Agnes Baltsa Songs My Country Taught Me 180g Import LP
Agnes Baltsa Songs My Country Taught Me 180g Import LP
Genre: Classical
Additional Artists: Athens Experimental Orchestra
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Agnes Baltsa Songs My Country Taught Me 180g Import LP

Agnes Baltsa

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UPC:
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180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Pressed at Pallas in Germany!

Mezzo-soprano Agnes Baltsa performs alongside the Athens Experimental Orchestra conducted by Stavros Xarhakos for this recording of songs from her Greek heritage. Composers include Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Stavros Xarhakos and Vasilis Tsitsanis.

In 1968 Baltsa made her first appearance as Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart) at the Frankfurt Opera, followed by Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier, R. Strauss) at the Vienna State Opera in 1970. She was one of the youngest Ocativians ever at the Vienna State Opera.

From that year on, her career developed rapidly: the Deutsche Oper Berlin, various opera houses in the United States (among which the Metropolitan Opera in New York), the Bavarian State Opera (München), Govent Garden, Zürich, the Paris Opera etc. Under the guidance of Herbert von Karajan, she was a regular guest at the Salzburger Festspiele. Her repertory includes works by Mozart (Le Nozze di Figaro, Cosi fan Tutte, Requiem, etc.), Rossini (Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Cenerentola, L'Italiana in Algeri), Mascagni (Cavalleria Rusticana), Verdi (Aida, La Forza del Destino, Il Trovatore, Don Carlo, Requiem) and Bellini (I Capuleti e I Montecchi), Donizetti (Il Campanello, Maria Stuarda), etc. But she is, of course, most famous for her performance of Carmen (Bizet), a role she has sung with José Carreras, Placido Domingo and Niel Shicoff many times.

"Baltsa brings depth and unexpected tone colours to the Theordorakis settings." - Record Review / David Nice, BBC Music Magazine (London) / 01. September 2008

Features:
• 180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl
• Pressed at Pallas in Germany
• From the Original Masters of Universal Music
• Audiophile Lacquer Cutting by Maarten de Boer at Emil Berliner Studios
• Analogphonic
• Import

Musicians:
Agnes Baltsa, vocals
Athens Experimental Orchestra
Kostas Papadopoulos, solo bouzouki
Stavros Xarhakos, conductor

Selections:
Side 1:
1. Garífallo st'aftí (A carnation behind your ear)
2. Oniro pedión tis gitoniás (Dream of urban children)
3. O tahidrómos (The postman)
4. Méra Magioú (A day in May)
5. To tréno févgi stis októ (The train leaves at eight)
6. Se pótisa rodóstamo (I gave you rose-water to drink)
Side 2:
1. Stou Othona ta hrónia (When Otto was king)
2. Áspri méra ke ya mas (There will be better days, even for us)
3. Varkarólla (Barcarolle)
4. Ta tréna pou fígan (The trains which left)
5. Arhóntissa (Princess of my heart)
Description
180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Pressed at Pallas in Germany!

Mezzo-soprano Agnes Baltsa performs alongside the Athens Experimental Orchestra conducted by Stavros Xarhakos for this recording of songs from her Greek heritage. Composers include Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Stavros Xarhakos and Vasilis Tsitsanis.

In 1968 Baltsa made her first appearance as Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart) at the Frankfurt Opera, followed by Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier, R. Strauss) at the Vienna State Opera in 1970. She was one of the youngest Ocativians ever at the Vienna State Opera.

From that year on, her career developed rapidly: the Deutsche Oper Berlin, various opera houses in the United States (among which the Metropolitan Opera in New York), the Bavarian State Opera (München), Govent Garden, Zürich, the Paris Opera etc. Under the guidance of Herbert von Karajan, she was a regular guest at the Salzburger Festspiele. Her repertory includes works by Mozart (Le Nozze di Figaro, Cosi fan Tutte, Requiem, etc.), Rossini (Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Cenerentola, L'Italiana in Algeri), Mascagni (Cavalleria Rusticana), Verdi (Aida, La Forza del Destino, Il Trovatore, Don Carlo, Requiem) and Bellini (I Capuleti e I Montecchi), Donizetti (Il Campanello, Maria Stuarda), etc. But she is, of course, most famous for her performance of Carmen (Bizet), a role she has sung with José Carreras, Placido Domingo and Niel Shicoff many times.

"Baltsa brings depth and unexpected tone colours to the Theordorakis settings." - Record Review / David Nice, BBC Music Magazine (London) / 01. September 2008

Features:
• 180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl
• Pressed at Pallas in Germany
• From the Original Masters of Universal Music
• Audiophile Lacquer Cutting by Maarten de Boer at Emil Berliner Studios
• Analogphonic
• Import

Musicians:
Agnes Baltsa, vocals
Athens Experimental Orchestra
Kostas Papadopoulos, solo bouzouki
Stavros Xarhakos, conductor

Selections:
Side 1:
1. Garífallo st'aftí (A carnation behind your ear)
2. Oniro pedión tis gitoniás (Dream of urban children)
3. O tahidrómos (The postman)
4. Méra Magioú (A day in May)
5. To tréno févgi stis októ (The train leaves at eight)
6. Se pótisa rodóstamo (I gave you rose-water to drink)
Side 2:
1. Stou Othona ta hrónia (When Otto was king)
2. Áspri méra ke ya mas (There will be better days, even for us)
3. Varkarólla (Barcarolle)
4. Ta tréna pou fígan (The trains which left)
5. Arhóntissa (Princess of my heart)
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
36.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Agnes Baltsa
Title
Songs My Country Taught Me
Composer
Additional Artists
Athens Experimental Orchestra
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
05-16-2013
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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