1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-11-15Works: Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde; Lohengrin; Parsifal; Die Walküre; Götterdämmerung
Performers: Dilworth, Gordon; Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]; Melchior, Lauritz [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: McArthur, Edwin; Ormandy, Eugene; Lange, Hans
Ensemble: ; Philadelphia Orchestra; San Francisco Opera Orchestra; Victor Symphony Orchestra
These recordings were made when the great Norwegian soprano was in her vocal prime, between 1935 and 1940. Although her voice remained astonishingly well preserved...continue...
1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-06-28Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Die Walküre; Parsifal
Performers: Bundschuh, Eva-Maria; Estes, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Reeh, Heinz
Conductors: Fricke, Heinz
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Berlin
Once a medical student in Iowa, Simon Estes left his studies to attend Julliard and eventually became the first black, male artist to take a...continue...
Recording information: Berlin (04/1984)....continue...
1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-05-31Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Ah, Perfido!, Op. 65; Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz; Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; The Flying Dutchman; Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlo; Il trovatore; La for...
Performers: Brouwenstijn, Gre
Conductors: Otterloo, Willem Van; Moralt, Rudolf
The Dutch soprano Gré Brouwenstijn has long been held in the highest esteem within her own country for the fearless vibrancy of her approach to...continue...