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Johann Strauss, Jr: The Gypsy Baron/ Paulik, Scheyrer, et al

Album Summary

>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Der Zigeunerbaron
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer
Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Emmy Loose (soprano); Waldemar Kmentt (tenor); Erich Kunz (baritone); Eberhard Wächter (bass voice).

Recording information: Brahms Hall, Vienna, Austria.

Scheyrer, Loose, Kmentt, Kunz, Anton Paulik, Vienna Volksoper Orchestra and Chorus

The authentic Vienna Volksoper version of Strauss's operetta, recorded in 1956, is a lush, cheerful version, propelled by a sense of drama but lacking some musical tension. A well-acted version, with Emmy Loose repeating her Arsena from the Krauss production and Kunz a very attractive Sandor Barinkay. ~ Bruce Eder


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Works Details

>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Der Zigeunerbaron
  • Performers: Gerda Schreyer (Soprano); Kurt Preger (Baritone); Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Waldemar Kmentt (Tenor); Paul Spani; Emmy Loose (Soprano); Erich Kunz (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Anton Paulik
  • Ensemble: Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 10/24/1885.
  • Running Time: 83 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 10/24/1885