Margareta Dellefors - Limelight and Limestone - A singing Journey

        Composer:
        Ture Rangström
        Richard Wagner
        Umberto Giordano
        Giuseppe Verdi
        Giacomo Puccini
        Ivar Hallström
        Richard Strauss
        Torsten Sörenson
DelleforsEAN: 7393338169321                     Performer:
        Margareta Dellefors
        Sixten Eckerberg
        Styrbjörn Lindedahl
        Fulvio Vernizzi
        Lennart Hedwall
        Gunnar Staern
        Jan-Erik Olsen
        Torsten Sörensen
        Stora Teaterns orkester
        Göteborg Symfoni orkester
        Dutch Radio Symph. orch.


        Back cover

CDA 1693-2 Limelight and Limestone - A singing Journey

Why "Limestone and Limelight?"
Well, Margareta Dellefors, apart from being a first class singer also was active at the Swedish Radio
and she also initiated Dalhalla to become a paradise for opera in the lime stone quarry in Dalarna.

These are all major achievements resulting in Dellefors becoming a leading person in Swedish music life.
Her singing also bears witness of an excellent understanding of singing opera and other great works for soprano.
It should be said that the performances are in mono, they date a long time back.
Still, the recordings are all good enough to stand next to other great singers performances!
You will enjoy the Rangström pieces, they are world prémiere.

  • Ture Rangström (1884-1947)
    Five songs from The choosen one
    - I. Festive preparations
    - III. The sleep of five senses
    - IV. About gifts of sacrifice

    - VI. Rower's song
    - IX. Sunrise

  • Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
    Wesendoncklieder
    - I. Der Engel
    - II. Stehe still!
    - III. Im Treibhaus
    - IV. Schmerzen
    - V. Träume



  • Umberto Giordano (1867-1948)
    Andrea Chenier - La Mamma morta



  • Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
    La Forza del Destino - Pace, pace mio Dio!


  • Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
    Tosca - Vissi d'arte


  • Ivar Hallström (1826-1901)
    The bride of the mountain king
    - The choir of the dwarfs and the Mountain Queen aria

    - Duetta between the mountain Queen and Kark


  • Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
    Ariadne auf Naxos - Ein schönes war hiess Theseus Ariadne


  • Torsten Sörenson (1902-1992)
    Canticum Annae





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