Classic Archive: Great Voices of the Golden Age

Classic Archive: Great Voices of the Golden Age

Cast: Christa Ludwig, Gerald Moore, Gundula Janowitz, Orchestre National De L'ortf

     
 

This classical music compilation caters to opera fans by featuring a series of aria performances originally broadcast on British and French television during the 1960s and '70s. Showcased vocalists include: Irmgard Seefried (performing selections from Egk), Gré Brouwenstijn (performing selections from Wagner) , Christa Ludwig (performing selections from Mahler and… See more details below

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This classical music compilation caters to opera fans by featuring a series of aria performances originally broadcast on British and French television during the 1960s and '70s. Showcased vocalists include: Irmgard Seefried (performing selections from Egk), Gré Brouwenstijn (performing selections from Wagner) , Christa Ludwig (performing selections from Mahler and Brahms), Galina Vishnevskaya (performing selections from Tchaikovsky), Gundula Janowitz (performing selections from Beethoven); most of the screen time, however, is given to coloratura soprano Rita Streich, who interprets selections from Schubert, Mozart, Wolf, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Strauss.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/27/2009
UPC:
0899132000770
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Euroarts
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:22:00
Sales rank:
83,651

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