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Gluck: The marriage of Hercules and Hebe
Christoph Willibald Gluck, Helmut Koch, Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Gluck: The marriage of Hercules and Hebe
Genre: Classical
 
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Scarce, Valuable
Carl Martin | Winston-Salem, North Carolina USA | 09/07/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Gluck's "The Marriage of Hercules and Hebe" is the sort of chamber style opera, written on the occasion of a royal aristocratic wedding, with which Gluck lovers should be familiar. For those who cherish the relatively modest number of Gluck's works this is a good straw to grasp at and be happy. Berlin Classics does an extraordinary job of rescuing this performance from the mid 60's and making it sound both natural and as if it could have been recorded yesterday; the same difficult magic that they perform on other recordings."