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Kalitzke Die Besessenen

Klangforem Wien with singers

NEOS 11203

An complicated and ugly "modernist sounding" historical fourth opera by Johannes Kalitzke (b 1959) which is inaccessible except for German speaking collectors.

The lavish production looks OK but is fatally flawed because the translated versions are entirely separated in the 80 page booklet, so that the only way to follow the drama would be to rip out the pages in one's own language with a razor...

Why have some record companies not grasped the essential need for translations to be printed in parallel with the originals?

Peter Grahame Woolf

q.v. Insert Booklets