Love was a dream (Giuditta). Composer(s) Franz Lehar. Artist(s) Michael Rosewell Alfie Boe - tenor The Orchestra of Scottish Opera. Love was a dream (Giuditta). Alfie recorded Franz Lehár ‘at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall with the respected Orchestra of Scottish Opera and conductor Michael Rosewell, resulting in a delightfully live, cohesive sound.
Alfie recorded Franz Lehár at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall with the respected Orchestra of Scottish Opera and conductor Michael Rosewell, resulting in a delightfully live, cohesive sound. Alfie Boe's incredible voice has won him many awards: a Tony Award for his performance on Broadway, the John McCormack Young Voice Award and the Lyric Tenor of the World Audience Award. He was also the only artist to be nominated in two categories at the 2008 Classical BRIT awards. According to Boe, "I have to say that recording the album & Lehar: Love was a Dream' was the most enjoyable recording sessions I have ever been involved in. The studio was the stage of The Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow. Normally when recording the voice you get separated from the orchestra but in this case I had the opportunity to stand and record my vocal in the middle of the string section.
Album · 2009 · 12 Songs. Farewell, My Love, Farewell. By Franz Lehár, Heinz Reichert & Alfred Maria Willner - Alfie Boe & Scottish Opera Orchestra. 12 Songs, 43 Minutes. Released: 1 Jan 2009.
Alfie Boe - Friederike~Oh Maiden, My Maiden 3:51. Alfie Boe - Land of Smiles~You Are My Heart's Delight 3:31. Alfie Boe - Giuditta~Love Was a Dream 3:57. Alfie Boe - Land of Smiles~Patiently Smiling 4:40. Read full description. See details and exclusions.
Franz Lehár: Love was a Dream. 20 January 2012 - 5:27pm. Submitted by root admin. Listening to his father’s recordings of Richard Tauber singing Lehár was where Alfie Boe’s ambition to perform first began to swell. But Boe is not Richard Tauber, and not really a natural operetta tenor. Tenors tend to regard operetta arias, together with all those soft-grained Neapolitan songs, as grist to their recording mill, but they demand much more than a gift for ringing top notes and lilting the voice in 3/4 time. In any case, Boe is not one of nature’s beefier tenors and his tone is thin in the upper register with some ungainly falsetto.
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All praise to Alfie Boe for his opera work and for not getting trapped in crossover hell. But is singing Leh?r for him? These romantic jewels from the king of European operetta need a voice with a warmer core than Boe’s virile tenor. He struts his stuff well enough, but he’s all steel, and his careful pronunciation of the English translations only underlines the magic lost if the material’s not sung in German. Buxom accompaniments from Michael Rosewell and the Scottish Opera Orchestra, but a slim CD: the running time’s 44 minutes.
|1||Just Believe It's True (Schön Ist Die Welt)|
|2||Vilia (The Merry Widow)|
|3||Girls Were Made To Love And Kiss (Paganini)|
|4||Oh Maiden, My Maiden (Frederica)|
|5||You Are My Heart's Delight (The Land Of Smiles)|
|6||Love Was A Dream (Guidetta)|
|7||Beautiful Italy (Paganini)|
|8||Patiently Smiling (The Land Of Smiles)|
|9||Love Unspoken (The Merry Widow)|
|10||Friends, This Is The Life For Me! (Giudetta)|
|11||Beneath The Window (The Land Of Smiles)|
|12||Farewell, My Love, Farewell (Frasquita)|
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 028947645436
|CKD 346||Alfie Boe||Love Was A Dream Franz Lehar (SACD, Album)||Linn Records||CKD 346||Europe||2009|