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Grace Bumbry

The 3-CD box includes her magnificent Verdi recital, as well as extracts from her rare Westminster recordings of Handel – the latter all first time releases on CD

Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor), Erik Werba (piano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)

The Utah Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele, Maurice Abravanel,...

  • Gramophone Magazine
    March 2005
    Re-issue of the Month

This release includes a digital booklet

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Contents

Handel: Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 / Part 3

Work length6:40
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Utah Symphony Orchestra
  • Maurice Abravanel
  • Recorded: 1958-12-13
  • Recording Venue: Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City

53. Aria: "Father of Heav'n! from Thy eternal throne"

Track length6:40
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Handel: Israel In Egypt, HWV 54 / Part 1: Exodus

Work length2:19
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Utah Symphony Orchestra
  • Maurice Abravanel
  • Recorded: 1957-12-14
  • Recording Venue: Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City

No.5 Air: "Their land brought forth frogs"

Track length2:19
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Handel: Israel In Egypt, HWV 54 / Part 2: Moses' Song

Work length3:17
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Utah Symphony Orchestra
  • Maurice Abravanel
  • Recorded: 1957-12-14
  • Recording Venue: Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City

No.26 Air: "Thou shalt bring them in"

Track length3:17
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Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Part 1

Work length7:28
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1961-08
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

7. Recit: Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive 8. Aria: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings To Zion 9. Coro

Track length7:28
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Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Part 2

Work length12:26
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1961-08
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

21. Air: He Was Despised

Track length12:26
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Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Act 3

Work length3:43
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Aria: "Che farò senza Euridice?"

Track length3:43
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Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Act 2

Work length5:00
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Arioso: "Che puro ciel, che chiaro sol"

Track length5:00
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 Excerpt, Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

Work length3:03
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

"Voi lo sapete, o mama" (Romanza)

Track length3:03
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Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 1

Work length5:57
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06-15
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

"L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Havanaise)

Track length4:02
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"Près des remparts de Séville"

Track length1:55
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Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 3

Work length3:07
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

En vain pour éviter les réponses amères

Track length3:07
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Gounod: Sapho, CG 1 / Act 3

Work length5:13
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

O ma lyre immortelle

Track length5:13
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Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, R. 288 / Act 2

Work length5:32
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06-15
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

"Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix"

Track length5:32
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Tchaikovsky: The Maid Of Orléans, TH 6 / Act 1

Work length6:16
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Adieu, fôrets (Joan's Aria)

Track length6:16
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Falla: El Amor Brujo

Work length7:38
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Lorin Maazel
  • Recorded: 1965-06-05
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Canción del amor dolido

Track length1:30
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Canción del fuego fátuo

Track length1:49
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Danza del juego de amor

Track length2:59
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Final. Las campanas del amanecer

Track length1:20
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Verdi: Un ballo in maschera / Act 1

Work length4:19
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Re dell'abisso affrettati

Track length4:19
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Verdi: Don Carlo / Act 4

Work length4:22
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Janos Kulka
  • Recorded: 1962-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

O don fatale

Track length4:22
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Verdi: Don Carlo / Act 5

Work length10:11
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Deutsche Oper Berlin
  • Hans Löwlein
  • Recorded: 1965-04
  • Recording Venue: UFA-Tonstudio, Berlin

"Tu che le vanità"

Track length10:11
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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 2

Work length7:26
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Deutsche Oper Berlin
  • Hans Löwlein
  • Recorded: 1965-04
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

"Stride la vampa!"

Track length2:35
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"Condotta ell'era in ceppi"

Track length4:51
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Verdi: Aida / Act 1

Work length6:44
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Deutsche Oper Berlin
  • Hans Löwlein
  • Recorded: 1965-04-09
  • Recording Venue: UFA-Tonstudio, Berlin

Ritorna vincitor!

