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Birgit Nilsson sings Great Scenes from Verdi's Aida  / Hoffman; Ottolini; Quilico (24-bit/192 kHz transfer)
Birgit Nilsson sings Great Scenes from Verdi's Aida / Hoffman; Ottolini; Quilico (24-bit/192 kHz transfer)

1 CD / Decca / 2014-08-05

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
Performers: Hoffmann, Grace; Ittilini, Luigi [Tenor Vocal]; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Quilico, Louis
Conductors: Pritchard, John; Davis, Colin
Ensemble: ; Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden

Ten classic recordings of recitals from legends of the golden era, featuring great performances from Jose Carreras, Gérard Souzay, Birgit Nilsson and more, re-released from...continue...
Recording information: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (04/1963); Watford Town Hall, Watford (04/1963); Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (07/07/1971-07/11/1971); Watford Town Hall, Watford (07/07/1...continue...
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Music of Steel: Heroic Themes from the Movies by John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard, James Horner
Music of Steel: Heroic Themes from the Movies by John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard, James Horner

1 CD / Decca / 2013-07-09

Works: John Williams: Superman; Star Wars; Raiders of the Lost Ark; Gioachino Rossini: William Tell, Overture; Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30; Richard Wagner: Die Walküre; Maurice Jar...
Performers: Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Hellmann, Claudia; Lindholm, Berit; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Schlosser, Vera; Tyler, Marilyn; Watts, Helen [Contralto V...
Conductors: Williams, John; Chailly, Riccardo; Solti, Georg; Black, Stanley; Dorati, Antal; Marriner, Sir Neville; Greenaway, Gavin
Ensemble: ; Boston Pops Orchestra

A compilation of heroic themes from some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, old and new. You will be transported through space, on horseback, in the jungle...continue...
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Opera 2012
Opera 2012

2 CD / Decca / 2012-05-08

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro; Don Giovanni; Così fan tutte, K 588; Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Giuseppe Verdi: Il trovatore; Rigoletto; La traviata; Nabucco; V...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bocelli, Andrea; Braun, Victor; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jos...
Conductors: Ono, Kazushi; Mehta, Zubin; Luisi, Fabio; Pappano, Antonio; Antonini, Giovanni; Armiliato, Marco; Abbado, Roberto; Solti, Georg; Wellber, Omer Meir; Bonynge, Richard; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Calle...

This magnificent collection features the greatest starts of opera including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Florez, Cecilia Bartolia, Andrea Bocelli and many...continue...
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Opera Album 2011
Opera Album 2011

2 CD / Decca / 2011-06-14

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Les Pêcheurs de perles; Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Turandot; La rondine; George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo; Serse; Ruggero Leoncava...
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Berbié, Jane; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bocelli, Andrea; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, José [T...
Conductors: Wordsworth, Barry; Noseda, Gianandrea; Mehta, Zubin; Hogwood, Christopher; Pappano, Antonio; Solti, Georg; Bonynge, Richard; Santi, Nello; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Norrington, Roger; Stapleton, Robin; Abb...

This magnificent collection features the some of the greatest opera stars of all time: Cecilia Bartoli, Anna Netrebko, Bryn Terfel, Renée Fleming, Andrea Bocelli Luciano...continue...

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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, József; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Esser, Hermin; Estes, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Grein...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Solti, Georg; Varviso, Silvio; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic 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; Böhme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Bauer, Hartmut; Bode, Hannelore; Browner, Alison; Bumbry, Grace; Burmeister, Annelies; Cervena, Sona; Cox, Jean; Crass, Franz; Dene, J&oacu...
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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The # 1 Opera Album Vol 2 / Bartoli, Pavarotti, Price, et al
The # 1 Opera Album Vol 2 / Bartoli, Pavarotti, Price, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2007-10-09

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Aida, opera; I vespri siciliani; Il Trovatore; La traviata; Luisa Miller; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; La Rondine; Madama Butterfly; Manon Lescaut; Wolfgang Am...
Performers: Bär, Olaf; Bartoli, Cecilia; Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Caba...
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Solti, Georg; Karajan, Herbert v.; Leinsdorf, Erich; Östman, Arnold; Marriner, Sir Neville; Böhm, Karl; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Bonynge, Richard; V...

The #1 Opera Album II features the best-loved and most popular arias sung by an all-time roster of the greatest opera stars - including tracks...continue...
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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; Berbié, Jane; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Borthayre, Jean; Braun, Victor;...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Lewis, Henry; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Maazel, Lorin; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Bernet, Dietfried; Solti, Georg; Patanè, Giuseppe; Serafin, Tullio; Downes, Edward; Gibson, A...

"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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The Originals - J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus / Karajan, Kmentt
The Originals - J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus / Karajan, Kmentt

2 CD / Decca / 2007-05-08

Works: Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus; Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow; