Eleanor Steber sings Richard Strauss (CD)

Eleanor Steber sings Richard Strauss (CD)

Code: 1012



Product Description


Live performances of the Four Last Songs (1970, conducted by James Levine) and excerpts from Die Frau ohne Schatten (1953, conducted by Karl Böhm).
[Mono/Stereo, 70 minutes]

"Steber, again, can't be improved on." "She's magnificent. Get this!" "Essential for all fans of Steber and Die Frau."
- American Record Guide

"Her tone is pure and radiant, her top notes soar, her intonation is dead-accurate, and her words are clear and comprehending."
- Fanfare

Richard Strauss
Act II: Sieh, Amme, sieh through Würde ich lieber selber zu Stein!
Act III: Vater, bist du's? to end of opera

The Empress - Eleanor Steber
The Emperor - Set Svanholm
Barak - Otto Wiener
Barak's Wife - Christel Goltz
Falcon/Guardian - Ilona Steingruber
Conducted by Karl Böhm
(Munich, June 4, 1953)


R. Strauss: Four Last Songs
Beethoven: Ah, Perfido! (encore)
Conducted by James Levine
(Cleveland, May 5, 1970)