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Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler
Salome And Elektra

Album US 1981 on RCA Red Seal label
Classical (Opera)

The release is the RCA Soria Series MET 9, which includes two operas by Richard Strauss. Salome was recorded on January 19, 1951 and Elektra was recorded on February 23, 1952. This was the ninth in the series of gifts to those who gave $125 to The New York Metropolitan Operan in 1981. The release contains a booklet which details historic performances and singers of these operas at the Met. It highlights the singers and conductor and recording methods of these mono-records. The presentation is in a felt-covered box with the two libretti, booklet and four records in a slideout.

        
Musicians
PortraitRichard Strauss p, 1864-1949 DE
album by
PortraitFritz Reiner 1888-1963 US
conductor, album by
Salome
album by
PortraitLjuba Welitsch voc, 1913-1996 AT
soprano vocals, album by
PortraitElisabeth Höngen voc, fl, 1906-1997 DE
contralto vocals, album by
PortraitSet Svanholm voc, 1904-1964 SE
tenor vocals, album by
PortraitHans Hotter voc, 1909-2003 DE
baritone vocals, album by
PortraitBrian Sullivan voc, US
tenor vocals, album by
PortraitAstrid Varnay voc, 1918-2006 US
soprano vocals, album by
PortraitWalburga Wegner voc, DE
soprano vocals, album by
PortraitPaul Schöffler voc, 1897-1977 DE
baritone vocals, album by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Salome Part 1Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler24:28
2Salome Part 2Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler24:31
3Salome Part 3Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler25:00
4Salome ConclusionRichard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler17:55
5Elektra Part 1Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler25:15
6 Elektra Part 2Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler25:52
7 Elektra Part 3Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler26:18
8 Elektra ConclusionRichard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler25:02

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