V1964. MIA WERBER & AENNIE DIRKENS: Operetta Excerpts from THE GEISHA (Sidney Jones), DAS SÜSSE MÄDEL (Heinrich Reinhardt), DER VOGELHÄNDLER (Carl Zeller), DIE DOLLARPRINZESSIN (Leo Fall), LES HIRONDELLES (Henri L. Hirschmann as "Henri Herblay"), DER RASTELBINDER (Franz Lehár), THE BELLE OF NEW YORK (Gustave A. Kerker), DER OPERNBALL (Richard Heuberger), EVA (Franz Lehár), DIE GESCHIEDENE FRAU (Leo Fall) & DIE FLEDERMAUS (Johann Straus II). (Germany) Truesound Transfers 3075, recorded 1900-11. 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