FRANZ SCHREKER (1878-1934): Der ferne Klang.
Catalogue Number: 08P056
Reference: C 5178
Description: The first studio recording of this 1909 opera rich in decadent Romantic emotions and with orchestral textures that range from chamber-quality to opulent. At this price, it's now cheaper than the live 1989 Marco Polo recording reissued 13 years ago on Naxos. No libretto. Gabriele Schnaut (soprano), Thomas Moser (tenor), Victor van Halem (bass), Siegmund Nimsgern (bass-baritone), RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Radio Choir, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Gerd Albrecht. Original 1991 release.