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Fidelio, Op. 72, Act 1: "Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin? ... Komm, Hoffnung" (Leonora)
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Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90, Act 3: "Mild und leise wie er lächelt" (Isolde)
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5 Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme, WWV 91: I. Der Engel (Orch. Mottl)
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Messa da Requiem (1997 Remastered Version), II - Sequenza: Liber scriptus - Dies irae
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Don Giovanni K527, Atto Secondo, Scena seconda: Recitativo & Aria

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Christa Ludwig

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Christa Ludwig was one of the most admired mezzos of her generation, with a wide repertoire of both lieder and opera. She brought a fine sense of musicianship as well as drama to her performances. Her roles ranged from Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte to Brangane in Tnrista und Isolde to Clytemnestra in Elektra, and she also created the role of Claire in Einem's Besuch der alten Dame. Her technique and upper register were solid enough to let her sing the Marschallin in Der Rosenkaval... Read more

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