A miniature version of the vocal score for this operetta.
Includes piano-vocal arrangements of 15 highlights from Lehar's opera, including solos, ensembles and choruses. The CD contains orchestral accompaniments, including sing-along tracks and full performances.
The libretto for this operetta was written by Leo Stein and Victor Leon. Castel's edition includes the original German text, with IPA transcriptions and word-for-word English translations. With a foreword by Thomas Hampson.
This new historical-critical edition of Lehar's famous opera is the only complete, full score available. Produced on the 100th anniversary of the music, this edition is based on several sources, including the autograph.
Includes music from Madama Butterfly, Cosi Fan Tutte, Prince Igor, Medee, Lakme, Maria Stuarda, Die Lustige Witwe, L'Italiana in Algeri, Der Freischütz, Arabella, Ruddigore, La Battaglia di Legnano, I Lombardi, Falstaff and Parsifal.
…(Wien, Wien, nur du allein) / Rudolf Sieczynski. Performers: Piotr Beczala (Tenor (Vocal)). -- Lippen schweigen (Lips Stay Silent) (from Die lustige Witwe) / Franz Lehár. Performers: Anna Netrebko (Soprano (Vocal)), Duncan Riddell (Violin), Piotr Beczala (Tenor (Vocal)). -- Komm Zigány (Come, Gypsy)…