release Date: June 10, 2008
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Artists:
Leonie Rysanek
Christa Ludwig
Grace Hoffman
Walter Berry
Lucia Popp
Fritz Wunderlich
Orchestra: Vienna State Opera Chorus & Orchestra
Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Herbert Von Karajan conducts Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten, recorded live at the Vienna State Opera in 1964 and featuring Leonie Rysanek, Christa Ludwig, Grace Hoffman, Walter Berry, Lucia Popp and Fritz Wunderlich.

"The casting was absolutely magnificent, offering us the finest voices and well-drawn characters involved in significant drama. “ – Die Presse
 

Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten

Epic in musical scope and artistic imagination, Strauss and Hofmannsthal’s 1919 work makes extraordinary demands on its five leading singers, the orchestra, and the stage. The score is one of the composer’s richest and most evocative, reflecting the fantastical storyline that weaves together drama, fairy tale, and pure poetry.

 

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