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Mozart: Abduction From The Seralio / Bohm, Auger, Schreier

Release Date: 06/19/2014 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 423459   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Arleen AugérPeter SchreierKurt MollReri Grist,   ... 
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio ChorusDresden Staatskapelle
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Böhm [is] still there as a benchmark on modern instruments." -- Alan Blyth, Gramophone, on this performance of Entführung.

"The DG version conducted – somewhat stolidly – by Karl Böhm is much more strongly cast, with Arleen Auger a deeply affecting Konstanze, and Peter Schreier an ardent Belmonte, though it suffers from the schizophrenic ‘double cast’ syndrome, with actors stepping in for the spoken dialogue. Choice between Böhm and the theatrically livelier Gardiner (DG Archiv) is not easy, though in the end Böhm’s singers just carry the day." -- Misha Donat, BBC Music Magazine

"...the top contender is undoubtedly Karl Böhm, also on DG, with Arleen
Read more Auger, Reri Grist, Peter Schreier and Kurt Moll – a line-up that is hard to beat." -- Göran Forsling, MusicWeb International Read less

Works on This Recording

Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Arleen Augér (Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Kurt Moll (Bass),
Reri Grist (Soprano), Harald Neukirch (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 

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