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Weimar Season

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Schwanda the Bagpiper Opera in two acts
Music by Jaromir Weinberger Text by MILOS KARES
Sung in the German translation by MAX BROD : records
With almost 1,000 performances between 1927 and 1933, this escapist fairy story epitomises the drift towards operetta which all German opera houses allowed as the political and economic climate became less stable.
Schwanda's legendary piping earns him the love, then the hate, of Queen Iceheart, a sojourn in hell and reunion with his wife Dorota.
BAVARIAN RADIO CHORUS
MUNICH RADIO ORCHESTRA conducted by HEINZ WALLBERG

Contributors

Music By: Jaromir Weinberger
Translation By: Max Brod
Conducted By: Heinz Wallberg

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