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A German Baritone Sings Mozart's Arias

Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reviews a CD of Olaf Bar's performances of selections from Mozart's operatic oeuvre. Schwartz says Bar's lower range is limited, causing him to growl and bark. It's an affect that might work for a full production, but is distracting in a recital setting.

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Other segments from the episode on May 24, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 24, 1989: Interview with Nadine Gordimer; Review of a CD of Mozart's arias; Interview Boz Scaggs; Review of the home video "Incredible Self Confidence."

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