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Wonderfully Melodious

Richard Strauss
operatic scenes -
heard by
MARIA NOCKIN

'... an iridescent wave of vocal color.'

Christine Brewer - Great Strauss Scenes. Eric Owens, Donald Runnicles, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. © 2010 Telarc International

Christine Brewer's new recording, Great Strauss Scenes, opens with a blood-curdling curse! With no orchestral introduction at all, Brewer sings Sei verflucht ('Curse you!') at full voice. I'm told this sequence provided a unique opening at the live concerts in Atlanta. Audience members were said to have immediately sat up straight when they heard it...

Copyright © 5 September 2010 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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CD INFORMATION: GREAT STRAUSS SCENES

RICHARD STRAUSS

CHRISTINE BREWER

DONALD RUNNICLES

ELEKTRA

CAPRICCIO

SALOME

GERMANY

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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