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CHAN 3022 - Strauss, R: Der Rosenkavalier (Highlights)
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Opera - Der Rosenkavalier (Highlights)

 Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier Highlights 79:40
      The Knight of the Rose
      Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
      English version by Alfred Kalisch
      Act I (opening) 8:28
1 Introduction - 3:10
2 'How you were! How you are!' 5:17
      Octavian, Marschallin
      Act I (conclusion) 21:24
3 'Ah, there he goes . . .' 5:08
4 'Ah! You are back again?' 5:59
5 'For time is a mysterious thing' 2:23
6 'My dearest love, why do you torture yourself . . .' 4:46
7 'I'll go now, go to church, an pray' 3:08
      Marschallin, Octavian
      Act II (opening) 13:01
8 Introduction - 2:00
      'A solemn day, a wondrous day'
      Faninal, Marianne, Major-Domo
9 'In this most wonderful and serious moment' 3:40
      Sophie, Marianne, Footmen
10 'It is an honour, an enchantment' 7:21
      Octavian, Sophie
      Act II (conclusion) 13:05
11 'Here I am' 7:23
      Ochs, Servants, Annina
12 'Here.' 5:42
      Ochs, Annina
      Act III (conclusion) 13:05
13 'Leupold, let's go' 2:26
      Ochs, Annina, Children, Waiters, Landlord, Valzacchi, Musicians, Coachmen, Boots
14 'Oh God! The story was a masquerade and no more' 2:40
      Sophie, Octavian, Marschallin
15 'Now or tomorrow; if not tomorrow, very soon' 5:12
      Marschallin, Sophie, Octavian
16 'Marie Theres', how good you are' 5:14
      Octavian, Marschallin, Sophie
17 'Bliss is too deep to understand' 4:19
      Octavian, Sophie, Faninal, Marschallin
18 'Bliss is too deep to understand' 3:17
      Octavian, Sophie
 Yvonne Kenny soprano - The Feldmarschallin
 John Tomlinson bass - Baron Ochs of Lerchenau
 Diana Montague mezzo-soprano - Octavian
 Andrew Shore baritone - Herr von Faninal
 Rosemary Joshua soprano - Sophie
 Jennifer Rhys-Davies soprano - Marianne
 Elizabeth Vaughan contralto - Annina
 Eugene Ginty tenor - Major-Domo/Landlord
 Gareth Roberts tenor - Valzacchi
 Paul Parfitt bass-baritone - Boots
 Peter Kay Children's Choir
 Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
 London Philharmonic Orchestra
 David Parry
 Recorded in:
 Blackheath Halls, London
      14-16 & 18 December 1998
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Jonathan Cooper (16 December only)
 Richard Smoker (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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