Friedrich Schorr

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    Der Fliegende Holländer: Wie Aus Der FerneFriedrich Schorr
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    "Jerum! Jerum!"Friedrich Schorr
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    Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act II, "Jerum! Jerum! Hallo-hallohe!"Friedrich Schorr
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    Tannhäuser: Act III, "Wie Todesahnung... O Du, mein holder Abendstern"Friedrich Schorr
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    Don Giovanni: StändchenFriedrich Schorr

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        Friedrich Schorr set the standard for Wagnerian heldenbariton singing for the two decades between 1920 and 1940. His mahogany-colored bass-baritone may have lacked ultimate freedom in the highest reaches of the great heroic roles, but its beautiful, firmly knit timbre and absolute steadiness (and the singer's mastery of legato) made mockery of the notion that Wagner must be barked and not sung. Whether in the reflective moments of Hans Sachs, Vanderdecken's despair or Wotan's an... Read more

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