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Great Voices of the Golden Age

Great Voices of the Golden Age

Christa Ludwig (soprano), Rita Streich (soprano), Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Irmgard Seefried (soprano), Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano)

With Vishnevskaya the odd-Russian-out, these 1960s films preserve the art of female singers mostly in the German Lied repertoire. Visual and sonic quality is variable, platform manners quaint,... More…

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Contents:

Brahms: Sapphische Ode, Op. 94 No. 4

  • Christa Ludwig (soprano)

Brahms: Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84 No. 4

  • Christa Ludwig (soprano)

Mahler: Rheinlegendchen (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

  • Christa Ludwig (soprano)

Schumann: Die Lotosblume, Op. 25 No. 7

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Strauss, R: Schlechtes Wetter, Op. 69 No. 5

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Mendelssohn: Auf Flügeln des Gesanges, Op. 34 No. 2

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Brahms: Wiegenlied, Op. 49 No. 4 (Lullaby)

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Brahms: Geheimnis, Op. 71 No. 3

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Brahms: Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84 No. 4

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Schubert: Seligkeit D433 (Holty)

  • Rita Streich (soprano)
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Schubert: Lachen und Weinen, D777

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Schubert: Die Vogel D691

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Wolf, H: Bescheidene Liebe

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Mozart: Sehnsucht nach dem Frühlinge, K596

  • Rita Streich (soprano)

Beethoven: Ah! Perfido, Op. 65

  • Gundula Janowitz (soprano)

Tchaikovsky: Otchevo? (Why?), Op. 6 No. 5

  • Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano)

Tchaikovsky: O ditya, pod okoshkom tvoim (Serenade), Op. 63 No. 6

  • Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano)

Egk: Quattro Canzoni

  • Irmgard Seefried (soprano)

Wagner: Mild und leise 'Isolde's Liebestod' (from Tristan und Isolde)

  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano)
  • Tristan und Isolde, Act III

Wagner: Schmerzen (No. 4 from Wesendonck-Lieder)

Wagner: Träume (No. 5 from Wesendonck-Lieder)

  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano)
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