Thalia.de

Martha

Though its popularity has sadly diminished over the years, up to about the middle of the last century Martha was one of the most frequently performed operas on the German stage -- largely owing to the great tenor Enrico Caruso's acclaimed portrayal of Lyonel, a role which he repeated all over the world. The work is one of about 30 operas written by Friedrich von Flotow, and indeed it was through Martha that the German composer achieved lasting fame. Only a decade after its first performance, and Martha has already been performed as far afield as Algiers, San Francisco and Sydney.
The seed of the opera can be found in the pastiche ballet Lady Harriette, whose Act 1 Flotow was commissioned by the Paris Opéra to write in 1844. Set in Richmond, England, during the reign of Queen Anne, the plot centres around Lady Harriet Durham who, tired of court life, decides to have some fun by visiting the local fair with her foppish cousin Lord Tristan and maid Nancy. Disguised as servant girls, both she and Nancy hire themselves off to the rich farmer Plumkett and his foster brother Lyonel (whose origins are unknown, the only vestige being a ring which his father left him and which he should present to the queen if ever he is in danger) -- only to be wooed by the two men, who have each fallen for the maid and her lady respectively. When the next day Queen Anne is out hunting with Lady Harriet and her court, a chance encounter with Lyonel sees him make claim to his 'maid', and he is subsequently arrested, having been declared insane by Harriet and Lord Tristan. But when his ring is brought to the queen, Harriet is told that he is in fact the son of the unjustly banished Early of Derby, and she rushes back to the farm to relay the news and to ask for Lyonel's hand in marriage. Lyonel at first angrily rejects her, but a replica of Richmond Fair sees the initial encounter between the four characters renewed, giving rise to jubilant celebrations.
Made in Berlin in 1944 while Germany was still in a state of 'total war', this recording remains one of the most acclaimed interpretations of the opera. Comprising some of the best singers of that generation, it is astutely conducted by Johannes Schüler -- to whose credit the Staatsoper was able to rebuild its repertoire after 1945 -- and thus represents an invaluable addition to Brilliant Classics' ever-growing opera collection.
Other information:
- Historical recording of the grand German-Romantic opera Martha by Friedrich von Flotow, made in 1944 at the Funkhaus an der Masurenallee in Berlin.
- One of the best ever recordings of this highly attractive opera, starring great German singers like Erna Berger, Else Tegetthoff and Peter Anders.
- Sonics are surprisingly good (considering the circumstances), the booklet contains extensive liner notes on the music, the history of this particular performance and a synopsis.
- Includes detailed notes on the music and production as well as a synopsis.

… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Medium CD
Anzahl 2
Erscheinungsdatum 07.06.2013
EAN 5028421946818
Genre Oper
Hersteller Edel
Komponist Berger/Anders/Greindl, Friedrich Von Flotow
Dirigent Johannes Schüler
Musik (CD)
8,89
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt. zzgl. Versandkosten
Versandfertig in 3 - 5 Tagen
Buch dabei - versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 18974399
    Der Mond/Die Kluge
    von Sawallisch
    Musik (CD)
    9,29
  • 14240483
    Martha
    von Chor & Orch.D.Bayer.Rundfunks
    Musik (CD)
    9,79
  • 32606669
    Klassik für Kinder
    von Various Artists
    Musik (CD)
    3,99
  • 18492879
    Nessun Dorma-Best Of Opera
    von Various Artists
    (1)
    Musik (CD)
    2,99 bisher 3,99
  • 32006233
    Best Of
    von Yiruma
    Musik (CD)
    4,99 bisher 6,99
  • 47745379
    Neujahrskonzert 2017
    von Gustavo Dudamel
    (1)
    Musik (CD)
    17,99
  • 28853359
    Das Wandern...Volkslieder
    von Prey
    Musik (CD)
    2,99 bisher 3,99
  • 48025276
    Philip Glass: Piano Works
    von Siggi String Quartet
    Musik (CD)
    16,19
  • 47921398
    Elbphilharmonie-Erste Aufnahme: Sinf. 3&4
    von Thomas Hengelbrock
    Musik (CD)
    12,99
  • 30079395
    Cello Meditation
    von Capucon
    Musik (CD)
    3,79
  • 53742510
    Mozart & Rachmaninov: Concertos/...
    von Grigory Sokolov
    Musik (CD & DVD)
    25,99
  • 48082821
    Chopin
    von David Fray
    Musik (CD)
    18,49
  • 38945958
    Johann Sebastian Bach-Meisterwerke
    von Various Artists
    Musik (CD)
    2,99 bisher 3,99
  • 18492797
    Maria Callas-Best Of
    von Maria Callas
    Musik (CD)
    2,99 bisher 3,99
  • 53154887
    Room 29
    von Chilly Gonzales
    Musik (CD)
    18,99
  • 52201959
    Willemsen Legt Auf
    von Roger Willemsen
    Musik (CD & DVD)
    52,99
  • 53153994
    Nightfall Symphony (Tour Edt.)
    von The Dark Tenor
    Musik (CD)
    22,59
  • 46314641
    Nightfall Symphony
    von The Dark Tenor
    Musik (CD)
    16,99
  • 32012974
    Wagners große Ouvertüren
    von George Szell
    Musik (CD)
    2,99 bisher 3,99
  • 49859555
    Aida Garifullina
    von Adia Garifullina
    Musik (CD)
    16,99 bisher 19,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Martha

Martha

von Chor der Staatsoper Berlin , Josef Greindl , Peter Anders , Erna Berger

Musik (CD)
8,89
+
=
For Seasons

For Seasons

von Daniel Hope

Musik (CD)
17,99
+
=

für

26,07

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen