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Mozart, Thomas Beecham - The Abduction From The Seraglio mp3 album

  • Performer: Mozart
  • Title: The Abduction From The Seraglio
  • Genre: Classical
  • Country: UK
  • Formats: AAC APE AIFF MP3 VQF AU MPC
  • Released: 1959
  • Style: Classical, Opera
  • MP3 album: 1885 mb
  • FLAC album: 1282 mb
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Mozart, Thomas Beecham - The Abduction From The Seraglio mp3 album

Die Entführung aus dem Serail (German: ) (K. 384; The Abduction from the Seraglio; also known as Il Seraglio) is an opera Singspiel in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The German libretto is by Gottlieb Stephanie, based on Christoph Friedrich Bretzner's Belmont und Constanze, oder Die Entführung aus dem Serail.

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Beecham only made two studio recordings of a Mozart opera, a Magic Flute form Berlin in the 30s and this Abduction from the Seraglio in stereo from 1956. The latter is the best recording ever put on disc, with excellent singers, including the marvelous Leopold Simoneau as Belmonte and the hilariously villainous Gottlob Frick as Osmin. But the greatest thing about this set is Beecham's vivacious and buoyant approach to the score-pure champagne from first to last.

Sir Thomas Beecham Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. LPs Pressed In England By EMI. Artist: Mozart Title: Abduction From The Seraglio Genre: Opera Type: New - LP Label: Angel Catalog ID: 3555 B/L Country: USA Our ID: 135515. View other items by this Artist View other items on this Label.

The circumstances behind The Abduction from the Seraglio show that all the ingredients have been brought together by some nice fairy to produce a masterpiece. There is a happy concordance between the creative fire that takes over the musician and the changes occurring in his life. The work was composed and created between two signature events: Mozart’s break with Archbiship Colloredo and his marriage to Constance Weber, whom he married three weeks after the triumph of The Abduction from the Seraglio – and whose heroine is named Konstanza. That detail tempts us to make biographical connections. Mozart found an opportunity to develop his genius through a suitable commission associated with the reorganization of the old Burgtheater, which had become the national theatre with a section called German Opera or National Singspiel. With the greatest enthusiasm.

Tracklist

"Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail"
A Overture And Act I
B1 Act I (Conclusion)
B2 Act II (Part 1)
C1 Act II (Conclusion)
C2 Act III (Part 1)
D Act III (Conclusion)

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Electric & Musical Industries Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Electric & Musical Industries (U.S.) Ltd.

Credits

  • Bass Vocals [Osmin] – Gottlob Frick
  • Chorus – The Beecham Choral Society
  • Chorus Master – Denis Vaughan
  • Composed By – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor, Liner Notes [Booklet] – Thomas Beecham*
  • Illustration [Cover] – Francesco Ponte*
  • Libretto By – Stephanie*
  • Liner Notes [Booklet; English Translation], Liner Notes [Booklet] – Edward J. Dent
  • Orchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
  • Soprano Vocals [Blonde] – Ilse Hollweg
  • Soprano Vocals [Constanze] – Lois Marshall
  • Tenor Vocals [Belmonte] – Leopold Simoneau
  • Tenor Vocals [Pedrillo] – Gerhard Unger
  • Voice Actor [Pasha Selim] – Hansgeorg Laubenthal

Notes

Complete Title: "Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Komisches Singspiel in drei Aufzügen" KV 384
Sung in German

Auto-coupled release (Tracklisting listed in play-order)
Angel 'Red' labels (50s era); Manufactured in U.S.A.
Includes sixteen-page saddle-stitched booklet with English notes, German libretto, and English translation
Includes four-page folded insert with notes about Angel Stereo Records stereo recording and playback
Printed in U.S.A.

Title is in English on box set cover and in German on labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Labels [Disc 1 · Side 1]): X-YAX-144
  • Matrix / Runout (Labels [Disc 1 · Side 4]): X-YAX-147
  • Matrix / Runout (Labels [Disc 2 · Side 2]): X-YAX-145
  • Matrix / Runout (Labels [Disc 2 · Side 3]): X-YAX-146

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SAXS 2427/8 Mozart* Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail ‎(3xLP) Columbia SAXS 2427/8 UK 1957
KV 384 Mozart*, Sir Thomas Beecham Mozart*, Sir Thomas Beecham - L'Enlevement Au Serail ‎(2xLP + LP, S/Sided + Box, 3 L) Columbia KV 384 France Unknown
SBL-3555, 3555 B/L Mozart*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham Mozart*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham - The Abduction From The Seraglio ‎(2xLP, Box) Angel Records, Angel Album SBL-3555, 3555 B/L US Unknown
TZ 154, TZ 155 Mozart* / Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart.* Mozart* / Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart.* - Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail ‎(2xLP, Album, Mono, Club) World Record Club, World Record Club TZ 154, TZ 155 New Zealand 1962
TE 262, TE 263 Mozart* , Beecham* . The Royal Philharmonic* Mozart* , Beecham* . The Royal Philharmonic* - Il Seraglio (Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail) ‎(2xLP, Album, Mono, Club, Gat) World Record Club, World Record Club TE 262, TE 263 Australia 1961


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