Pfitzner: Das Christ-Elflein

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COMPOSERS: Pfitzner
LABELS: Orfeo
WORKS: Das Christ-Elflein
PERFORMER: Helen Donath, Claes H Ahnsjö, Janet Perry; Bavarian Radio Chorus, Munich Radio Orchestra/Kurt Eichhorn
CATALOGUE NO: C 437 992 I ADD
This rather sentimental tale of a selfless elf will not be to everyone’s taste. But the charming score shows an unsuspected, childlike side to Pfitzner. The wonderfully fresh and elf-like Helen Donath will cause a twinge in even the sternest of heart-strings. Clive Portbury

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