Tenor Ticho Parly sings extracts from operas by Wagner and Beethoven

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven,Wagner
LABELS: Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: Wagner
WORKS: Extracts from Lohengrin, Tannhäuser, Parsifal, Die Walküre, Siegfried, Götterdammerung; plus Beethoven: Fidelio; Weber: Die Freischütz
PERFORMER: Ticho Parly (tenor); Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Peter Maag
CATALOGUE NO: 482 2867 (1966)

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In his career Danish-American Parly won more plaudits for his acting and appearance than his vibrant but sinewy voice. Yet in this programme he makes many modern heldentenors sound mediocre.

Michael Scott Rohan