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Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) (2CD + Blu-ray Audio)

Deutsche Grammophon presents Karl Böhm's legendary 1964 interpretation of Mozart's Magic Flute, the reference recording in an audiophile remastering on 2 CDs and a Blu-ray Audio.

“Böhm’s 1964 Zauberflöte has long been a strong recommendation. The principal jewel is Fritz Wunderlich’s Tamino, incomparable in its lyric ardour, musicality and tangible characterisation. There is a rock-like Sarastro from Franz Crass and fi ne Sprecher from Hans Hotter. Evelyn Lear is a radiant Pamina, and Roberta Peters has the stratospheric measure of Queen of the Night.” – Patrick Carnegy, BBC Music Magazine.

In addition to the 2 CDs, the album also includes a high-fidelity Pure Audio Blu-ray disc in audiophile 96kHz/24-bit format. The mastering is based on the original analogue tapes. The edition features a 36-page booklet with synopsis and essays in English and German.


TRACK LIST/CAST

Berliner Philharmoniker
RIAS Kammerchor

KARL BÖHM (Conductor)

Sarastro FRANZ CRASS
Queen of the Night ROBERTA PETERS
Pamina EVELYN LEAR
Tamino FRITZ WUNDERLICH
Papageno DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU
Papagena LISA OTTO
Speaker HANS HOTTER
First Priest HUBERT HILTEN
Second Priest MARTIN VANTIN
Third Priester MANFRED RÖHRL
Monostatos FRIEDRICH LENZ
First Lady HILDEGARD HILLEBRECHT
Second Lady CVETKA AHLIN
Third Lady SIEGLINDE WAGNER
First Boy ROSL SCHWAIGER
Second Boy ANTONIA FAHBERG
Third Boy RAILI KOSTIA
First Armoured Man JAMES KING
Second Armoured Man MARTTI TALVELA