V1715. SIEGMUND LIEBAN: Songs by Lincke, Rothstein, Ward, Radecke & Josef Straus; Arias & Duets (w.Lieban-Gross & Gertrud Runge) from Frau Luna, Der Bettelstudent, Nakiris Hochzeit, König Aqua, Venus auf Erden, Der Waffenschmied, Die Fledermaus, Neuestes! Aller neuestes!!, Zar und Zimmermann & Pagliacci. (Germany) Truesound Transfers 3020, recorded 1901-06. Transfers by Christian Zwarg.
“[Truesound] transfers have been an absolute revelation to me….Amazingly, Christian Zwarg has managed to unlock the sound of these recordings in such a way as to present [voices] such as I have never heard before. Here the sound has a sheen and glow which is quite beautiful. It is as if an old masterpiece painting has been cleaned and restored, allowing rays of brilliant light to emerge….”
- Davyd Booth, THE RECORD COLLECTOR, 2012