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Multichannel Super Audio CD
Hybrid Disc


Bruckner Orchestra Linz
Czech Philharmonic Chorus Brno
St. Florian Boy's Choir
Bernhard Klee, Conductor.

Wagner & Verdi
Great Opera Choruses


[SACD230]

1.   Richard Wagner
      Tannhauser Act II, Scene 4 Chorus
      "Freudig Begrussen Wu Die Edie Halle"
2.   Giuseppe Verdi
      Nabucco: Parte Prima
      "Gerusalemme", Coro D'introduzione
3.   Richard Wagner
      Parsifal: Act I
      "Gumemanz and Parsifal Now Enter the Mighty Hall of the Castle of the Grail"
      Chorus:
      Die Gralsritter (Knights of the Grail)
      Juenglinge (Youths)
      Knaben(Boys)
4.   Giuseppe Verdi
      Aida: Gran Finale Atto 2
5.   Richard Wagner
      Lohengrin: Act ffl, Scene 1
      "Bridal Chorus"
6.   Giuseppe Verdi
      Nabucco: Parte Terza
      "La Profezia", Coro D'introduzione
7.   Giuseppe Verdi
      Nabucco
      "Coro di Schiavi Ebrei"
8.   Richard Wagner
      Tannhauser: Final Chorus
      "Heil! Heil! DerGnade Wunder Heil!"

      TOTAL TIME 50:40
Opera giants Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi need no introduction - for they are responsible for some of the greatest and most beloved operatic music ever written.  Besides their inherent beauty and excitement, the works/excerpts presented here are massively orchestrated, calling for many additional musicians and special instruments to supplement the large symphony orchestra and choir(s), all of which add an extra element to the surround listening experience.   Since the music was conceived for the opera house, we have endeavored to bring that same theatrical effect to the concert hall - thus this "Concertante" recording of great choruses and opera scenes composed by Wagner and Verdi.
- Miguel Kertsman

    This disc contains three separate versions of the same musical program:
  • Direct Stream Digital™ Multi-Channel Suround Sound
  • Direct Stream Digital™ 2-Channel Stereo
  • CD Standard Stereo


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