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Strauss, R: Intermezzo

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CHAN 3174
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Strauss, R: Intermezzo
Running Time: 150:09
Release Date: January 2011
Composer (1864-1949)
Richard Strauss
Solo soprano - Christine
Elisabeth Soderstrom
Solo baritone - Robert Storch
Marco Bakker
Solo soprano - Anna
Elizabeth Gale
Solo spoken - Franzl
Richard Allfrey
Solo tenor - Baron Lummer
Alexander Oliver
Solo bass-baritone - The Notary
Thomas Lawlor
Solo soprano - His wife
Rae Woodland
Solo tenor - Stroh
Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Solo baritone - A Commercial Counsellor
Donald Bell
Solo baritone - A Legal Counsellor
Brian Donlan
Solo bass - A Singer
Dennis Wicks
Solo soprano - Resi
Cynthia Buchan
Choral
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor
John Pritchard
Genre:
Opera in English
Orchestral & Concertos

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RICHARD STRAUSS

(1864-1949)

Intermezzo

150:27
A bourgeois comedy with symphonic interludes in two acts
Libretto by the composer
English translation by Andrew Porter
COMPACT DISC ONE
Act I
Scene 1
1.
'Anna, Anna! Where can the silly creature be?'
5:52
The Wife, the Husband, Anna
2.
'Have you got all the master's things?'
6:02
The Wife, Anna, the Husband
3.
'And now I'll have my hair done!'
11:16
The Wife, Anna, the Son, Housemaid, Cook
4.
'Oh! Frau Huß! Good morning'
2:59
The Wife, Anna
Scene 2
5.
'You blockhead! Can't you see, this is a toboggan run?'
4:08
The Wife, Baron Lummer
6.
Waltz
1:55
Scene 3
7.
Ball
2:01
8.
'I can't go on!'
4:16
The Wife, Baron Lummer
Scene 4
9.
'As you know my husband'
2:51
The Wife, Notary's Wife
10.
Orchestral Interlude
1:56
Scene 5
11.
''He really is a very nice person''
5:39
The Wife, the Cook, Marie, Baron Lummer
12.
'Would you mind if just for a moment I read the paper'
3:15
The Wife, Baron Lummer, Marie
13.
'Ha, Captain Sturz has resigned his commission'
5:26
The Wife, Baron Lummer
14.
'I'd rather… Gnädige Frau, it is so hard for me'
4:36
Baron Lummer, the Wife
15.
'A charming boy. Both charming and young'
6:02
The Wife
Scene 6
16.
'Frau Notar!'
5:41
Baron Lummer, Notary's Wife, Resi
: 74:01
COMPACT DISC TWO
Scene 7
1.
'A thousand marks he is asking!'
6:09
The Wife, Baron Lummer, Anna
Scene 8
2.
'My darling, darling Bubi!'
8:11
The Wife, the Son
Act II
Scene 1
3.
[Prelude]
1:39
4.
'Ah! You don't know his wife, Herr Legal Counsellor'
1:42
Commercial Counsellor, Singer, Legal Counsellor, Stroh
5.
'Gentlemen I'm here at last'
7:44
Robert, Singer, Stroh, Legal Counsellor, Commercial Counsellor
6.
'A wretched business!'
3:34
Commercial Counsellor, Singer, Legal Counsellor, Stroh
Scene 2
7.
'Good Day, Herr Notar'
4:15
The Wife, the Notary
8.
Orchestral Interlude
1:46
Scene 3
9.
'This whole business is driving me mad!'
4:25
Robert, Stroh
10.
Orchestral Postlude
3:20
Scene 4
11.
[Introduction]
1:24
12.
'Anna! I shouldn't have sent the Baron off there'
6:28
The Wife, Anna, Therese
Scene 5
13.
[Introduction]
2:12
14.
'He's back. Good lord, I'm so excited'
5:30
The Wife, Therese, Robert
Scene 6
15.
'I'm back now, gnädige Frau!'
3:07
Baron Lummer, the Wife
16.
'Who on earth was that?'
4:18
Robert, the Wife
17.
'Yet I'm certain that he's no criminal'
10:30
The Wife, Robert
: 76:26
Solo: Elisabeth Soderstrom soprano - Christine
Solo: Marco Bakker baritone - Robert Storch
Solo: Elizabeth Gale soprano - Anna
Solo: Richard Allfrey spoken - Franzl
Solo: Alexander Oliver tenor - Baron Lummer
Solo: Thomas Lawlor bass-baritone - The Notary
Solo: Rae Woodland soprano - His wife
Solo: Anthony Rolfe Johnson tenor - Stroh
Solo: Donald Bell baritone - A Commercial Counsellor
Solo: Brian Donlan baritone - A Legal Counsellor
Solo: Dennis Wicks bass - A Singer
Solo: Cynthia Buchan soprano - Resi
Choral: Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: John Pritchard
13 July 1974 (recorded live), broadcast 31 March 1975




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