Wolfgang Amadé Mozart (1756 - 1791):
Apollo et Hyacinthus/ Bastien und Bastienne

Berlin Classics BC 1010 2 (2 CDs)

CD 1: Apollo et Hyacinthus, Act I, II (57'08)
CD 2: Apollo et Hyacinthus, Act III / Bastien und Bastienne (75'15)

Apollo et Hyacinthus seu Hyacinthi Metamorphosis, KV 38,
Latin interlude in three acts by P. Rufinus Widl (1767)

Oebalus, King of Lacedemonia: John Dickie (tenor)
Melia, his daughter: Venceslava Hruba-Freiberber (soprano)
Hyacinthus, his son: Arno Raunig (sopranista)
Apollo, friend staying with Oebalus: Ralf Popken(countertenor)
Zephyrus, confidant of Hyacinthus: Axel Köhler (countertenor)

Arno Raunig has only one aria:
Saepe terrent Numina (CD 1 [5])
(Hyacinthus does not appear in Act II and dies in the first number of Act 3)

Bastien und Bastienne KV 46b (50) ,
German singspiel [with spoken dialogs] by various authors in one act (1768)

Bastienne, a shepherdess: Dagmar Schellenberger (soprano)
Bastien, her lover: Ralf Eschrig (tenor)
Colas, a supposed magician: René Pape (bass)

Rundfunkchor Leipzig (KV 38 only)[*]

Rundfunk-Symphonie-Orchester Leipzig (on modern instruments),
Wolfang Weber (cello)
Raphael Alpermann (harpsichord)

Direction: Max Pommer

Recording: 1989/90, Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche Leipzig (Germany)

[*]According to the "Neue Mozart-Ausgabe" Nr. 1, "Numen o Latonium", is sung by a choir
and not by the soloist supplemented by two sacrificial priests (tenor and bass)