2 CD / Music & Arts / 2006-12-01Works: Recorded Sound: Applause; Ambiance; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"; Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93; Ah, Perfido!, Op. 65
Performers: Brouwenstijn, Gre; Vocals], Ernst Haefliger [Tenor; Wilbrink, Hans
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: Amsterdam Toonkunst Chorus; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
This Beethoven 9th was originally released by Music & Arts 1986 and was newly re-mastered in 2006; the 8th, taken from the same concert, has...continue...
13 CD / Music & Arts / 2002-05-01Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung
Performers: Brouwenstijn, Gre; Greindl, Josef; Herwig, Alfons; Hollweg, Ilse; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Ilosvay, Maria von; Kamps, Luise Charlotte; Kuen, Paul; Lammers, Gerda; Lenchner, Paula; Madeira, Jea...
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Chorus; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Writes critic William H. Youngren in his liner notes: When I reflect on what was unique about Knappertsbusch's work, Wagner's tempo direction `Lebhaft, doch gewichtig'...continue...