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Schubert: Rosamunde / Abbado, Von Otter, CO of Europe


Release Date: 06/14/1991 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 431655   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of EuropeErnst Senff Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Abbado and the COE give joyful performances of this magical incidental music. It is a revelation to hear the most popular of the entr'actes played so gently: it is like a whispered meditation... Anne Sofie von Otter is an ideal soloist.

-- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs and DVDs [2003/4 edition]
Abbado and the COE give joyful performances of this magical incidental music. It is a revelation to hear the most popular of the entr'actes played so gently: it is like a whispered meditation... Anne Sofie von Otter is an ideal soloist.

-- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs and DVDs [2003/4 edition]
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Works on This Recording

1. Rosamunde, D 797/Op. 26 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe,  Ernst Senff Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna 
Length: 59 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Overture (Die Zauberharfe, D.644)
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Entr'acte No. 1
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Chorus of Spirits: "In der Tiefe wohnt das Licht"
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Ballet Music No. 1 - Andante un poco assai
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Shepherd's melody
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Chorus of Shepherds: "Hier auf den Fluren...."
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Entr'acte No. 3 - Andantino
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Romance: "Der Vollmond strahlt auf Bergeshöh'n"
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Entr'acte No. 2
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Chorus of Huntsmen: "Wie lebt sich's so fröhlich im Grünen"
Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental Music To Helmina von Chézy's Play): Ballet Music No. 2

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 disappointing  September 28, 2012 By Jean-Francois T. (Washington, DC) See All My Reviews "what a let down! I expected delight from this recording, being familiar only the more famous excerpts(Overture, Ballet music), recorded famously by Bruno Walther, for instance. The other numbers show how little Schubert was inspired by the play. Abbado and his orchestra are equally uninspired, as are the recording engineers. Only Sophie von Otter is equal to her reputation in her brief contributions. Altogether a back shelf Cd!" Report Abuse
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