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COMPOSERS: Lehar
LABELS: DG
ALBUM TITLE: Der Zarewitsch
PERFORMER: Ochman, Esser, Ammann, Stratas, Junke; Kuban Cossacks; Kurt Graunke SO/Mattes; dir. Rabenalt (film, 1973)
CATALOGUE NO: 073 4314
‘Zarewitsch’ rhymes with ‘Slavic kitsch’. Lehár’s inconsequential piece of fluff about the romance between the heir to the throne and a Circassian dancer enjoys classy casting.

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David Nice