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The Art of Christa Ludwig

Album Summary

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 94
>Brahms, Johannes : Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 19
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 46
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (8) for voice & piano, Op. 59
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 107
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (9) for voice & piano, Op. 63
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 105
>Brahms, Johannes : Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84
>Brahms, Johannes : Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, Op. 96 no 1
>Brahms, Johannes : Feldeinsamkeit, Op. 86/2
>Brahms, Johannes : German folk songs (49) for voice & piano, WoO 33
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 106
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (2) for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91
>Brahms, Johannes : Gesänge (2) for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91
>Brahms, Johannes : Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53
>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder und Gesange, vol 1
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder und Gesänge, vol 2
>Mahler, Gustav : Ruckert Lieder (5)
>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
>Schumann, Robert : Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42
>Reger, Max [Composer] : Einen Brief soll ich schreiben, song for voice & piano, Op. 76/8
>Reger, Max [Composer] : Waldeinsamkeit (Solitude in the Woods
>Schubert, Franz : Die Allmacht, D 852
>Schubert, Franz : Fischerweise, D 881
>Schubert, Franz : An die Musik, D 547
>Schubert, Franz : Der Musensohn, D 764/Op. 92 no 1
>Schubert, Franz : Ganymed, D 544/Op. 19 no 3
>Schubert, Franz : Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774
>Schubert, Franz : Ave Maria
>Schubert, Franz : Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300
>Schubert, Franz : Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118
>Schubert, Franz : Fruhlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2
>Schubert, Franz : Der Tod und das Madchen, D 531/Op. 7 no 3
>Schubert, Franz : Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2
>Schubert, Franz : Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen, D 343
>Schubert, Franz : An den Frühling, D 338
>Schubert, Franz : Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965/Op. 129
>Wolf, Hugo : Mörike Lieder
>Wolf, Hugo : Auf einer Wanderung
>Strauss, Richard : Die Nacht, Op. 10 no 3
>Strauss, Richard : Allerseelen, Op. 10 no 8
>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (5), Op. 69
>Ravel, Maurice : Chansons madecasses, song cycle for soprano, flute, cello & piano
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Une flute invisible, song for voice, flute & piano
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne (Do not sing to me, fair maiden), Op. 4/4
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Oh thou, my field, song for voice & piano, Op. 4/5
>Rossini, Gioachino : Sins of Old Age, Book 1 'Album Italiano'
>Wagner, Richard : Wesendonck Lieder
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass
>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde
>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
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Notes & Reviews:

Ludwig's range of repertoire was remarkable, from Bach through Mozart to Brahms, Mahler and Strauss. She was equally at home in German Lieder, French melodies, and the great operatic roles. This set starts with a good selection of Lieder by Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, Mahler, Reger, Wolf and Strauss; continues with a program of French, Russian, and Italian songs; and ends with a representative choice from some of her greatest operatic recordings, not least of which is the incomparable Act Three conclusion to Strauss' 'Rosenkavalier' with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Teresa Stich-Randall.



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>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 94
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Brahms, Johannes : Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1852-1853

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 19 :: Der Schmied, Op. 19/4
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1858-1859

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 46
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1866

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (8) for voice & piano, Op. 59 :: Dein blaues Auge hält so still, Op. 59/8
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1873

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 46
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1864

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 107 :: Das Mädchen spricht, Op. 107/3
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (9) for voice & piano, Op. 63 :: Heimweh II, Op. 63/8
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 105 :: Wie Melodien zeiht es mir leise durch den Sinn, Op. 105/1
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 107 :: Mädchenlied, Op. 107/5
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1882

>Brahms, Johannes : Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, Op. 96 no 1
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (8) for voice & piano, Op. 59 :: Auf dem See, Op. 59/2
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873

>Brahms, Johannes : Feldeinsamkeit, Op. 86/2
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1878

>Brahms, Johannes : German folk songs (49) for voice & piano, WoO 33 :: In stiller Nacht, zur ersten Wacht,
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1894

>Brahms, Johannes : German folk songs (49) for voice & piano, WoO 33 :: Schwesterlein, Schwesterlein, wann gehn wir
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1894

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 105 :: Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer, Op. 105/2
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 106 :: Ständchen, Op. 106/1
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/31/1969-04/03/1969)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (2) for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Herbert Downes (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: Composition written: 1864-84.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1864-1884

>Brahms, Johannes : Gesänge (2) for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Herbert Downes (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: Composition written: 1864-84.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1864-1884

>Brahms, Johannes : Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 12 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1869

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1887-1890

>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder und Gesänge, vol 1
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1880-1887

>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder und Gesänge, vol 1
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1880-1887

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 07/1898

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 01/28/1892

>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder und Gesänge, vol 2
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1887-1890

>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 07/1901

>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 08/1902

>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 04/1892-06/1893

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 02/06/1892

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1957-05/05/1957)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 08/16/1901

