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Irmgard Seefried (soprano) with Leopold Ludwig, Viktor Graef & Erik Werba (piano)
A lovely collection: if you had to choose a single disc to represent Seefried in song you could not do better than this...Her personal warmth permeates the voice, and in these recordings one... — More…
Erich Kunz (Figaro), Irmgard Seefried (Susanna), Paul Schöffler (Count), Lisa Della Casa (Countess), Sena Jurinac (Cherubino), Oskar Czerwenka (Bartolo), Rosette Anday (Marcellina), Murray Dickie (Basilio), Anny Felbermayer (Barbarina), Walter Berry (Antonio)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,...
The singers here are vocally pre-eminent and the performance is alert, theatrically motivated and (at times) moving…Despite Böhm’s efforts there is sometimes a struggle between the old portentous... — More…
Elizabeth Schwarzkopf (Prima Donna/Ariadne), Rita Streich (Zerbinetta), Irmgard Seefried (The Composer), Rudolf Schock (The Tenor/Bacchus), Alfred Neugebauer (Major Domo), Karl Dönch (The Music Teacher) (An Officer) Gerhard Unger (An Officer), Lisa Otto (Naiad), Grace Hoffman (Dryad), Anny Felbermayer...
Karajan's recording may yield top position to Rudolf Kempe's 1968 account, but surely to no other. His feeling for the music, as well as his cast - especially Schwarzkopf's Ariadne, Streich's... — More…