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Four German Contraltos Of The Past


Release Date: 09/16/1997 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89979   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Georges BizetRichard WagnerGeorge Frideric HandelGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Luise WillerEva LiebenbergMaria OlszewskaMargarete Klose,   ... 
Conductor:  Selmar MeyrowitzErich OrthmannFritz ZweigBruno Seidler-Winkler,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Luise Willer (Alto)
Conductor:  Selmar Meyrowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
2.
Tristan und Isolde: Einsam wachend...Habet Acht! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Eva Liebenberg (Alto)
Conductor:  Erich Orthmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1932 
Language: German 
3.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Olszewska (Alto)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
4.
Un ballo in maschera: Re dell' abisso, affrettati by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Margarete Klose (Alto)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: German 
5.
Il trovatore: Stride la vampa! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luise Willer (Alto)
Conductor:  Selmar Meyrowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
6.
Il trovatore: Condotta ell' era in ceppi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luise Willer (Alto)
Conductor:  Selmar Meyrowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
7.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Luise Willer (Alto)
Conductor:  Selmar Meyrowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
8.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Eva Liebenberg (Alto)
Conductor:  Selmar Meyrowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Language: German 
9.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Son nata a lagrimar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eva Liebenberg (Alto)
Conductor:  Selmar Meyrowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
10.
Dank sei dir, Herr by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eva Liebenberg (Alto)
Conductor:  Selmar Meyrowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
11.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Olszewska (Alto)
Conductor:  Leo Blech
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
12.
Carmen: En vain pour éviter les réponses amères "Card Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Else Knepel (Soprano), Genia Guszalewicz (Soprano), Maria Olszewska (Alto)
Conductor:  Leo Blech
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
13.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Printemps, qui commence by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Maria Olszewska (Alto)
Conductor:  Leo Blech
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: French 
14.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Margarete Klose (Alto)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: German 
15.
Alceste: Divinités du Styx by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Margarete Klose (Alto)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1767; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: German 
16.
Paride ed Elena: O del mio dolce ardor by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Margarete Klose (Alto)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: Italian 
17.
Il trovatore: Ai nostri monti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Marcel Wittrisch (Tenor), Margarete Klose (Alto)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1932 
Language: German 

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