Strauss, J, II: Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410 (Voices of Spring)

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Hilde Gueden sings Operetta

Hilde Gueden sings Operetta


includes

Charpentier, G:

Depuis le jour (from Louise)

Dostal:

Ich bin verliebt (from Clivia)

Wiegenlied (from Die Flucht ins Glück)

Fall, L:

Heut' könnt' einer sein Glück bei mir machen

Grothe:

Postillion Lied (from Die Schwedische Nachtigall)

Kalman:

Sag ja, mein Lieb, sag ja (from Gräfin Mariza)

Korngold:

Glück, das mir verbleib 'Marietta's Lied' (from Die Tote Stadt)

Lehár:

Kosende Wellen (from Der Zarewitsch)

Hör' ich Zymbalklänge (from Zigeunerliebe)

Liebe du Himmel auf Erden (from Paganini)

Einer wird kommen (from Der Zarewitsch)

Schön wie die blaue Sommernacht (from Giuditta)

Meine Lippen sie Kussen so heiss (from Giuditta)

Sind sie von Sinnen (from Der Graf von Luxemburg)

Viljalied (from Die lustige Witwe)

Stolz, R:

Mein Liebeslied muß ein Walzer sein

Du sollst der Kaiser meiner Seele sein (from Der Favorit)

Straus, O:

Komm, komm, Held meiner Träume (from Der Tapfere Soldat)

Strauss, J, II:

Nun's Chorus from Casanova

Mein Herr Marquis (from Die Fledermaus)

Wiener Blut: 'Das eines kann --- Ich war ein echtes Wiener Blut ...Wiener Blut!'

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Strauss, Josef:

Dorfschwalben aus Österreich - waltz, Op. 164

Zeller:

Der Obersteiger: Sei nicht bös’ from Der Vogelhändler


Hilde Gueden (soprano)

Several countries have their light operas: the British their Gilbert and Sullivan, the Spanish their zarzuelas, the French their operettes. All of these display quite tight-knit styles, but the operetta tradition of Austria, and specifically Vienna, is more diffuse, reflecting the differing styles of folk music found in the old Austro-Hungarian Empire. The world of operetta is a never-never-land of handsome hussar officers, princes and princesses, counts and countesses and romantic gypsies beloved of bourgeois Viennese who would probably hate to meet a real gipsy. The waltz, that most insidious of dances, is never far away. It is a kind of music that demands a special way of singing – yielding, lilting phrasing, often rather laidback rhythms, unless the singer is suddenly breaking into the fast section of a Hungarian czárdás. Artists from other countries can make a good stab at it, but the real thing is unmistakable when we encounter it. Hilde Gueden was the real thing.

Her first operetta studio session – held at Kingsway Hall in London in April 1949, with a pick-up ensemble conducted by Hans May. As well as two Lehár favourites, among these six tracks (CD1 5–10) are rarities by Nico Dostal and Franz Grothe. Two Giuditta excerpts come from the 1957 complete set in which Gueden starred with her longtime colleague Waldemar Kmentt; and their duet from Der Graf von Luxemburg is from the 1965 disc of excerpts. The celebrated Vilja-Lied, from the 1958 recording of The Merry Widow has seldom, if ever, been better done.

Included (on CD2) is her recording with Robert Stolz of twelve ‘operetta evergreens’ – the delightful cover of the original LP reproduced together with another five in the booklet. Josef Krips – who enjoyed conducting music of the Strauss family – accompanies her in two of the composers waltzes and a real rarity is her very last recording. Made with Horst Stein and the Suisse Romande it yielded just two arias: Marietta’s Lied from Korngold’s 1920 opera Die Tote Stadt and ‘Depuis le jour’ from Charpentier’s Louise.

Several of the recordings on the set are released internationally on Decca CD for the first time and this collection, recorded over a twenty-year period (1949–1969) offers a great glimpse of one of Vienna’s greatest opera stars in lighter (but not necessarily less demanding) fare.

