Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 08/21/2010

DJs: 
Katie Salmon
Artist Title Album Label Link
Richard Strauss Salome Decca
Richard Strauss Ah, Du Wolltest Mich Nicht Deinen Mund Küssen Lassen (Final Scene of Salome) Strauss: Four Last Songs, Final Scenes EMI Classics
Richard Strauss Elektra Decca

1. Richard Strauss's Salome. Birgit Nilsson: Salome; Gerhard Stolze: Herod Tetrarch; Grace Hoffman: Herodias; Eberhard Wachter: Jochanaan; Waldemar Kmentt: Narraboth. Georg Solti Conducting the Wiener Philharmoniker.
2. Richard Strauss's Salome. Final Scene Comparison. Nina Stemme: Salome; Gerhard Siegel: Herod; Liora Grodnikaite: Herodias. Antonio Pappano conducting the Royal Opera House Orchestra.
3. Richard Strauss's Elektra. Helen Watts, Maureen Lehane, Jane Cook, Yvonne Minton, Felicia Weathers, Pauline Tinsley: As The First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Maidens, and Surveillante respectively; Birgit Nilsson: Elektra; Marie Collier: Chrysothemis; Regina Resnik: Klytamnestra; Margarita Sjostedt: Klytamnestra’s Companion; Margarita Lilowa: Klytamnestra’s Train-Bearer; Gerhard Unger: Young Servant; Leo Heppe: Older Servant; Tom Krause: Orest; Tugomir Franc: The Preceptor. Georg Solti conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker.