Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hänsel und Gretel: Orchestra. Overture
Engelbert Humperdinck 8:40
2 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 1: "Suse, liebe Suse, was raschelt im Stroh?" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:45
3 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 1: "So recht! und willst du nun nicht mehr klagen" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:59
4 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 1: "Brderchen, komm tanz' mit mir - Tanzduett" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:38
5 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 2: "Holla! ... Himmel! Die Mutter!" (Mutter, Hänsel, Gretel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:43
6 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 2: "Marsch! Fort in den Wald!" (Mutter)
Engelbert Humperdinck 2:29
7 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 3: "Ral la la la, ral la la la, Heissa Mutter, ich bin da!" (Vater)
Engelbert Humperdinck 2:25
8 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 3: "Ho ho! Wer spek-spektakelt mir da im Haus..." (Mutter, Vater)
Engelbert Humperdinck 4:39
9 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 3: "Doch halt, wo bleiben die Kinder?" (Mutter, Vater)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:43
10 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 3: "Wenn sie sich verirrten im Walde dort" (Mutter, Vater)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:28
11 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 3: "Eine Hex', steinalt haust tief im Wald" (Mutter, Vater)
Engelbert Humperdinck 2:35
12 Hänsel und Gretel, Act One, Scene 3: "Vorspiel: "Der Hexenritt
Engelbert Humperdinck 4:25
13 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Two, Scene 1: "Ein Mnnlein steht im Walde" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:32
14 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Two, Scene 1: "Mein Erbelkrbchen ist voll bis oben!" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 4:49
15 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Two, Scene 1: "Gretel, ich weiss nicht den Weg nicht mehr!" (Hänsel, Gretel, Echo)
Engelbert Humperdinck 4:44
16 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Two, Scene 2: "Der kleine Sandman bin ich,st! - Lied des Sandmanns" (Sandmann, Hänsel, Gretel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:21
17 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Two, Scene 2: "Abends, will ich schlafen gehn" (Hänsel, Gretel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:39
18 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Two, Scene 3: Orchestra. Traumpantomime
Engelbert Humperdinck 5:46
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Two, Scene 3: Orchester. Vorspiel
Engelbert Humperdinck 2:48
2 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 1: "Der kleine Taumann heiss'ich" (Taumann)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:40
3 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 1: "Wo bin ich? Wach'ich?" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 5:52
4 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 2: "Bleib' stehn!" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 0:37
5 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 2: "Wie duftet's von dorten" (Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:51
6 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 3: "Knusper knusper Knuschen" (Stimme aus dem Haus, Hänsel, Gretel, Kinder)
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:33
7 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 3: "Ich bin Rosina Leckermaul" (Hexe, Hänsel, Gretel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 4:20
8 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 3: "Halt! Hokus pokus, Hexenschuss! - Fluch der Hexe" (Hexe)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:24
9 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 3: "Nun Gretel, sei vernnftig und nett" (Hexe, Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 5:17
10 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 3: "Hurr hopp hopp hopp" (Hexe)
Engelbert Humperdinck 1:45
11 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 3: "Auf' wach' auf, mein Jngelchen" (Hexe, Gretel, Hänsel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 4:13
12 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 3: "Juchhei! Nun ist die Hexe tot - Knusperwalzer" (Hänsel, Gretel)
Engelbert Humperdinck 2:46
13 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Scene 4: "Erlst, befreit, fr alle Zeit!" (Kinder, Gretel, Hänsel, Vater)
Engelbert Humperdinck 4:14
14 Hänsel und Gretel, Act Three, Final Scene: "Vater! Mutter!" (Hänsel, Gretel, Mutter, Vater, Alle)
Engelbert Humperdinck 2:15

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Joachim Schmeisser (track 17)
balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–18)
baritone vocals [Vater/Peter]:
Josef Metternich (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 7–11)
composer:
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (tracks 1–18)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–18)
librettist:
Adelheid Wette (German lyricist) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7, 9–10, 13, 15–17)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Hänsel]:
Elisabeth Grümmer (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 2–5, 13–17)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Mutter/Gertrud]:
Maria von Ilosvay (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 5–6, 8–11)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–18)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–18)
soprano vocals [Gretel]:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 2–5, 13–17)
soprano vocals [Sandmann]:
Anny Felbermayer (soprano) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 16)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–18)
is the basis for:
Evening Prayer (english setting of "Abends, will ich schlafen gehn" (Abendsegen) from "Hänsel und Gretel") (track 17)
part of:
Hänsel und Gretel (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 9–10, 12–13, 15–18)
recording of:
Hänsel und Gretel: Act Two, Scene 3: Traumpantomime (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 18)
Hänsel und Gretel: Overture (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 1)

CD 2

balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–14)
baritone vocals [Vater/Peter]:
Josef Metternich (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 13–14)
choir vocals:
Bancroft's School Choir (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 14)
Loughton High School for Girls (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 14)
choir vocals [Kinder]:
Bancroft's School Choir (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 6, 13)
Loughton High School for Girls (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 6, 13)
composer:
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (tracks 1–14)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–14)
librettist:
Adelheid Wette (German lyricist) (tracks 2–4, 6, 8, 11–13)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Hexe]:
Else Schürhoff (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 7–11)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Hänsel]:
Elisabeth Grümmer (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 3–7, 9, 11–14)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Mutter/Gertrud]:
Maria von Ilosvay (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 14)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–14)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–14)
soprano vocals [Gretel]:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 3–7, 9, 11–14)
soprano vocals [Taumann]:
Anny Felbermayer (soprano) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 2)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (tracks 1–14)
part of:
Hänsel und Gretel (tracks 1–4, 6, 8, 11–13)
recording of:
Hänsel und Gretel: Act Two, Scene 3: Vorspiel (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 1)

Release

part of: Great Recordings of the Century (EMI Classics)
ASIN: JP: B00005GJV1 [info]