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Strauss: Die Fledermaus / Krauss, Patzak, Guden, Lipp, et al

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>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Die Fledermaus
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer


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Not what I expected
The recording is good, the singing is fine, but much to my surprise, there are a number of important scenes missing from this version, such as Alfred singing "My little dove" both off stage in Act I and in the cell in Act III. Much of the funniest material in the jail has been cut as well. There is also no libretto, so it's hard to follow.

Lesson learned: don't by complete operas unless there is a listing of tracks so you know it's really "complete."
Submitted on 03/25/12 by Uncle Charlie 
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>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Die Fledermaus
  • Performers: Anton Dermota (Voice); August Jaresch (Tenor); Julius Patzak (Tenor); Wilma Lipp (Soprano); Sieglinde Wagner (Alto); Hilde Gueden (Voice); Kurt Preger (Baritone); Alfred Poell (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Clemens Krauss
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Chorus
  • Notes: Groáen Musikvereinssaal (09/16/1950-09/22/1950)
  • Running Time: 88 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1874