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Strauss: Capriccio CD (Wolfgang Sawallisch)

Strauss: Capriccio CD (Wolfgang Sawallisch)

Great cast featuring Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nicolai Gedda, Eberhard Wächter, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau accompanied by the Philharmonia Orchestra.

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Legendary record producer Walter Legge produced this landmark recording in London’s Kingsway Hall 1957/ 8, with his wife Elisabeth Schwarzkopf as the Countess. She is accompanied by some of the finest singers of the day, including Eberhard Wächter, Nicolai Gedda, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Christa Ludwig, and Hans Hotter.


Richard Strauss

Countess: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Count: Eberhard Wächter
Olivier: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Flamand:  Nicolai Gedda
La Roche: Hans Hotter
Clairon: Christa Ludwig
Taupe: Rudolf Christ
Italian Soprano: Anna Moffo
Italian Tenor: Dermot Troy
Majordomo: Karl Schmitt-Walter

Philharmonia Orchestra, Wolfgang Sawallisch
Running Time:  134:51 mins
Bonus Disc contains synopsis and libretto with translation.


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