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Richard Strauss: Capriccio

Album Summary

>Strauss, Richard : Capriccio, Op.85
Performers Conductor Ensemble
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Notes & Reviews:

Gramophone Magazine
The sound on the Capriccio release is... lacking in air, although not enough to disturb the memory of Lisa della Casa's assumption of the Countess. To the adjectives attached to her Strauss singing ("creamy", "sumptuous") add the comment that she creates a really broad and passionate character.


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>Strauss, Richard : Capriccio, Op.85
  • Performers: Hans Christian (Baritone); August Jaresch (Tenor); Walter Berry (Bass Baritone); Lisa Casa (Voice); Siegfried Frese (Bass Baritone); Robert Kerns (Baritone); Peter Klein (Voice); Waldemar Kmentt (Tenor); Herbert Lackner (Baritone); Christa Ludwig (Voice); Erich Majkut (Tenor); Ljubomir Pantscheff (Bass); Alois Pernerstorfer (Bass Baritone); Lucia Popp (Voice); Harald Proglhoff (Voice); Otto Wiener (Bass); Fritz Wunderlich (Voice); Fritz Sperlbauer (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Notes: Composition written: 1940-41.
  • Running Time: 37 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1940-1941
  • Studio/Live: Live