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Nather: Max & Moritz / Riemann, Lawton, Deutsches Filmorchester

Nather / Riemann / Dfob / Lawton
Release Date: 10/25/2011 
Label:  Nca   Catalog #: 60217   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gisbert Näther
Performer:  Katja Riemann
Conductor:  Scott Lawton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Film Orchestra Babelsberg
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Who has not heard of them, Max and Moritz’ pranks? Generations of parents have read these tales as deterring ‘bedtime stories’ and these almost immortal tales, translated into dozens of languages, are still a joy today for young and old. At first planned as a scenic composition, performances at the children’s music theatre in Potsdam and as a ballet performance at the National opera house in Berlin made composer Gisbert Näther think about a concert version - which was also the basis of this recording. The composer finds characteristic themes, written in a polystylistic manner, to por-tray the individual figures and this especially encourages younger listeners to listen ‘in pictures’. The inimitable interpretation of the story by Read more Katja Riemann and the amusing musical production guarantee ‘great entertainment’ in the true meaning of the phrase. Read less

Works on This Recording

Max und Moritz by Gisbert Näther
Performer:  Katja Riemann (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Scott Lawton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Film Orchestra Babelsberg

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