“my first choice is “Operetta Evergreens” in which Hilde Gueden is the lovely soloist in selections from Johann Strauss, Lehár, Kálmán, Zeller and others” Gramophone Magazine, December 1962 (CD2: 1–12)

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Rita Streich: Waltzes & Arias, Folk Songs & Lullabies

Rita Streich: Waltzes & Arias, Folk Songs & Lullabies


Acqua:

La Villanelle

Alabiev:

Solovej moj (The Nightingale)

Arditi:

Parla

Il Bacio

Czernik:

Chi sa nel mio giardino d'amore

Delibes:

Les filles de Cadix

Dvorak:

Mesícku na nebi hlubokém 'Song to the Moon' (from Rusalka)

Flotow:

The Last Rose of Summer (Martha)

Godard, B:

Berceuse from Jocelyn

Marchesi:

La Folletta

Meyerbeer:

Ombra leggiera (from Dinorah)

Saint-Saëns:

Le Rossignol et la Rose - vocalise

Strauss, J, II:

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Draußen im Sievering blüht schon der flieder (from Die Tänzerin Fanny Elssler)

Strauss, Josef:

Dorfschwalben aus Österreich - waltz, Op. 164

Suppe:

Hab' ich nur deine Liebe (from Boccaccio)

Verdi:

Lo spazzacamino

and folksongs


Rita Streich (soprano)

Rita Streich, famed for her peerless coloratura, for her Queen of the Night and her performances of Olympia in Les contes d’Hoffmann and Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Rita Streich, often dubbed a ‘singing nightingale’ also took time out from a busy career to record miniatures. Several LPs, combined over two (now deleted) Deutsche Grammophon ‘Originals’ are here combined into a 2CD set, showcasing the soprano in popular opera arias, waltz-songs, folk songs (English, American, Russian, Japanese and Yiddish) and lullabies. The waltzes stem from the melodic treasury of the Viennese Strauss dynasty – music of yearning, enchantment and nostalgia, all abetted by Streich’s joyous coloratura. The folk songs and lullabies were recorded in Munich and in Regensburg, in 1962 and 1964. Note-writer Bernhard Uske, describes the result as ‘a glorious carpet of flowers’.

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Tales from Vienna

Tales from Vienna


Erod, I:

Little Suite for 20 Fingers, Op. 61b

Mozart:

Sonata for Piano duet in C major, K521

Ravel:

La Valse (for 2 pianos)

Schubert:

Fantasie in F minor for piano duet, D940

Strauss, J, II:

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

arr. for piano duet


Waltraud Wulz, Antoinette Van Zabner (piano duo)

Waltraud Wulz and Antoinette Van Zabner perform piano duets by Mozart, Schubert, Eröd, Ravel and Johann Strauss II. 'Both pianists combine a beautiful sound, splendid technique and sure-handed perception with a distinct stylistic understanding as well as the ability to work and to hear their way into complicated structures' (Krzystof Meyer, composer and writer).

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Natalie Dessay - The Miracle of the Voice

Natalie Dessay - The Miracle of the Voice

Greatest Moments on Stage


Bernstein:

Glitter and be gay (from Candide)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis

Donizetti:

Il dolce suono mi colpì di sua voce! … Spargi d'amaro pianto (from Lucia di Lammermoor)

Orchestre & Chœurs de l’Opéra de Lyon, Evelino Pidò

Mozart:

O zittre nicht (from Die Zauberflöte)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie

Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (from Die Zauberflöte)

Orchestre & Chœurs de l’Opéra National de Paris, Ivan Fischer

Offenbach:

Les oiseaux dans la charmille (from Les Contes d'Hoffmann)

Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Jan Märkl

Duo de la mouche from Orphée aux Enfers

Ravel:

Air du Feu: “Arrière…” from L'enfant et les sortilèges

Strauss, J, II:

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Ulf Schirmer

Strauss, R:

Grossmächtige Prinzessin (from Ariadne auf Naxos)

Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnanyi

Thomas, Ambroise:

A vos jeux, mes amis (from Hamlet)

Symphony Orchestra & Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Bertrand de Billy


Natalie Dessay (soprano)

“Ms. Dessay treats opera like a form of theatre in which acting and singing are one” The Times, November 2005

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Erato - 3633399

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Great Singers - Erna Berger

Great Singers - Erna Berger


Auber:

Quel bonheur (from Fra Diavolo)

Donizetti:

Tyrolienne (from La fille du regiment)

Flotow:

Letzte Rose

Mozart:

Martern aller Arten (from Die Entführung aus dem Serail)

Zeffiretti lusinghieri (from Idomeneo)

O zittre nicht (from Die Zauberflöte)

Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (from Die Zauberflöte)

Puccini:

Si, mi chiamano Mimi (from La Bohème)

Un bel di vedremo (from Madama Butterfly)

Strauss, J, II:

Mein Herr Marquis (from Die Fledermaus)

