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Josef Metternich - Recordings 1953-1955


Release Date: 06/12/2007 
Label:  Hafg   Catalog #: 10309  
Composer:  VariousGeorges BizetGiuseppe VerdiWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Josef MetternichRudolf SchockAnneliese KupperMargarete Klose
Conductor:  Ferenc FricsayWilhelm SchüchterDimitri MitropoulosFritz Lehmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony OrchestraBerlin State Opera OrchestraMetropolitan Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: c1953 
2. La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
3. Un ballo in maschera: Eri tu che m'acchiave quell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
4. Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorriso by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 5/28/1954 
5. Don Carlos: Son io, mio Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone), Rudolf Schock (Tenor)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/29/1954 
6. Rigoletto: Povero Rigoletto...Cortigiani, vil razza dannata! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1953 
7. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Tutto è disposto...Aprite un po' quegl' occhi by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 2/24/1954 
8. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 4/19/1953 
9. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: You wrote to me... "Onegin's Aria" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Fritz Lehmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/4/1954 
10. L'Africaine: Fille des Rois by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Fritz Lehmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/6/1954 
11. I Pagliacci: Sì può? [Prologue] by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 5/5/1935 
12. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Scintille diamant by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 2/24/1954 
13. Der fliegende Holländer: Wie aus der Ferne by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Anneliese Kupper (Soprano), Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1953 
14. Der fliegende Holländer: Die Frist ist um [Monologue] by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1953 
15. Lohengrin: Erhebe dich, Genossin meiner Schmach by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Margarete Klose (Mezzo Soprano), Josef Metternich (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 7/1953 

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