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Strauss, Richard 1864-1949 (composer.). Hofmannsthal, Hugo von 1874-1929 (librettist.). Nilsson, Birgit (singer.). Rysanek, Leonie (singer.). Resnik, Regina 1922-2013 (singer.). Windgassen, Wolfgang (singer.). Wächter, Eberhard (singer.). Böhm, Karl 1894-1981 (conductor.). Hofmannsthal, Hugo von 1874-1929 Opera adaptation of (work): Elektra. (Added Author). Wiener Staatsoper, (performer.).

Record details

  • Physical Description: sound disc
    2 audio discs (98:40) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: München : Orfeo, [2014].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
Opera in one act, with text by Hugo von Hofmannsthal after his play of the same name.
Title from disc label.
Duration: 1:38:40.
Notes and synopsis in German with English and French translations (38 unnumbered pages, with portraits) inserted in container.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Gottfried Kraus, artistic supervision ; Hans Sachs, recording supervision ; Rudolf Hörr, recording engineer ; Harald Huber, restoration and editing ; Othmar Eichinger, sound design.
Participant or Performer Note: Birgit Nilsson (Elektra), Leonie Rysanek (Chrysothemis), sopranos ; Regina Resnik (Klytämnestra), mezzo-soprano ; Wolfgang Windgassen (Aegisth), tenor ; Eberhard Waechter (Orest), baritone ; with additional soloists ; Chor und Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper ; Karl Böhm, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded live 1965 December 16, Wiener Staatsoper.
Language Note:
Sung in German.
Subject: Electra (Greek mythological figure) Drama
Genre: Operas.
Live sound recordings.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at GRPL. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Grand Rapids Public Library.


0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main CD Opera Strauss Elektra 2 discs + booklet (Text) 31307021522497 Music Available -

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