Christa Ludwig

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    Wesendonk Lieder (orch. Mottl) (2006 Remastered Version): Der EngelChrista Ludwig
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    Tristan und Isolde (2006 Remastered Version), Act 3, Scene 3: Mild und leise wie er lächelt (Isoldes Liebestod: Isolde)Christa Ludwig
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    Come una mosca prigioneraChrista Ludwig
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    Alto Rhapsody, Op.53 (1999 - Remaster)Christa Ludwig
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    Wesendonk Lieder: Träume (2006 Remastered Version)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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