V1717. OSCAR BRAUN: Songs by Meyer-Helmund & Oscar Braun; Arias & Duets (w.Lieban-Globig, Siegmann-Wolff & Carl Schulz) from Barbe Bleue, La Belle Hélène, Les Cloches de Corneville, Les Hirondelles, Bruder Straubinger, Die Landstreicher, Pfingsten in Florenz, Gasparone, Der Bettelstudent, Der Lustige Krieg, Der Zigeunerbaron, Die Fledermaus, Tausend und eine Nacht & The Mikado. (Germany) Truesound Transfers 3035, recorded 1904-09. 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