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Lortzing: Der Waffenschmied / Lehan , Prey, Litz, Ollendorff

Lortzing / Prey,Herrmann
Release Date: 04/02/2013 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 123102   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Albert Lortzing
Performer:  Gerhard UngerHermann PreyKurt BöhmeGisela Litz,   ... 
Conductor:  Fritz Lehan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera OrchestraBavarian State Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Albert Lortzing was, as John Warrack has noted, "the most inventive composer of opera with spoken dialogue in mid-19th-century Germany" and his skills are evident in this wonderful performance. This recording of Der Waffenschied is the last gem in the highly acclaimed Electrola Collection series of comic operas by Albert Lortzing on Electrola, following Undine, Zar und Zimmermann und Der Wildschütz. The cast is led by Hermann Prey, Lotte Schädle, Kurt Böhme and Fritz Ollendorff under conductor Fritz Lehan. Albert Lortzing was, as John Warrack has noted, "the most inventive composer of opera with spoken dialogue in mid-19th-century Germany" and his skills are evident in this wonderful performance. This recording of Der Waffenschied is the last gem in the highly acclaimed Electrola Collection series of comic operas by Albert Lortzing on Electrola, following Undine, Zar und Zimmermann und Der Wildschütz. The cast is led by Hermann Prey, Lotte Schädle, Kurt Böhme and Fritz Ollendorff under conductor Fritz Lehan. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Der Waffenschmied by Albert Lortzing
Performer:  Gerhard Unger (Voice), Hermann Prey (Baritone), Kurt Böhme (Bass),
Gisela Litz (Mezzo Soprano), Lotte Schädle (Soprano), Fritz Ollendorff (Bass)
Conductor:  Fritz Lehan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Germany 

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