Richard Strauss: Salome

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COMPOSERS: Richard Strauss
LABELS: Warner
ALBUM TITLE: R Strauss
WORKS: Salome
PERFORMER: Catherine Malfitano, Simon Estes, Leonie Rysanek, Horst Hiestermann; Deutsche Oper, Berlin/Giuseppe Sinopoli; dir. Petr Weigl (Berlin, 1990)
CATALOGUE NO: 9031-73827-2
Strauss’s macabre opera benefits from many lurid close-ups, of Catherine Malfitano shedding her seven veils, and John the Baptist’s head on a platter. The cast all sing powerfully too.

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