Carl Orff 125th Anniversary Edition 11cds

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Label: DG
Catalog: 4838639
Format: CD

arl Orff's most famous work is, without doubt, the famous "Carmina Burana" in which he set Middle High German and Latin texts from the Benediktbeuern monastery to music. The work, completed in 1937, quickly developed into one of the most important choral works of our time. It is included in this anniversary edition for his 125th birthday in a reference recording, conducted by Eugen Jochum, the Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and great soloists such as Gundula Janowitz and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. As a bonus, a very early recording by Ferenc Fricsay, the RIAS Kammerchor and the RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin from 1944 is included But also the other works such as "Die Bernauerin", "Antigonae", "Die Kluge" have been recorded by top-class conductors (Herbert von Karajan, Rafael Kubelik, Ferdinand Leitner), orchestras (Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Saxon State Opera Dresden) and soloists (Peter Schreier, Christa Ludwig, Gottlob Frick, Inge Borkh, Ernst Haefliger).

This 11 CD set celebrates the 125th anniversary of Orff's birth, and includes famous recordings of Carmina Burnan (Jochum), Oedipus der Tyrann (Kubelik), and many others. Many rarities in this set.

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