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The Compact Opera Collection - Strauss: Elektra / Ozawa


Release Date: 02/11/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 470583   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard Strauss
Performer:  Brad CresswellDiane KeslingMarita NapierChrista Ludwig,   ... 
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony OrchestraTanglewood Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 42 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of the audio discs included in this set has been enhanced with CD-ROM capability to carry the full libretto including translations. These CDs function as any normal audio CD when played on your CD player or computer but can also be used on your personal computer (or Macintosh) to view the complete libretto and translations.

One of the audio discs included in this set has been enhanced with CD-ROM capability to carry the full libretto including translations. These CDs function as any normal audio CD when played on your CD player or computer but can also be used on your personal computer (or Macintosh) to view the complete libretto and translations.

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Works on This Recording

1. Elektra, Op. 58 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Brad Cresswell (Tenor), Diane Kesling (Mezzo Soprano), Marita Napier (Soprano),
Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Hildegard Behrens (Soprano), Nadine Secunde (Soprano),
Jorma Hynninen (Baritone), Dominique Labelle (Soprano), Brian Matthews (Baritone),
Joan Khara (Mezzo Soprano), Wendy Hillhouse (Soprano), Emily Rawlins (Soprano),
Cynthia Haymon (Soprano), Ragnar Ulfung (Tenor)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra,  Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1998 
Venue:  Live  Boston Symphony Hall, Massachusetts 
Length: 102 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Elektra, Op.58: "Wo bleibt Elektra?"
Elektra, Op.58: "Allein! Weh, ganz allein."
Elektra, Op.58: "Elektra!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Ich kann nicht sitzen und ins Dunkel starren"
Elektra, Op.58: "Es geht ein Lärm los."
Elektra, Op.58: "Was willst du? Seht doch dort!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Die Götter! bist doch selber eine Göttin."
Elektra, Op.58: "Ich will nichts hören!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Ich habe keine guten Nächte."
Elektra, Op.58: "Wenn das rechte Blutopfer unterm Beile fällt"
Elektra, Op.58: "Was bluten muß? Dein eigenes Genick"
Elektra, Op.58: "Ach! Lichter!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Orest! Orest ist tot!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Nun muß es hier von uns geschehn."
Elektra, Op.58: "Du! Du! Denn du bist stark! Wie stark du bist"
Elektra, Op.58: "Nun denn, allein!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Was willst du, fremder Mensch?"
Elektra, Op.58: "Orest!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Du wirst es tun? Allein? Du armes Kind?"
Elektra, Op.58: "Seid ihr von Sinnen"
Elektra, Op.58: "Ich habe ihm das Beil nicht geben können!"
Elektra, Op.58: "He! Lichter!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Elektra! Schwester!"
Elektra, Op.58: "Ob ich nicht höre?"
Elektra, Op.58: "Hörst du denn nicht"
Elektra, Op.58: "Schweig, und tanze."

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