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try the German Radio Archives. Address:
60620 Frankfurt a.M.
and ask there if there is an archive production in their holdings.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Cox" <doncox@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 12:15 AM
Subject: Re: arsclist Wranitzky's Oberon
> On 17-May-01, Dr. Steven Jan wrote:
> > Dear List Members,
> > I wonder if anyone might be able to help me with a query. I'm trying
> > to determine if a recording has ever been made of the opera Oberon,
> > König der Elfen (Oberon, King of the Elves) (1789) by Paul Wranitzky
> > (1756-1808), a contemporary of Mozart.
> > I've tried the London National Sound Archive and they cannot trace any
> > recordings of the work. It's a long shot, but does anyone know of a
> > recording, or can anyone suggest where I might try looking next?
> A live recording was broacast on BBC Radio 3 some time in the early 1980s.
> IIRC it was from a performance given at a music festival in Germany.
> I taped about 30 minutes of it, but the tape was lost in a burglary some
> years ago. Very likely the original tape will still exist either at the
> BBC or some other radio station.
> I've always remembered that broadcast as the opera was highly enjoyable.
> Please let me know if you find a recording.
> Don Cox
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