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Ultimate Wagner - Essential Masterpieces
Ultimate Wagner - Essential Masterpieces

5 CD / Decca / 2008-08-26

Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung; Tristan und Isolde; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Parsifal
Performers: Adam, Theo; Bode, Hannelore; Browner, Alison; Burmeister, Annelies; Cervena, Sona; Cox, Jean; Dene, Jozsef; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Esser, Hermin; Estes, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Greindl, Jos...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Solti, Sir Georg; Varviso, Silvio; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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DEC B001158702
Wagner: Lohengrin / Kubelik, King, Janowitz, Jones, et al
Wagner: Lohengrin / Kubelik, King, Janowitz, Jones, et al

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2008-08-26

Works: Richard Wagner: Lohengrin
Performers: Brokmeier, Willi; Grumbach, Raimund; Janowitz, Gundula [Soprano vocals]; Jones, Gwyneth, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; King, James [Vocals]; Kogel, Richard; Lenz, Friedrich; Nienstedt, Gerd; Ridderbusch, Kar...
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
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Wagner: The Great Operas from the Bayreuth Festival / Sawallisch, Nilsson, Rysanek, Silja, et al
Wagner: The Great Operas from the Bayreuth Festival / Sawallisch, Nilsson, Rysanek, Silja, et al

33 CD / Decca / 2008-06-17

Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; Tristan und Isolde; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung; Parsif...
Performers: Adam, Theo; Appel, Wolfgang; Bauer, Hartmut; Bode, Hannelore; Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Browner, Alison; Bumbry, Grace; Burmeister, Annelies; Cervena, Sona; Cox, Jean; Crass, Franz; Dene, Jozsef; Der...
Conductors: Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Böhm, Karl; Varviso, Silvio; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

A special, limited edition 33-CD box set containing all of Wagner's operas from 'The Flying Dutchman' (1841) to his final masterpiece 'Parsifal' (1882) in performances...continue...
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Bizet: Carmen
Bizet: Carmen

2 CD / Orfeo / 2008-02-26

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera
Performers: Bunger, Reid; Czerwenka, Oskar; Dickie, Murray; King, James [Vocals]; Kunz, Erich; Lilowa, Margarita; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Pilou, Jeannette; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Wachter, E...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin

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In this 1966 live recording conductor Lorin Maazel adopts some rather extreme tempi, for instance rather stately in the introduction to the...continue...
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The World's Most Romantic Operas / Gavazzeni, Ozawa, et al [14 CDs]
The World's Most Romantic Operas / Gavazzeni, Ozawa, et al [14 CDs]

14 CD / Bravissimo / 2007-10-16

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo; Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72; Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Jules Massenet: Manon; Giacomo Puccini: La bohè...
Performers: Adani, Mariella; Bastianini, Ettore; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bruscantini, Sesto; Calabrese, Franco; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Cava, Carlo; Corelli, Franco; Crass, Franz; Farina, Ida; Filici, Mario di; F...
Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji; Böhm, Karl; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Verchi, Nino; Maag, Peter; Schippers, Thomas; Matacic, Lovro von

Seven complete operas from the romantic repertoire—great live opera recordings at budget price in one space-saving set! Exciting live recordings taped 1967–1973 of the greatest...continue...
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BRV 9807
German Opera Masterworks - Bethoven: Fidelio, etc [14 CDs]
German Opera Masterworks - Bethoven: Fidelio, etc [14 CDs]

14 CD / Bravissimo / 2007-10-16

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384; Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72; Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz, J 277; ...
Performers: Alsen, Herbert; Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Brendel, Wolfgang; Carral, Dora; Chiappi, Mario; Cotrubas, Ileana; Crass, Franz; Czerwenka, Oskar; Dermota, Anton [Tenor Vocals]; Donch, Karl; Dunn, Mignon; ...
Conductors: Moralt, Rudolf; Böhm, Karl; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Prêtre, Georges

Exciting live recordings taped 1945–1972 featuring the greatest operas from Mozart to Strauss. It was Mozart who first established a viable, lasting school of German...continue...
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BRV 9804
Ultimate Opera - The Essential Masterpieces
Ultimate Opera - The Essential Masterpieces

5 CD / Decca / 2007-06-12

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Tosca; La bohème; Madama Butterfly; Turandot; La Rondine; La Fanciulla del West; Manon Lescaut; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; La tr...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Bacquier, Gabriel; Bastianini, Ettore; Berbie, Jane; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Borthayre, Jean; Braun, Victor; Bumbry, Gra...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Lewis, Henry; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Maazel, Lorin; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Bernet, Dietfried; Solti, Sir Georg; Patanè, Giuseppe; Serafin, Tullio; Downes, Edward; Gibson,...

