Tracklist

CD 1: Wo bleibt Elektra?
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Elektra: "Wo bleibt Elektra?" (Erste Magd)
Richard Strauss 6:15
2 Elektra: "Allein! Weh, ganz allein" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 9:30
3 Elektra: "Elektra!" (Chrysothemis)
Richard Strauss 2:24
4 Elektra: "Ich kann nicht sitzen und ins Dunkel starren" (Chrysothemis)
Richard Strauss 5:52
5 Elektra: "Es geht ein Lärm los" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 1:47
6 Elektra: "Was willst du? Seht doch, dort!" (Klytämnestra)
Richard Strauss 2:48
7 Elektra: "Die Götter! Bist doch selber eine Göttin" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 2:36
8 Elektra: "Ich will nichts hören!" (Klytämnestra)
Richard Strauss 4:48
9 Elektra: "Ich habe keine guten Nächte" (Klytämnestra)
Richard Strauss 6:11
10 Elektra: "Wenn das rechte Blutopfer" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 4:55
11 Elektra: "Was bluten muß?" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 4:24
12 Elektra: "Was sagen sie ihr denn?" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 2:03
CD 2: Orest! Orest ist tot!
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Elektra: "Orest! Orest ist tot!" (Chrysothemis)
Richard Strauss 2:57
2 Elektra: "Platz da! Wer lungert so vor einer Tür?" (Junger Diener)
Richard Strauss 0:56
3 Elektra: "Nun muß es hier von uns geschehn" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 2:02
4 Elektra: "Du! Du! denn du bist stark!" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 8:07
5 Elektra: "Nun denn, allein!" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 1:28
6 Elektra: "Was willst du, fremder Mensch?" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 6:56
7 Elektra: "Elektra! Elektra" (Orest)
Richard Strauss 1:36
8 Elektra: "Orest!" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 10:12
9 Elektra: "Du wirst es tun? Allein?" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 1:34
10 Elektra: "Seid ihr von Sinnen" (Der Pfleger)
Richard Strauss 1:33
11 Elektra: Ich habe ihm das Beil nicht geben können!" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 1:29
12 Elektra: "Es muß etwas geschehen sein" (Chrysothemis)
Richard Strauss 0:58
13 Elektra: "He! Lichter! Lichter!" (Aegisth)
Richard Strauss 5:00
14 Elektra: "Elektra! Schwester!" (Chrysothemis)
Richard Strauss 1:50
15 Elektra: "Ob ich nicht höre?" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 1:24
16 Elektra: "Hörst du denn nicht, sie tragen ihn" (Chrysothemis)
Richard Strauss 2:22
17 Elektra: "Schweig, und tanze" (Elektra)
Richard Strauss 3:52

Credits

CD 1: Wo bleibt Elektra?

composer:
Richard Strauss (German composer) (tracks 1–12)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1967-06) (tracks 1–12)
contralto vocals:
Helen Watts (contralto) (1967-06) (track 1)
librettist:
Hugo von Hofmannsthal (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 9, 11)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Yvonne Minton (1967-06) (track 1)
Regina Resnik (1967-06) (tracks 6–11)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1967-06) (tracks 1–12)
producer:
John Culshaw (tracks 1–12)
soprano vocals:
Marie Collier (1967-06) (tracks 3–5)
Jane Cook (1967-06) (track 1)
Maureen Lehane (1967-06) (track 1)
Margarita Lilova (1967-06) (track 7)
Birgit Nilsson (1967-06) (tracks 2–5, 7, 9–12)
Margarethe Sjöstedt (1967-06) (track 7)
Pauline Tinsley (1967-06) (track 1)
Felicia Weathers (soprano) (1967-06) (track 1)
sound engineer:
James Brown (Decca engineer, 1960s) (tracks 1–12)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (tracks 1–12)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers, Ltd (tracks 1–2, 4, 9, 11)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1967-06) (tracks 1–12)
part of:
Elektra (op. 58; TrV 223) (tracks 1–12)
recording of:

CD 2: Orest! Orest ist tot!

baritone vocals:
Tom Krause (bass-baritone) (1967-06) (tracks 6–9)
bass vocals:
Tugomir Franc (1967-06) (track 10)
Leo Heppe (1967-06) (track 2)
composer:
Richard Strauss (German composer) (tracks 1–17)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1967-06) (tracks 1–17)
contralto vocals:
Helen Watts (contralto) (1967-06) (track 12)
librettist:
Hugo von Hofmannsthal (tracks 1–3, 6, 9–15, 17)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Yvonne Minton (1967-06) (track 12)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1967-06) (tracks 1–17)
producer:
John Culshaw (tracks 1–17)
soprano vocals:
Marie Collier (1967-06) (tracks 1, 3–4, 12, 14, 16–17)
Jane Cook (1967-06) (track 12)
Maureen Lehane (1967-06) (track 12)
Birgit Nilsson (1967-06) (tracks 1, 3–9, 11, 13, 15–17)
sound engineer:
James Brown (Decca engineer, 1960s) (tracks 1–17)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (tracks 1–17)
tenor vocals:
Gerhard Stolze (German tenor) (1967-06) (track 13)
Gerhard Unger (tenor) (1967-06) (track 2)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers, Ltd (tracks 1–2, 5–8, 10, 13)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1967-06) (tracks 1–17)
part of:
Elektra (op. 58; TrV 223) (tracks 1–15, 17)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Elektra (op. 58; TrV 223) (track 16)

Release

remastered versions: Elektra
ASIN: US: B0000041RM [info]
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/release/mr0002126511 [info]