Spiel’ ich die Unschuld vom Lande from Die Fledermaus

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Verdi:

È strano! è strano!...Ah! fors è lui...Sempre libera (from La Traviata)

Weber:

Non paventar mia vita, J181


recorded 1934-49

Naxos Historical Great Singers - 8110733

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Johann Strauss: The Best of Vienna

Johann Strauss: The Best of Vienna


Strauss, J, I:

Radetsky March, Op. 228

Strauss, J, II:

An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

Annen-Polka, Op. 117

Morgenblätter Walzer, Op. 279

Auf der Jagd, Op. 373

Leichtes Blut, polka schnell, Op. 319

Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333

Vergnügungszug, Op. 281

Wiener Bonbons Walzer, Op. 307

Perpetuum Mobile, Op. 257

Accelerationen, Op. 234

Pizzicato Polka

Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325

Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437

Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324

Die Fledermaus Overture

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Banditen-Galopp, Op. 378

Künstlerleben, Op. 316

Persischer Marsch, Op. 289

Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388

Eljen a Magyar Schnell-Polka, Op. 332

Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214

Wiener Blut Waltz, Op. 354


Live recordings

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Strauss Waltzes

Strauss Waltzes


Strauss, J, II:

An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325

Du und Du Walzer, Op. 367

Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333

Tausendundeine Nacht, Op. 346

Wo die Zitronen blühen, Op. 364

Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 114

Wiener Blut Waltz, Op. 354

Wiener Bonbons Walzer, Op. 307

Künstlerleben, Op. 316

Morgenblätter Walzer, Op. 279

Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388

Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437

Accelerationen, Op. 234

Strauss, Josef:

Sphärenklänge, Op. 235

Dorfschwalben aus Österreich - waltz, Op. 164


Penguin Guide 1996 3 star

Decca - Double Decca - 4434732

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New Year's Day in Vienna 1989

New Year's Day in Vienna 1989


Strauss, J, I:

Radetsky March, Op. 228

Strauss, J, II:

Accelerationen, Op. 234

Bauern-Polka, Op. 276

Bei uns z´Haus Waltz, Op. 361

Die Fledermaus Overture

Künstlerleben, Op. 316

Eljen a Magyar Schnell-Polka, Op. 332

Im Krapfenwald'l, Polka française, Op. 336

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Pizzicato Polka

Ritter Pázmán: Csárdás

An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

Strauss, Josef:

Die Libelle - Polka mazur, Op. 204

Moulinet-Polka

Plappermäulchen - polka schnell, Op. 245

Jockey Polka, Op. 278


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Strauss Waltz Gala

Strauss Waltz Gala


Strauss, J, II:

An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Künstlerleben, Op. 316

Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333

Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388


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Blessing

Blessing


Alyabyev:

The Nightingale

Bellini:

Eccomi in lieta vesta...Oh! quante volte (from I Capuleti e I Montecchi)

Canteloube:

Chants d'Auvergne: Bailero

Delibes:

Où va la jeune Indoue? 'Bell Song' (from Lakmé)

Dvorak:

Mesícku na nebi hlubokém 'Song to the Moon' (from Rusalka)

Gounod:

Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve (from Roméo et Juliette)

Grieg:

Peer Gynt: Solveig's Song

Handel:

Lascia ch'io pianga (from Rinaldo)

Malmberg:

Blessing

Mozart:

Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (from Die Zauberflöte)

Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K339: Laudate Dominum

Puccini:

Quando me'n vo (from La Bohème)

Rachmaninov:

Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14

Strauss, J, II:

Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410

Vavilov:

Ave Maria

Williams, G E:

Fallen Soldier


Christina Johnston (soprano)

Christina Johnston most certainly is not another in a long line of “pop” sopranos trying to sing opera! She is a full-fledged opera star in Central Europe who just happens to also enjoy singing repertoire from musicals and films, and – after building up a career based in the beautiful city of Prague – the Suffolk-born Johnston is now returning to her native Britain.

For her debut album, Blessing, Christina and producer James Fitzpatrick chose a mix of highly popular opera arias plus some rarities that were totally suited to her high soprano voice. On the CD, Christina displays her amazing gift for languages by singing in no fewer than nine, including English, German, Latin, Russian, French, Italian, Czech, Norwegian and the French dialect Occitan.

Produced by Industry Veteran who also “discovered” LESLEY GARRETT for Silva Screen Records and produced her last Classical Number 1 album “A North Country Lass”

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