2 CD / Guild / 2006-02-01Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung; Die Walküre; Siegfried
Performers: Habich, Eduard; Janssen, Herbert; Laubenthal, Horst R.; Leider, Frida; Marherr, Elfriede; Melchior, Lauritz [Tenor Vocals]; Nezadal, Maria; Schorr, Friedrich; Thorborg, Kerstin; Vocals], Emanuel List...
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas; Blech, Leo
Ensemble: Berlin State Opera Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Here is an essential release for anyone who loves great Wagnerian singing and the conducting art of Sir Thomas Beecham. By the time of this...continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2005-04-01Works: Spoken Word: Broadcast Commentary; Johannes Brahms: German Requiem, Op. 45
Performers: Chiesa, Vivian Della; Janssen, Herbert
Conductors: Toscanini, Arturo
Ensemble: NBC Symphony Orchestra
Sung in English, it has had previous CD releases from Naxos and Memories, but neither comes close to the sonic splendor of this transfer...Guild's certainly...continue...
2 CD / Guild / 2002-07-01Works: Spoken Word: Radio Broadcast Commentary for Richard Strauss' Elektra; Richard Strauss: Elektra, Op. 58; Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz, J 277; Oberon, opera; Richard Wagner: The Flying Dut...
Performers: Jagel, Frederick; Janssen, Herbert; Tucker, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Varnay, Astrid; Warren, Leonard [Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Mitropoulos, Dimitri; Weigert, Herman
Ensemble: ; New York Philharmonic