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Strauss: Arabella / Haitink, Putnam, Glyndebourne Festival

Strauss,R. / Putnam / Brocheler / Haitink / Cox
Release Date: 10/14/2003 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2254  
Composer:  Richard Strauss
Performer:  Keith LewisGianna RolandiJohn BröchelerAshley Putnam,   ... 
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With its romantic Viennese plot and lush waltz-time melodies, Arabella is one of Strauss's most popular operas. Count Waldner's family fortunes will only revive if his beautiful daughter, Arabella, can marry well. His other daughter, Zdenka - who has been raised as a boy to save money - is in love with one of Arabella's suitors. At a ball, Arabella falls in love with the mysterious Mandryka, heir to some distant rural estates, but the happy ending is delayed by intrigue and misunderstanding. Starring Ashley Putnam and John Brocheler, with Gianna Rolandi, Regina Sarfarty, Artur Korn, Keith Lewis, Gwendolyn Bradley. Glyndebourne Festival Opera, conducted by Bernard Haitink. NTSC, Region 1. Sung in German, subtitles available in English, Read more French, German, Spanish. Full Screen (4.3) picture, Dolby Digital Stereo. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Arabella, Op. 79 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Keith Lewis (Tenor), Gianna Rolandi (Soprano), John Bröcheler (Baritone),
Ashley Putnam (Soprano), Regina Sarfaty (Mezzo Soprano), Artur Korn (Bass),
Gwendolyn Bradley (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929-1932; Germany 

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