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German Operas of the 1920s

on BBC Radio 3

The 20s were a decade of great operatic activity in Germany, and a trio of young composers - Hindemith. Weill and Krenek - were among the finest talents at work. The first of three programmes introduced by ELAINE PADMORE Cardillac
Opera in three acts (1926 version). Music by Hindemith Libretto by FERDINAND LION , after the story by . E. A. HOFFMANN (sung in German)
CHORUS AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
OF COLOGNE RADIO conducted by JOSEPH KEILBERTH gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Hindemith. Weill
Introduced By:
Elaine Padmore
Music By:
Hindemith Libretto
Unknown:
Ferdinand Lion
Story By:
E. A. Hoffmann
Conducted By:
Joseph Keilberth

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