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The descriptive note comes from item 461 in :


 1990

Henderson, Alice H.
Henderson, Donald Gene
Carl Maria von Weber : a guide to research
New York: Garland, 1990, 385 p.

This is what Donald Gene Henderson had to say:

In addition to reviewing the EMI-Angel recording, the reviewer takes the unusual position of defending the librettist Chezy from what is perceived to be male-chauvinist criticism. Defends Chezy's irregular verse forms for giving wings to Weber's muse and heightening Euryanthe's sense of stress. Finds that Chezy's dramatic powers are not so absurd; rather our own inability to suspend disbelief is weak. Reminds us that the improbabilities in the plot, in any case, were mostly instigated by Weber.

© Donald Gene Henderson
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