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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - The Beginning of a Legend

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Alzira
>Loewe, Carl : Der Feind (Der Marsch), for voice & piano, Op. 145/2
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Abu Hassan, J 106
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208
>Handel, George Frideric : L'Allegro il Penseroso ed il Moderato
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72
>Humperdinck, Engelbert : Hänsel und Gretel
>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : La Betulia liberata, K 118 (74c)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Idomeneo
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Wolf, Hugo : Eichendorff Lieder
>Wolf, Hugo : Die Zigeunerin ("Am Kreuzweg")
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass
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Notes & Reviews:

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was one of the great protagonists of 20th-century music, without rivals in her favorite roles. This double CD set, which features a series of studio and live recordings dating especially from the first part of her activity, is meant as a simple homage to her wonderful career.



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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Alzira :: Anima mia
  • Performers: Rupert Glawitsch (Tenor); Rupert Glawitsch (Tenor); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Heinrich Steiner
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1845

>Loewe, Carl : Der Feind (Der Marsch), for voice & piano, Op. 145/2 :: Es ist ein Schnee gefallen
  • Performers: Lea Piltti (Soprano); Lea Piltti (Soprano); Michael Raucheisen (Piano); Michael Raucheisen (Piano); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1859

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Abu Hassan, J 106 :: Wird Nachtigall wohl trauern
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Leopold Ludwig
  • Notes: Composition written: 1810-11.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1810-1811

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Abu Hassan, J 106 :: Hier liegt
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Leopold Ludwig
  • Notes: Composition written: 1810-11.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1810-1811

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384 :: Welcher Kummer herrs
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Rudolf Moralt
  • Notes: Composition written: 1782.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1782

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384 :: Traurigkeit ward mir
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Rudolf Moralt
  • Notes: Composition written: 1782.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1782

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208 :: Schafe können sicher weiden
  • Performers: Hans Reznicek (Flute); Hans Reznicek (Flute); Isolde Ahlgrimm (Harpsichord); Isolde Ahlgrimm (Harpsichord); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 02/23/1713

>Handel, George Frideric : L'Allegro il Penseroso ed il Moderato :: First and Chief
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Josef Krips
  • Notes: Composition written: 1740.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1740

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: Jetz, Schätzen, jetz sind wir allein
  • Performers: Peter Klein (Voice); Peter Klein (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Clemens Krauss
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804-06.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: O wär ich schön
  • Performers: Peter Klein (Voice); Peter Klein (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Clemens Krauss
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804-06.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Humperdinck, Engelbert : Hänsel und Gretel :: Brüderchen, komm tanz
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Irmgard Seefried (Soprano); Irmgard Seefried (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Josef Krips
  • Running Time: 9 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Hergott in Himmel!
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 11 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: O mio babbino caro
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Signore! Cos'è quel stupore?
  • Performers: W. Hoefermeyer; W. Hoefermeyer; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Irmgard Seefried (Soprano); Irmgard Seefried (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Porgi amor
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Dove sono i bei momenti
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 7 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Running Time: 9 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : La Betulia liberata, K 118 (74c) :: Non hai cor
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Mario Rossi
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1771

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : La Betulia liberata, K 118 (74c) :: Con troppa rea viltà
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Mario Rossi
  • Running Time: 5 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1771

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: Ach, ich fühl's
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Mario Rossi
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Idomeneo :: Zeffiretti lusingheri
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Mario Rossi
  • Notes: Composition written: 1781.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1781

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Mi tradì quell'alma ingrata
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Running Time: 6 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Wolf, Hugo : Eichendorff Lieder
  • Performers: Wilhelm Furtwängler (Piano); Wilhelm Furtwängler (Piano); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 05/24/1887

>Wolf, Hugo : Die Zigeunerin ("Am Kreuzweg")
  • Performers: Wilhelm Furtwängler (Piano); Wilhelm Furtwängler (Piano); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 03/19/1887

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass :: Libera me
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Victor De Sabata
  • Running Time: 14 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874