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Germany has a thousand different faces. Cities like Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin, Cologne or Munich each have their own musical traditions. With music by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, E.T.A. Hoffmann and others. 26 episodes from 6 - 12 minutes.
Length
22 mins
Prog. No.
1100
A fabulous tale of amourous intrigue based on Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor". Here in a delightfully humorous production, recorded at the Schwetzinger Palace Theatre.
Length
143 mins
Prog. No.
0585
Ken Russell's controversial production of Arrigo Boito's well-known opera, based on the life of Faust.
Length
142 mins
Prog. No.
3453
Based on Henry James' novel of the same name, this gripping drama explores an encounter with the super-natural.
Length
115 mins
Prog. No.
0680
The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.
Length
151 mins
Prog. No.
0240
Schwetzingen is a tiny town near Heidelberg which has a famous palace with magnificent gardens, not unlike those at Versailles. The Schwetzingen Festival is held every Spring in the palace and commissions a small-scale opera for the palace's…
Length
153 mins
Prog. No.
5454
A Scandinavian Kite Festival is coupled with the heart-felt music of Swedish composer, Björn J. Lindh.
Length
7 mins
Prog. No.
5293
This recording captures a spontaneous piano duo in the Munich Philharmonie, which clearly illustrates the common background of these two pianists in the Vienna of the 1940s and '50s.
Length
9 mins
Prog. No.
6277
With "Alcina" Wieler shows how modern Händel can be. The production is fascinating, conclusive and full of eroticism. Helene Schneidermann is absolutly overwhelming as Ruggiero's fiancée and the brilliant soprano Catherine Naglestad is more blissful…
Length
160 mins
Prog. No.
5078