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BERG, A.: Wozzeck

Composer(s):Berg, Alban
Artist(s)
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Opera
Catalogue 8.660076-77
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
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USD 13.98
 

 

   




Review By Penguin Guide,January 2009

Segerstam proves a strong, thrusting interpreter, tautly holding the drama together, with the impact heightened by the vividness of the live recording. There are stage noises too, but the magnetism of the performance and the consistency of the singing with no weak member of the cast quickly make you forget any slight flaws. Though the Sprechstimme (‘sing-speech’) is sometimes free—again not surprisingly—the great merit of all the singers is their musicality, with the Captain and the Doctor less caricatured than usual, and with a firm, central account of the title-role from Carl Johan Falkman. Katarina Dalayman is also superb as Marie, singing with character as well as beauty. A detailed synopsis is provided in the booklet and a complete libretto in

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