I listened to Humperdinck's opera Konigskinder. It was not a bad piece but is easily overshadowed by many other Romantic operas from the mid to late 19 century.
Humperdinck is another one of those names who don't get much of a mention.
Do you think he is underrated?
It was a day for "light"... melody-laden opera/operettas:
Richard Tauber was a singer of incredible natural fluidity... perfectly suited for Viennese operettas... which is what he was most known for. I have the marvelous Dutton recording of his songs/arias from Lehár. This disc featured less...