Schwarzkopf - A Portrait | Profil PH06068

Schwarzkopf - A Portrait

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Label: Profil

Cat No: PH06068

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 27th November 2006

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Profil are delighted to announce the release of a disc to commemorate the life of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, who died at the age of ninety in early August 2006. Schwarzkopf was acclaimed worldwide as one of the greatest singers of the twentieth century.
 
She made musical and interpretational history and exerted great influence upon musical life. A legend in her own lifetime, she was celebrated by connoisseurs as an idol of the singer's art.
 
Radiant was an adjective applied frequently to Elisabeth Schwarzkopf by critics and others. It was used with justification. The word well described the famed and inimitable Schwarzkopf interpretations of certain heroines in Strauss operas, such as the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier” The Times
Includes arias from:
Giaccomo Puccini: Turandot
Franz Léhar: Die lustige Witwe, Das Land des Lächelns
Johann Strauss: Zigeunerbaron
Antonin Dvorak: Mährische Duette
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate
Richard Strauss: Rosenkavalier
Engelbert Humperdinck: Hänsel & Gretel
 

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