A Review of the Three CD Opera Release of "Faust"
Disc 3 - Disc 3 starts off powerfully and ominous, almost if a war has broken out. The strings take over playing a melody as a chorus joins in. The strings take off in a fast pace as a male vocalist joins in. The strings accompany him throughout. The mood changes in Disc 3 as the music starts to gain a stately and majestic shroud over it's listener. The end of disc 3 and the end of the opera sets a heavenly type mood. The last track is a fast paced and uplifting track giving a motif of good vs. evil. Two themes contrast at the end of the opera, which goes out in a much more evil essence. The ending is debating the obsession with trying to be saved (Christian ideology). …
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