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Richard Strauss: Capriccio

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>Strauss, Richard : Capriccio, Op 85

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: Fritz Sperlbauer (Tenor); August Jaresch (Tenor); Herbert Lackner (Baritone); Harald Proglhoff (Voice); Otto Wiener (Bass); Ljubomir Pantscheff (Bass); Siegfried Frese (Bass Baritone); Waldemar Kmentt (Tenor); Lisa Casa (Voice); Alois Pernerstorfer (Bass Baritone); Peter Klein (Voice); Erich Majkut (Tenor); Walter Berry (Bass Baritone); Robert Kerns (Baritone); Christa Ludwig (Voice); Lucia Popp (Voice); Fritz Wunderlich (Voice); Hans Christian (Baritone)
  • 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