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Author Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

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

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Decca ; New York : distributed by Universal Music Distribution, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Media Room CDs  CDISC3 STRAUSS DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Description 2 audio discs (55 min., 64 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Compact discs.
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 ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ; Christoph Eschenbach (Signature roles at the Met Opera).
Event CD1 recorded live at the Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich, April 2008.
Note 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 Disc1. Four last songs. Vier letzte Lieder. Frühling ; September ; Beim Schlafengehen ; Im Abendrot -- Ariadne auf Naxos. Ach! Wo war ich? Tot? ; Ein Schönes war: hieß 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 / R. Strauss.
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.
Language Sung in German, Russian, Czech, Italian, and French.
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Songs (High voice) with orchestra.
Operas -- Excerpts.
Added Author Fleming, Renée.
Thielemann, Christian, 1959-
Solti, Georg, 1912-1997.
Abel, Yves.
Eschenbach, Christoph.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Letzte Lieder.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Ariadne auf Naxos. Selections.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Gesänge, orchestra accompaniment, op. 33. Verführung.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 Lieder. op. 48 Freundliche Vision; arranged.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 Lieder. op. 48 Winterweihe; arranged.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 Lieder. op. 10 Zueignung; arranged.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Ägyptische Helena. Zweite Brautnacht!
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Evgeniĭ Onegin. St︠s︡ena pisʹma.
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Rusalka. Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello. Piangea cantando.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Thaïs. Dis-moi que je suis belle.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Capriccio. Wo ist mein Bruder?
Münchner Philharmoniker.
London Symphony Orchestra.
Orchestre national Bordeaux-Aquitaine.
Wiener Philharmoniker.
Added Title 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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