9 CD / Music & Arts / 2004-08-01Works: Maurice Ravel: Concerto for Piano in G major; Boléro; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92; Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93; Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"; Symp...
Performers: Bobesco, Lola; Höffgen, Marga [Contralto Vocals]; Haas, Monique; Lorengar, Pilar [Lyric soprano]; Traxel, Josef; Wiener, Otto
Conductors: Horenstein, Jascha
Ensemble: ORTF National Orchestra
This compilation presents Horenstein conducting music which shows his unusual breadth of repertoire, music of composers whom we do not normally associate with him, but...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...