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Author Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854-1921, composer.

Title Hänsel & Gretel / Engelbert Humperdinck ; libretto, Adelheid Wette.

Publication Info. West Germany : CBS Records Masterworks, [1988?]

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Description 2 audio discs (108 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 014742
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
plastic metal
Description digital
1.4 m/s
audio file
CD audio
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Language Sung in German.
Performer Frederica Von Stade (Hänsel) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Gretel) ; Christa Ludwig (Die Mutter) ; Siegmund Nimsgern (Der Vater) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Sandmännchen) ; Ruth Welting (Taumännchen) ; Elisabeth Söderström (Der Knusperhexe) ; Children's Chorus of Cologne Opera ; Gürzenich Orchestra ; John Pritchard, conductor.
Event Recorded 1978 Erholungshaus, Leverkusen, Germany.
Note Title from disc label.
Analog recording.
Program notes in German by Karl Dietrich Gräwe, in English by Bruno Bettelheim and Barrymore Laurence Scherer, in French by Marcel Marnat, and in Italian by Franco Soprano, synopsis in the same languages, and libretto with English, French and Italian translations (156 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Subject Operas.
Operas -- Librettos.
Genre/Form Operas.
Added Author Wette, Adelheid, 1858-1916, librettist.
Cotrubas, Ileana, singer.
Söderström, Elisabeth, 1927-2009, singer.
Te Kanawa, Kiri, singer.
Welting, Ruth, singer.
Von Stade, Frederica, singer.
Ludwig, Christa, singer.
Nimsgern, Siegmund, 1940- singer.
Pritchard, John, 1921-1989, conductor.
Gräwe, Karl Dietrich, 1937- writer of added commentary.
Bettelheim, Bruno, writer of added commentary.
Scherer, Barrymore Laurence, writer of added commentary.
Marnat, Marcel, 1933- writer of added commentary.
Soprano, Franco, writer of added commentary.
Container of (work): Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854-1921. Hänsel und Gretel.
Container of (work): Wette, Adelheid, 1858-1916. Hänsel und Gretel.
Container of (expression): Wette, Adelheid, 1858-1916. Hänsel und Gretel. English.
Container of (expression): Wette, Adelheid, 1858-1916. Hänsel und Gretel. French.
Container of (expression): Wette, Adelheid, 1858-1916. Hänsel und Gretel. Italian.
Kölner Oper. Kinderchor, singer.
Gürzenich-Orchester (Cologne, Germany), instrumentalist.
Added Title Hänsel und Gretel
Note Container title: Hansel and Gretel
Standard No. 7464358982
Music No. M2K 79217 CBS Masterworks (container and discs)
M2K 35898 CBS Masterworks (discs)