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Little-known music of all eras => New recordings => Topic started by: Albion on October 22, 2012, 12:22:51 pm

Title: Schreker's Irrelohe from MDG
Post by: Albion on October 22, 2012, 12:22:51 pm
Not strictly a new recording, but a recording in a more economical format: members may already be aware of the excellent MDG recording of Schreker's 1924 opera Irrelohe live from the Bonn Opera House (2010)


but the 3-CD set remains pretty expensive (around 40).

It recently arrived on Amazon as a download, however, and is only 14.49. All three acts are single-track so there is no danger of gaps or blips if transferring the downloads to CD. I have the 1995 Sony recording as well, but this performance is just as good, benefitting strongly from staged presentation, and is strongly recommended: (