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Four Famous German Sopranos


Release Date: 07/04/1998 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89971   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo MeyerbeerBedrich Smetana,   ... 
Performer:  Elisabeth RethbergMaria MüllerFranz VölkerTiana Lemnitz,   ... 
Conductor:  Fritz ZweigFrieder WeissmannKarl ElmendorffHeinz Tietjen,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera OrchestraBayreuth Festival OrchestraBerlin City Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
2. Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
3. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
4. Aida: O patria mia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
5. L'Africaine: Adieu, mon doux rivage by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frieder Weissmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; France 
Date of Recording: 1933 
Language: German 
6. Tannhäuser: Zurück von ihm! Nicht ihr seid seine Richter! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Maria Müller (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Elmendorff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
7. Lohengrin: Das süsse Lied verhallt...Atmest du nicht mit mir by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Maria Müller (Soprano), Franz Völker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Heinz Tietjen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: German 
8. Tannhäuser: Allmächt'ge Jungfrau "Elisabeth's Prayer" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Tiana Lemnitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leo Blech
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1934 
Language: German 
9. Lohengrin: Euch Lüften, die mein Klagen by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Tiana Lemnitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Johannes Schüler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Language: German 
10. Otello: Piangea cantando "Willow Song" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Tiana Lemnitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: German 
11. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Alone at last...How strange by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Margarete Teschemacher (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: German 
12. Madama Butterfly: Spira sul mar [Entrance of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Margarete Teschemacher (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1932 
Language: German 
13. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Margarete Teschemacher (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fritz Zweig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1932 
Language: German 
14. Der Freischütz, J 277: Wie nahte mir der Schlummer by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Maria Müller (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Heger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin City Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1943 
Language: German 
15. Der Freischütz, J 277: Und ob die Wolke by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Tiana Lemnitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leo Blech
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1934 
Language: German 
16. Oberon, J 306: Ozean! du Ungeheuer by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Margarete Teschemacher (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1826; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: German 

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