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Subject: Re: Humperdinck's inspiration (long)
From: David Geary <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:David Geary <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 15 Nov 2006 22:48:35 +0100
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> Gretel, for instance appears
> written for a soubrette, but she must sing at times over a full Wagnerian
> orchestra romping in 3/4 time.

Liselotte Losch, whom I studied with for a long time (she was Josef
Metternich's wife) complained about Gretel: "You're jumping around the
stage pretending to be six years old and the orchestra's playing
Goetterdaemmerung!"

David

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