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Album Review

As a recording of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf doing operetta, and part of the series of Strauss works that she cut with Ackermann and Karajan, this single-CD is of considerable historical interest. On the other hand, the 1954 sound, despite its richness, is somewhat compressed, and the Philharmonia Orchestra is a little too restrained in its approach to these melodies and waltzes, treating them like absolute music, and so this disc may disappoint those seeking the richness of Strauss' music in all of its glory. Schwarzkopf is in top form, however, and her fans will want to own this regardless; the presence of Emmy Loose is also an inducement.


Born: 09 December 1915 in Jarotschin, Germany

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

A world renowned opera singer, Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, DBE, was born Olga Maria Elisabeth Friederike Schwarzkopf in Jarotschin in 1915. Technically a German born vocalist -- her hometown would become part of Poland in 1919 -- she made her first real waves in Vienna, and was extremely well received in Great Britain. Her first performance took place in 1928, in Magdeburg, Germany. That role, as Eurydice in a school production of Orfeo ed Euridice, soon led to a formal musical education in 1934,...
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