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Lehár: Das Land Des Lächelns / Kollo, Koller, Pitsch-Sarata, Zednik

Release Date: 10/11/2005 
Label:  Imports (Dvd)   Catalog #: 898232  
Composer:  Franz Lehár
Performer:  Dagmar KollerBirgit Pitsch-SarataHeinz ZednikFred Liewehr,   ... 
Conductor:  Wolfgang Ebert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra

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Das Land des Lächelns (Complete)

René Kollo · Birgit Pitsch-Sarata · Dagmar Koller
Heinz Zednik · Fred Liewehr
Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart
Wolfgang Ebert

Directed by Arthur Maria Rabenalt

Subtitles: German/English/French/Spanish
A production of UNITEL, Munich

* While most works from the heyday of German operetta have long disappeared from the stage, Franz Lehár’s Das Land des Lächelns (The Land of a Smile) is an exception that is well-known to today’s music-loving public

* With joyful music, a witty script about love in the face of cultural boundaries, and
Read more famous melodies like “Dein ist mein ganzes Herz” (“You are my heart’s delight”) and “Immer nur lächeln” (“Keep smiling”), this operetta has been a winning piece since it was written in 1929

* Legendary German tenor René Kollo (Prince Sou-Chong) and Birgit Pitsch-Sarata (Lisa) act in colorful settings and costumes that bring out the charm of the work

* Directed by Arthur Maria Rabenalt, this is a brilliant opera movie from the Unitel archives is being released internationally for the first time
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Works on This Recording

Das Land des Lächelns by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Dagmar Koller (Soprano), Birgit Pitsch-Sarata (Soprano), Heinz Zednik (Tenor),
Fred Liewehr (Bass), René Kollo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Ebert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Length: 100 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 

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