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 07/08/1893

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 08/09/1893

>Schumann, Robert : Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/03/1959-05/06/1959)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1840

>Reger, Max [Composer] : Einen Brief soll ich schreiben, song for voice & piano, Op. 76/8
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: Bürgerbraü, Munich, Germany (11/29/1965/12/01/1965)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1903-1904

>Reger, Max [Composer] : Waldeinsamkeit (Solitude in the Woods :: "Gestern abend in der stillen Ruh' "), song for voice & piano
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: Bürgerbraü, Munich, Germany (11/29/1965/12/01/1965)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1903-1904

>Schubert, Franz : Die Allmacht, D 852
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 08/1825

>Schubert, Franz : Fischerweise, D 881
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 03/1826

>Schubert, Franz : An die Musik, D 547
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1817

>Schubert, Franz : Der Musensohn, D 764/Op. 92 no 1
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1822

>Schubert, Franz : Ganymed, D 544/Op. 19 no 3
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 03/1817

>Schubert, Franz : Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1823

>Schubert, Franz : Ave Maria
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1825

>Schubert, Franz : Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1817

>Schubert, Franz : Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 10/19/1814

>Schubert, Franz : Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1820-1822

>Schubert, Franz : Der Tod und das Mädchen, D 531/Op. 7 no 3
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 02/1817

>Schubert, Franz : Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Schubert, Franz : Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen, D 343
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1816

>Schubert, Franz : An den Frühling, D 338
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/28/1961-11/30/1961)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1815

>Schubert, Franz : Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965/Op. 129
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Gervase de Peyer (Clarinet); Christa Ludwig
  • Running Time: 11 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828

>Wolf, Hugo : Mörike Lieder
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 10/09/1888

>Wolf, Hugo : Auf einer Wanderung
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 03/1888

>Strauss, Richard : Die Nacht, Op. 10 no 3
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Strauss, Richard : Allerseelen, Op. 10 no 8
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/11/1957-11/20/1957)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (5), Op. 69
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: Bürgerbraü, Munich, Germany (11/29/1965/12/01/1965)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Ravel, Maurice : Chansons madécasses, song cycle for soprano, flute, cello & piano
  • Performers: Douglas Whittaker (Flute); Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Amaryllis Fleming (Cello); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: Composition written: 1925-26.
  • Running Time: 14 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1925-1926

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Une flûte invisible, song for voice, flute & piano
  • Performers: Douglas Whittaker (Flute); Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne (Do not sing to me, fair maiden), Op. 4/4
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Notes: Composition written: 1890-93.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890-1893

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Oh thou, my field, song for voice & piano, Op. 4/5
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Christa Ludwig
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890-1893

>Rossini, Gioachino : Sins of Old Age, Book 1 'Album Italiano'
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: Bürgerbraü, Munich, Germany (11/29/1965/12/01/1965)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1857-1868

>Wagner, Richard : Wesendonck Lieder
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (03/21/1962-03/23/1962)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1857-1858

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Act 2. E amore un ladroncello
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (09/10/1962-09/18/1962)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare :: Act 1. Es blaut die Nacht
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Horst Stein
  • Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1724

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245 :: no 58. Es ist vollbracht
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Karl Forster
  • Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 04/07/1724

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (01/03/1961-12/28/1961)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass :: Lux aeterna
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (09/16/1963-09/27/1963)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde :: 6. Der Abschied
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (11/07/1966-11/08/1966)
  • Running Time: 29 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1908-1909

>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera :: Act 2. Mira, O Norma
  • Performers: Maria Callas; Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
  • Notes: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy (11/05/1960-11/12/1960)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Act 1. Drauáen am Wall von Sevilla (Seguidilla)
  • Performers: Rudolf Schock (Tenor); Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Horst Stein
  • Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Act 3. Mild und leise wie er lächelt (Isoldes Liebestod)
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (03/21/1962-03/23/1962)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Act 2. In quali eccessi...Mi tradì quall'alma ingrata
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Act 3. Conclusion. Mein Gott, es war nicht mehr als eine
  • Performers: Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Teresa Stich-Randall (Soprano); Christa Ludwig; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (12/10/1956-12/22/1956)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Act 3. Conclusion. Heut oder morgen oder den übernächste
  • Performers: Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Teresa Stich-Randall (Soprano); Christa Ludwig; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (12/10/1956-12/22/1956)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Act 3. Conclusion. Marie Theres'!...Hab' mir's gelobt
  • Performers: Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Teresa Stich-Randall (Soprano); Christa Ludwig; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (12/10/1956-12/22/1956)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Act 3. Conclusion. Ist ein Traum, kann nicht wirklich se
  • Performers: Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Teresa Stich-Randall (Soprano); Christa Ludwig; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (12/10/1956-12/22/1956)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Act 3. Conclusion. Ist ein Traum...Spür' nur dich
  • Performers: Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Teresa Stich-Randall (Soprano); Christa Ludwig; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (12/10/1956-12/22/1956)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1909-1910