Track length6:44
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Verdi: Macbeth / Act 1

Work length7:35
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Deutsche Oper Berlin
  • Hans Löwlein
  • Recorded: 1965-04
  • Recording Venue: UFA-Tonstudio, Berlin

Scena e Cavatina: "Nel dì della vittoria io le incontrai"

Track length7:35
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Verdi: Macbeth / Act 2

Work length4:07
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Deutsche Oper Berlin
  • Hans Löwlein
  • Recorded: 1965-04
  • Recording Venue: UFA-Tonstudio, Berlin

Aria: "La luce langue"

Track length4:07
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Verdi: Macbeth / Act 3

Work length10:12
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Deutsche Oper Berlin
  • Hans Löwlein
  • Recorded: 1965-04
  • Recording Venue: UFA-Tonstudio, Berlin

Una macchia è qui tutt'ora

Track length10:12
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Wagner: Tannhäuser, WWV 70 / Act 1

Work length3:59
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor)
  • Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
  • Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Recorded: 1962-08

"Geliebter, komm! Sieh dort die Grotte!"

Track length2:24
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"Stets soll nur dir mein Lied ertönen!"

Track length1:35
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Wagner: Tannhäuser / Act 1

Work length3:54
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  • Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor), Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
  • Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
  • Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Recorded: 1962-08

"Zieh hin, Wahnsinniger, zieh hin!"

Track length3:54
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 Excerpt, Brahms: Lieder (5), Op. 105

Work length2:17
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

1. Wie Melodien zieht es mir

Track length2:17
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Brahms: Fünf Lieder Op. 94

Work length2:27
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

4. Sapphische Ode

Track length2:27
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Brahms: Fünf Gedichte Op. 19

Work length4:22
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

5. An eine Äolsharfe

Track length4:22
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Brahms: Fünf Gesänge Op. 72

Work length6:18
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

3. O kühler Wald

Track length2:46
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1. Alte Liebe

Track length3:32
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 Excerpt, Brahms: Lieder und Romanzen, Op. 14, Nos. 1-8

Work length2:35
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

5. Trennung

Track length2:35
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Schubert: An die Musik D547

Work length2:32
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

Du holde Kunst

Track length2:32
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Schubert: Die junge Nonne, Op. 43 / 1, D.828

Work length4:30
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D343

Work length4:37
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

Schubert: Rastlose Liebe, Op. 5 / 1, D.138

Work length1:25
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

 Excerpt, Schubert: Schwanengesang, D957

Work length4:00
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

Der Doppelgänger (Heine)

Track length4:00
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Schubert: Fahrt zum Hades, D526 (Mayrhofer)

Work length5:55
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Schubert: Der Wanderer, D493

Work length5:35
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Schubert: Nacht und Träume, Op. 43 / 2, D.827

Work length3:55
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Schubert: Auflösung, D807

Work length3:07
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Schubert: Die Forelle, D550

Work length2:10
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

 Excerpt, Brahms: Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103

Work length12:17
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Sebastien Peschko (piano)
  • Recorded: 1963-09
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

1. He, Zigeuner, greife in die Saiten ein!

Track length1:15
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2. Hochgetürmte Rimaflut

Track length1:22
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3. Wißt ihr, wann mein Kindchen

Track length1:23
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4. Lieber Gott, du weißt

Track length1:21
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5. Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanze

Track length1:23
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6. Röslein dreie in der Reihe

Track length1:33
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7. Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn

Track length2:30
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8. Rote Abendwolken ziehen

Track length1:30
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Brahms: Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, Op. 96 No. 1

Work length3:07
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

Brahms: Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84 No. 4

Work length1:48
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

Liszt: Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S. 314

Work length1:53
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

 Excerpt, Wolf, H: Mörike-Lieder

Work length4:41
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

46. Gesang Weylas

Track length1:41
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25. Schlafendes Jesuskind

Track length3:00
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Wolf, H: Gedichte von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Work length2:41
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

Anakreons Grab

Track length2:41
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 Excerpt, Wolf, H: Mörike-Lieder

Work length2:48
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

12. "Verborgenheit"

Track length2:48
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Strauss, R: Acht Gedichte aus "Letzte Blätter", Op. 10, TrV 141

Work length5:16
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

1. Zueignung

Track length1:46
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4. Die Georgine

Track length3:30
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 Excerpt, Strauss, R: Fünf Lieder, Op. 32

Work length3:39
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

2. Sehnsucht

Track length3:39
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Strauss, R: Sechs Lieder, Op. 17, TrV 149

Work length2:31
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  • Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Erik Werba (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Berlin

2. Ständchen

Track length2:31
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