"Decca doesn't stint in offering some of its most outstanding performances -- the star-studded list of singers includes Joan Sutherland, Renata Tebaldi, Birgit Nilsson, Marilyn...continue...
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Grand Tier - Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Böhm, Rysanek
Grand Tier - Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Böhm, Rysanek

3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2006-10-10

Works: Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65
Performers: Alvary, Lorenzo; Berry, Walter; Dickie, Murray; Egel, Martin; Haug, Maria; Hesse, Ruth; Kelemen, Zoltan; King, James [Vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Mayr, Ingrid; Rysanek, Leonie; Sc...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl

"Other recordings of 'Die Frau ohne Schatten' have been in and out of the catalogue, some even with similar casts. This version... may be the...continue...
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An introduction to Der Ring des Nibelungen / Cooke, Solti
An introduction to Der Ring des Nibelungen / Cooke, Solti

2 CD / Decca / 2005-09-13

Works: Deryck Cooke: An Introduction to Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen"
Performers: Balsborg, Oda; Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Crespin, Regine; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Flagstad, Kirsten [Sopra...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Famed British Musicologist, Deryck Cooke, offers insightful comentary highlighted with musical examples performed by the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Sir Georg Solti. This...continue...
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Original Masters - The Art of Fritz Wunderlich
Original Masters - The Art of Fritz Wunderlich

7 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2005-09-13

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249; Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244; Magnificat; Cantata no 31 "Der Himmel lacht, die Erde jubilieret" BWV 31; Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248; Wolfgang Amadeu...
Performers: Alarie, Pierrette; Donch, Karl; Fahberg, Antonia; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Giesen, Hubert; Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocal]; Hallstein, I...
Conductors: Couraud, Marcel; Munchinger, Karl; Richter, Karl; Jochum, Eugen; Böhm, Karl; Eichhorn, Kurt; Bartoletti, Bruno; Stein, Horst; Smola, Emmerich; Gerdes, Otto; Kubelik, Rafael; Wenzinger, August; L...
Ensemble: ; Die Spilar-Schrammeln

Fritz Wunderlich was considered the greatest German tenor of the 20th century. This set presents the widest selection ever of his recordings: sacred music, opera...continue...
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DGG B000480702
Grand Tier - Beethoven: Fidelio / Böhm, Ludwig, King, et al
Grand Tier - Beethoven: Fidelio / Böhm, Ludwig, King, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2005-08-09

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Crass, Franz; Grobe, Donald; Hirte, Klaus; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; King, James [Vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Malm, Curt; Mathis, Edith; Wixell, Ingvar
Conductors: Böhm, Karl

"[This is] a terrific bargain and a sparkling representation of Beethoven's great masterwork." - ClassicsToday...continue...
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Beethoven: Fidelio Op 72 / Böhm, Jones, King, et al
Beethoven: Fidelio Op 72 / Böhm, Jones, King, et al

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2005-07-12

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Adam, Theo; Buchner, Eberhard; Crass, Franz; Jones, Gwyneth, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; King, James [Vocals]; Leib, Gunther; Mathis, Edith; Schreier, Peter [Tenor Vocals]; Talvela, Martti
Conductors: Böhm, Karl
Ensemble: Dresden Staatskapelle

"Bohm's conducting is masterful, combining dramatic tension with lyric warmth in ideal proportions... The sound of this recording is excellent." - Met Guide to Recorded...continue...
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DGGI 000459002
Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos
Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos

2 CD / Orfeo / 2004-06-17

Works: Richard Strauss: Ariadne Auf Naxos
Performers: Berry, Walter; Dickie, Murray; Duesing, Dale; Equiluz, Kurt [Tenor Vocal]; Gruberova, Edita; Hiestermann, Horst; King, James [Vocals]; Matic, Peter; Miljakovic, Olivera; Riener, Robert; Schmidt, Trud...
Conductors: Sawallisch, Wolfgang
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ORF 625042
Beethoven: Fidelio / Böhm, Ludwig, Mathis, Hotter, Vienna PO
Beethoven: Fidelio / Böhm, Ludwig, Mathis, Hotter, Vienna PO

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2003-04-08

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Crass, Franz; Grobe, Donald; Hirte, Klaus; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; King, James [Vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Malm, Curt; Mathis, Edith; Wixell, Ingvar
Conductors: Böhm, Karl

