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Hermann Goetz: Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung - Annelies Kupper (vocals); Benno Kusche (vocals); Elisabeth Lindermeier (vocals); Gertrud Vollrad (vocals);...
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  1. Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung (The Taming of the Shrew), opera in 4 acts
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German composer Hermann Goetz (1840-1876) completed his only opera, based on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, in 1872. The opera was popular in its time, but since the beginning of the twentieth century it has received few productions. It continues the tradition of light German operas of the mid-nineteenth century, particularly those of Otto Nicolai and Peter Cornelius, but it's also very strongly indebted to Die Meistersinger. The music, like that of Die Meistersinger, is only occasionally funny in and of itself, and ...

Hermann Goetz: Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung 2007, Profil-Ed. Gunter Han

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