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Lehár: Die Lustige Witwe

Cheryl Studer (Hanna Glawari), Barbara Bonney (Valencienne), Bryn Terfel (Baron Mirko Zeta), Boje Skovhus (Danilo Danilowitsch), Rainer Trost (Camille de Rosillon), Heinz Zednik (Njegus)

The Monteverdi Choir, Vienna Philharmonic, John Eliot Gardiner

This is a truly great operetta interpretation.
Gardiner's approach is on an altogether more inspired plane than his rivals. In the Viennese rhythms, he shows himself utterly at home – as in the...
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Contents

 Excerpt, Lehár: Die Lustige Witwe

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  • Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Philip Salmon (tenor), Barbara Bonney (soprano), Angela Kazimierczuk (soprano), Rainer Trost (tenor), Lynette Alcantara (alto), Heinz Zednik (tenor), Constanze Backes (soprano), Uwe Peper (tenor), Karl Magnus Fredriksson (baritone)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Monteverdi Choir
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

Overture

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Lehár: The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) / Act 1

Work length9:21
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  • Barbara Bonney (speaker), Barbara Bonney (soprano), Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Bryn Terfel (speaker), Heinz Zednik (speaker), Cheryl Studer (soprano), Karl Magnus Fredriksson (baritone), Rainer Trost (tenor), Uwe Peper (tenor), Rainer Trost (speaker), Heinz Zednik (tenor)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Monteverdi Choir
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

"Camille, ich muß mit Ihnen sprechen"

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"So kommen Sie! 's ist niemand hier!"

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"Nun, Njegus, haben Sie meine Botschaft überbracht?"

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"Was hat das zu bedeuten?" - "Bitte meine Herr'n" - "Hab' in Paris mich noch nicht ganz so akklimasiert"

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"Camille!" - "Ja?"

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Lehár: Die lustige Witwe / Act 1

Work length2:14
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  • Bo Skovhus (baritone)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

"Also Njegus, hier bin ich und wo ist das Vaterland?" - "O Vaterland"

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Lehár: The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) / Act 1

Work length14:00
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  • Bo Skovhus (speaker), Cheryl Studer (soprano), Rainer Trost (tenor), Uwe Peper (speaker), Cheryl Studer (speaker), Bo Skovhus (baritone), Barbara Bonney (soprano), Heinz Zednik (speaker), Uwe Peper (tenor), Karl Magnus Fredriksson (baritone)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Tschuschenkapelle
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

"Habe schon die vierte Nacht nicht geschlafen!"

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"Ich bitte Sie.." - "Ja, was?" - Ein trautes Zimmerlein

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"Also, lieber Graf.." - "Damenwahl! Hört man rufen rings im Saal!"

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Lehár: The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) / Act 2

Work length40:43
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  • Barbara Bonney (soprano), Heinz Zednik (speaker), Cheryl Studer (soprano), Heinz Zednik (tenor), Bryn Terfel (speaker), Uwe Peper (tenor), Bo Skovhus (speaker), Karl Magnus Fredriksson (baritone), Cheryl Studer (speaker), Bo Skovhus (baritone), Philip Salmon (tenor), Rainer Trost (tenor), Richard Savage (bass (vocal)), Julian Clarkson (bass (vocal)), Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Angela Kazimierczuk (soprano), Constanze Backes (soprano), Lynette Alcantara (alto)
  • Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

"Ich bitte, hier jetzt zu verweilen" - "Es lebt' eine Vilja"

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"Gospodina, dieses vaterländische Fest..."

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"Heia, Mädel, aufgeschaut"

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"Wir werden uns noch schlagen um die Witwe" - "Wie die Weiber man behandelt"

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"Mein tapferer Reitersmann" - "So wie die Dinge sich entwickeln"

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"Nein, nein, nein" - "Mein Freund! Vernunft!" - "Wie eine Rosenknospe"

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"Ah, die Baronin und der Herr Rosillon"

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"Ha!Ha!" - "Wir fragen, was man von uns will!"

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Lehár: The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) / Act 3

Work length10:35
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  • Bo Skovhus (speaker), Heinz Zednik (tenor), Heinz Zednik (speaker), Cheryl Studer (speaker), Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Barbara Bonney (speaker), Bo Skovhus (baritone), Bryn Terfel (speaker), Cheryl Studer (soprano), Philip Salmon (tenor), Richard Savage (bass (vocal)), Julian Clarkson (bass (vocal)), Nicola Jenkin (soprano), Suzanne Flowers (soprano), Donna Deam (soprano), Angela Kazimierczuk (soprano), Constanze Backes (soprano), Lucinda Houghton (soprano), Barbara Bonney (soprano)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Monteverdi Choir
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

"Also, also, also"

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Tanzszene

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"Graf Dailowitsch.." - "Ja, wir sind es, die Grisetten"

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"Exzellenz, Exzellenz, Graf, eine Expreßdepesche!"

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"Aber dort bin ich zu Hause.." Lippen schweigen

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"Exzellenz! Exzellenz! Diesen Fächer hat man im Pavillon gefunden!"

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"Ja, das Studium der Weiber ist schwer"

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