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German Opera in the Early 19th Century

06/25/11 12:00PM

We explore German opera in the first half of the 19th century (including music by Beethoven, Schubert, Marschner, and Weber) -- and we have June's Mystery Voice contest.

Playlist

12:00pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:02pm

La sonnambula: "Prendi: l'anel ti dono"
Composer: Vincenzo Bellini
Ensemble: Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano
Conductor: Antonino Votto
Soloists: Maria Callas, soprano ; Nicola Monti, tenor
CD/Album: Bellini - La sonnambula
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47377
Release Year: 1957
 
 

12:07pm

Fidelio: "O namenlose Freude"
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soloists: Gundula Janowitz, soprano ; René Kolo, tenor
CD/Album: Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419436
Release Year: 1978
 
 

12:11pm

Fierrabras: "Beschlossen ist 's"
Composer: Franz Schubert
Ensemble: Men's Chorus of the South German Radio; Bern City Orchestra
Conductor: Hans Müller-Kray
Soloists: Fritz Wunderlich, tenor
CD/Album: Fritz Wunderlich
Record co./Cat #: Acanta 43267
Release Year: 1986
 
 

12:20pm

Der Vampyr: Finale
Composer: Heinrich Marschner
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Fritz Rieger
Soloists: Arleen Augér, soprano ; Nikolaus Hillebrand, bass-baritone
CD/Album: Der Vampyr - Marschner
Record co./Cat #: Opera d'Oro 1186
Release Year: 1974
 
 

12:33pm

Der Waffenschmied: "Man wird ja einmal nur geboren"
Composer: Albert Lortzing
Ensemble: Munich Radio Orchestra
Conductor: Hans Moltkau
Soloists: Fritz Wunderlich, tenor
CD/Album: Fritz Wunderlich
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 435145
Release Year: 1971
 
 

12:38pm

Der Freischütz: "Leise, leise, Fromme Weise!"
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Soloists: Gundula Janowitz, soprano
CD/Album: Carl Maria von Weber - Der Freischütz
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 415432
Release Year: 1973
 
 

12:47pm

Der Freischütz: Finale
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Ensemble: Rundfunkchor Leipzig; Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
CD/Album: Carl Maria von Weber - Der Freischütz
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 415432
Release Year: 1973
 
 

12:52pm

Die Meistersinger: Prize Song
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Orchester der deutschen Oper, Berlin
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Soloists: Placido Domingo, tenor
CD/Album: Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 415278
Release Year: 1976
 
 

12:56pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Tafelmusik
Conductor: Bruno Weil
CD/Album: Mozart: Overtures
Record co./Cat #: Sony 46695
Release Year: 1991
 
 
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