Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Bampton, Cavelti, Chelavine, List, Destal; E. Kleiber. Buenos Aires, 1947

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Pros:

  • Erich Kleiber gives a lesson in Straussian style, bringing infinite detail to Strauss' meticulous score. Listen to the articulation of the flute in Act I depicting the Marschallin's hair dresser Hippolyte trying to redeem his botched haircut. There are a thousand moments like this that bring the score to life in a way I have never heard before.
  • Rose Bampton brings elegance and warmth to the role of the Marschallin.
  • Olga Chelavine is exquisite as Sophie.
  • It is almost impossible not to like Emanuel List's Ochs. His bumbling exuerbance is nothing short of infectious.

Cons:

  • The beginning of the Act III prelude is missing.

In Mono

OD 11750-2

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