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Lehar: Wo die Lerche Singt / Ernst, Feldhofer

Lehar / Ernst / Friedhofer / Taunts
Release Date: 08/12/2014 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 777816   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Lehár
Performer:  Jevgenij TauntsovSieglinde FeldhoferGerhard ErnstMiriam Portmann,   ... 
Conductor:  Marius Burkert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Lehár Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Franz Lehár's operetta "Wo die Lerche singt" concerns a young country girl who falls for a painter, leaves her fiancé to follow the painter to the city where she meets his real mistress and ends up realizing shed be better off back in the country.

The grand finale of Act I with the palotas of the harvest chorus rank with the most electrifying music Lehár ever penned.

This production occurred in conjunction with recent performances of this operetta in Bad Ischl during the Lehár Festival.
Franz Lehár's operetta "Wo die Lerche singt" concerns a young country girl who falls for a painter, leaves her fiancé to follow the painter to the city where she meets his real mistress and ends up realizing shed be better off back in the country.

The grand finale of Act I with the palotas of the harvest chorus rank with the most electrifying music Lehár ever penned.

This production occurred in conjunction with recent performances of this operetta in Bad Ischl during the Lehár Festival.
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Works on This Recording

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Wo die Lerche singt by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Jevgenij Tauntsov (Tenor), Sieglinde Feldhofer (Soprano), Gerhard Ernst (Baritone),
Miriam Portmann (Soprano), Wolfgang Gerold (Tenor), Florian Resertarits (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marius Burkert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Lehár Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918 

Customer Reviews

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 Forgotten Lehar September 10, 2014 By Joseph Erdeljac (West Chester, PA) See All My Reviews "This is a forgotten work that is hardly ever performed and is a good addition to the catalog. It is well sung, in German, and includes the dialogue. The drawback is that although a synopsis is provided there is no libretto. In my honest opinion the dialogue could have been left out of the recording since there is no libretto to understand it. One can hear that the music is Lehar but I don't feel it is as melodic as his other works. It is a lovely score but contains only a few memorable melodies." Report Abuse
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