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Marlene Dietrich: Love Songs

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Defining cabaret for generations to come, Marlene Dietrich recorded these songs between 1930 and 1959. As an established actress, she brought her charming way with a song to the big screen as modern cinema's first sex symbol. From film, she moved on to cabaret, never losing the unique earthy quality in her voice.

The compilation begins with three songs recorded in 1930-31 in Berlin. Her character was decidedly different in those earlier days. Lighter and buoyant, she offered a lyric that emphasized her upper registers. With studio orchestra accompaniments that recall the special quality of “Rhapsody in Blue," ...



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