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Entartete Musik - Korngold: Das Wunder der Heliane / Mauceri

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>Korngold, Erich Wolfgang : Das Wunder der Heliane, opera, Op. 20
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"Decca's magnificent recording amply confirms the view that this is Korngold's masterpiece, musically even richer than his better known opera Die tote Stadt. The opening prelude, with its exotic harmonies and heavenly choir, will seduce anyone with a sweet tooth. John Mauceri draws glorious sonds from the orchestra, and the cast is headed by three outstanding singers, the soprano Anna Tomowa-Sintow at her richest, an impressive American Heldentenor, John David de Haan, as the Stranger and Hartmut Welker as the Ruler."-The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs



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>Korngold, Erich Wolfgang : Das Wunder der Heliane, opera, Op. 20
  • Performers: Josef Becker (Bass); Ralph Eschrig (Tenor); Regine Gebhardt (Soprano); Nicolai Gedda (Voice); Reinhart Groschel (Voice); John Haan (Voice); Julian Metzger (Baritone); René Pape (Bass); Martin Petzold (Voice); Reinhild Runkel (Mezzo Soprano); Andreas Scholz (Bass); Regina Schudel (Soprano); Gotthold Schwarz (Bass); Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano); Hartmut Welker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Notes: Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany (02/20/1992-02/29/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1923-1927