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Great Strauss Scenes - Christine Brewer (soprano); Christine Brewer (soprano); Eric Owens (bass baritone); Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Donald Runnicles (conductor)
Track Listing
  1. Elektra, opera, Op. 58 (TrV 223): Recognition Scene
  2. Capriccio, opera, Op. 85 (TrV 279): Moonlight Interlude
  3. Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman without a Shadow), opera, Op. 65 (TrV 234): Imprisonment Scene
  4. Salome, opera, Op. 54 (TrV 215): Dance of the Seven Veils
  5. Salome, opera, Op. 54 (TrV 215): Final Scene
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Soprano Christine Brewer has a terrific voice for Strauss -- large, warm, colorful, with a velvety legato and the ability to soar over the orchestra -- and in this release, she tackles three of the most tempestuously charged scenes from his operas. These extended scenes are as much a showcase for the orchestra as for the soloist, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, expertly led by Donald Runnicles, throws itself with abandon into this tumultuous music, playing with the supple assurance and opulent tone of the most acclaimed ...

Great Strauss Scenes 2010, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 888072317550

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