Beethoven's only opera is heard here in a miraculous performance with perhaps the best cast and conductor ever captured on disc. An incomparable bargain and...continue...
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ODO 1380
R. Strauss: Daphne / Böhm, Güden, Wunderlich, King
R. Strauss: Daphne / Böhm, Güden, Wunderlich, King

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2003-04-08

Works: Richard Strauss: Daphne, Op 82
Performers: Braun, Hans; Equiluz, Kurt [Tenor Vocal]; Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocal]; King, James [Vocals]; Little, Vera; Mechera, Erika; Proglhoff, Harald; Schoeffler, Paul [Baritone Vocal]; Streich, Rita; Welte...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl
Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra

The complete opera on two CDs. Deutsche Grammophon. 1994....continue...
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Operamania (Box Set)
Operamania (Box Set)

5 CD / MCA Records Imports / 2002-10-29

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot; Madama Butterfly; La bohème; Manon Lescaut; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Tosca; La Rondine; La Fanciulla del West; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; The Pearl Fishers, opera;...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Aragall, Giacomo; Bacquier, Gabriel; Bartoli, Cecilia; Bastianini, Ettore; Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Berbie, Jane; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bjo...
Conductors: Patanè, Franco; Lewis, Henry; Serafin, Tullio; Santi, Nello; Erede, Alberto; Bonynge, Richard; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Chailly, Riccardo; Kertész, István; Varviso, Silvio; Solti, Si...
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MCAI 44120
Beethoven: Fidelio / Bohm, Behrens, Bavarian State Opera
Beethoven: Fidelio / Bohm, Behrens, Bavarian State Opera

2 CD / Orfeo / 2001-07-05

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Behrens, Hildegard; Hillebrand, Nikolaus; King, James [Vocals]; Lenz, Friedrich; McIntyre, Donald; Moll, Kurt; Orth, Norbert; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Wilbrink, Hans
Conductors: Böhm, Karl
Ensemble: Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
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ORF 560012
Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Böhm, King, Rysanek, et al
Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Böhm, King, Rysanek, et al

3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2000-05-16

Works: Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65
Performers: Alvary, Lorenzo; Berry, Walter; Dickie, Murray; Egel, Martin; Haug, Maria; Hesse, Ruth; Kelemen, Zoltan; King, James [Vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Maly, Alexander; Mayr, Ingrid; Ry...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl

Seldom performed because of its daunting staging difficulties, Die Frau ohne Schatten is nevertheless one of Strauss's musically most brilliant and imposing works, and a...continue...
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ODO 1218
Wagner: Die Walküre / Solti, Vienna Philharmonic
Wagner: Die Walküre / Solti, Vienna Philharmonic

4 CD / Decca Imports / 1997-10-14

Works: Richard Wagner: Die Walküre
Performers: Crespin, Regine; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Frick, Gottlob; Hellmann, Claudia; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; King, James [Vocals]; Lindholm, Berit; Lit...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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DECI 455559
Wagner: The Best of the Ring / Böhm, Nilsson, Rysanek, et al
Wagner: The Best of the Ring / Böhm, Nilsson, Rysanek, et al

2 CD / Philips / 1996-04-09

Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung
Performers: Adam, Theo; Burmeister, Annelies; Cervena, Sona; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Esser, Hermin; Greindl, Josef; Hesse, Ruth; Hopf, Gertraud; King, James [Vocals]; Mastilovic, Danica; Neidlinger, Gustav [B...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl
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PHI 4540202
R Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Böhm, Rysanek, Nilsson
R Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Böhm, Rysanek, Nilsson

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1994-09-20

Works: Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65
Performers: Aichberger, Ewald; Alvary, Lorenzo; Arneson, Sally; Berry, Walter; Dickie, Murray; Helm, Hans; Hesse, Ruth; Hintermeier, Margaretha; Jahn, Gertrude; King, James [Vocals]; Nikolova, Milkana; Nilsson, ...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus
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DGGI 445325
Festspieldokumente - Highlights 1955-1974 / Christa Ludwig
Festspieldokumente - Highlights 1955-1974 / Christa Ludwig

1 CD / Orfeo / 1994-07-04

Works: Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, Op 60; Der Rosenkavalier; Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Così fan tutte,...
Performers: Berry, Walter; Crass, Franz; King, James [Vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Mathis, Edith; Panerai, Rolando; Schoeffler, Paul [Baritone Vocal]; Seefried, Irmgard; Troyanos, Tatiana
Conductors: Böhm, Karl
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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