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Wydawnictwo: Orfeo
Nr katalogowy: C 220051
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: sierpień 2022
EAN: 4011790502014
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Epoka muzyczna: romantyzm
Obszar (język): rosyjski, francuski, niemiecki
Rodzaj: opera

Offenbach / Czajkowski / Wagner: George London performs Aida, Die Walkure & others

Orfeo - C 220051
Wykonawcy
George London, bass-baritone
Teresa Stich-Randall
Maria von Ilosvay
Valérie Bak
Astrid Varnay
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Rudolf Moralt, Richard Kraus, Hermann Weigert
Jacques Offenbach:
The Tales of Hoffmann - Scintille diamant
Antonia – Leise tönt meiner Stimme Klang

Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski:
Eugen Onegin - Sie schrieben mir, Eugen Onegin’s Scene and Aria (Act 1)
Onegin, bitte stehen Sie auf, Finale Act 4

Alexander Borodin:
Fürst Igor - Ni sna ni otdycha, Prince Igor’s Aria (Act 2)

Giuseppe Verdi:
Aida - Ciel, mio padre! A te grave cagion m’adduce, Aida (Duett Aida – Amonasro (Act 3))

Richard Wagner:
Die Walküre - War es so schmählich, was ich verbrach (Scene 3 Brünnhilde – Wotan)
Leb wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind, Wotan’s Farewell and „Magic Fire“
Among those singers who, in the mid-20th century, stepped onto the opera stages of the world and into the shoes of the legendary generation of singers of the 30s and 40s, bass-baritone George London was an exception. His voice, with its inimitable and balanced timbre in all registers, was virtually peerless. London was a true bass-baritone whose voice, even in the extreme reaches, could maintain its dark tone thanks to a sensitive style and articulation and a wide-ranging expressive ability.

His international career was brought to an abrupt and premature end in the 1960s. During an operation, one of his vocal cords was damaged and his voice never regained its force and beauty. While in Munich during a tour of Europe, London suffered a stroke from which he never fully recovered. He died in New York in 1985.

This album of recordings from the Bavarian broadcast archive features the legendary bass-baritone at the height of his career in the 1950s.

Recordings: Bayerischer Rundfunk, 05.07.1954 (Tr. 1), 14.12.1956 (2), 30.06-05.07.1954 (3-4), 03.10.1953 (5), 05.10.1953 (6), 03.10.1953 (7-8). Reedycja wydawnictwa C 502001.

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