Another Great Rerelease From Decca
Timothy Kearney | Hull, MA United States | 02/23/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Once again Decca has reached into its vaults and has found a treat for all opera lovers. This time the disc is a reissue of a Pilar Lorengar LP titled PRIMA DONNA IN VIENNA. It's just a great disc with a variety of wonderful pieces. She performs arias by Mozart, Beethoven, Weber, Wagner, Korngold, and Richard Strauss, associated with her varied career. She also ventures into some great pieces from German operettas. These pieces are well suited bother for her voice and vocal talents.
The reason the disc was re-released was due to the LP's critical and popular acclaim, and all opera fans can hope is that other reissues are in store for the future. Also, people who have enjoyed earlier sets but have been frustrated that the liner notes are printed in a font so small that reading it is next to impossible; will be happy to know Decca has heard our pleas. While more readable liner notes are not included with the disc, we are now given web address where we can access the liner notes and since this is a mid priced disc, we can complain-the music alone is worth more than the reasonable price.
F. Istvan | Hungary | 03/21/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"It is nice to hear some easy musics (like Lehar and Kalman operettas) -beside the calssical songs- form the incredible sensitive singer, like Pilar Lorengar was.It is a pitty that her publicity never raised her among the great singers of her time.
Highly reccomend to everybody."