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Die Himmelfahrt Jesu Christi

Albert Lortzing (composer), Anneli Pfeffer (performer), Hedwig Fassbender (performer)
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Title
Die Himmelfahrt Jesu Christi
Composer
Albert Lortzing 1801-1851
Performer
Anneli Pfeffer  (sopraan) Hedwig Fassbender  (mezzosopraan) Bernhard Schneider  (bas) Christian Hilz  (bariton) Kay Stiefermann  (bas) Westdeutsche Rundfunk Chor  (koor) Westdeutsche Rundfunk Orchester
Conductor
Helmuth Froschauer 1933-2019
Publisher
CPO, 2003
1 cd
Recording date
1998
EAN
0761203983728
CDR
DBX6859
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31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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About Albert Lortzing

Gustav Albert Lortzing (23 October 1801 – 21 January 1851) was a German composer, actor and singer. He is considered to be the main representative of the German Spieloper, a form similar to the French opéra comique, which grew out of the Singspiel.

Life and career

Lortzing was born in Berlin to Johann Gottlieb and Charlotte Sophie Lortzing. They had abandoned their leather shop and travelled through Germany as itinerant actors, founding the Berlin theatre company Urania, and turning their amateur passion into a profession. The young Lortzing's first stage appearance was at the age of 12, entertaining the audience with comic poems during the interval in the Kornhaus at the Freiburg Münster. From 1817, the Lortzing family were part of Josef Derossi ensemble in the Rhineland, treading the boards at Bonn, Düsseldorf, Barmen and Aachen. Albert Lortzing became a…Read more on Wikipedia

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