Songs by Liszt, Verdi, Strauss & Schumann
By Klara Takacs, Hungarian State Orchestra, Andras Korodi, Sandor Falvai, and Jeno Jando. By Ferenc Liszt, Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss (1864-1949), and Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Country of Origin: Hungary. Pop. Listening CD. Published by Hungaroton (NX.HCD32769).
Item Number: NX.HCD32769
This selection offers an insight into the Hungarian musical world of the 1980s. Klara Takacs, who was then the leading mezzo-soprano of her time, had been performing since the beginning of her career in three genres, each of which required a very different artistic approach. For her opera meant the variety of dramatic conflicts, Lieder, the characteristic feature of which is depth of concentration, opened up the innermost layers of the soul, and oratorio was "a dialogue with God".
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