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Paul Hindemith's "Attempt to reconstruct the premiere" of Monteverdi's Orfeo [sound recording].

Author/Creator:
Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643.
Publication:
Kensington, CA : Music and Arts Programs of America, p2010.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
2 sound discs (109 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Standardized Title:
Orfeo
Other Title:
Attempt to reconstruct the premiere of Monteverdi's Orfeo
Subjects:
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Live sound recordings.
Language:
Sung in Italian.
Contents:
Hindemith speech (4:08)
Sacrae symphoniae. Virtute magna (3:21) ; Sonata octavi toni (3:14) ; Nunc dimittis (3:14) / G. Gabrieli
Orfeo / Monteverdi (95:02).
Participant:
Patricia Brinton (La musica) ; Gino Sinimberghi (Orfeo) ; Uta Graf (Euridice) ; Gertrud Schretter (Speranza) ; Norman Foster (Caronte) ; Mona Paulee (Proserpina) ; Frederick Guthrie (Plutone) ; Waldemar Kmentt (Apollo) ; Ana Maria Iriarte (Messaggiera) ; Auguste Schmoczer (Ninfa) ; Dagmar Hermann (Primo pastore) ; Hans Strohbauer (Secondo pastore) ; Wolfram Mertz (Terzo pastore) ; Wiener Singakademie ; members of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra ; Paul Hindemith, conductor.
Notes:
Opera in a prologue & 5 acts.
Libretto by Alessandro Striggio.
Recorded in performance, June 3, 1954.
Performed on period instruments.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Carlos Maria Solare and Paul Angerer in German, and from Wikipedia in English (19 p. : ill., facsims., ports.) inserted in container.
Contributor:
Striggio, Alessandro. , Librettist
Brinton, Patricia. ,
Sinimberghi, Gino. ,
Graf, Uta. ,
Schretter, Gertrud. ,
Foster, Norman. ,
Paulee, Mona, 1916-1995. ,
Guthrie, Frederick. ,
Kmentt, Waldemar. ,
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963 , Conductor, Speaker
Wiener Singakademie. , Performer
Wiener Symphoniker. , Performer
Contains:
Gabrieli, Giovanni, ca. 1554-1612. Sacrae symphoniae. Selections.
OCLC:
650826175
Publisher Number:
017685123726
CD-1237 Music & Arts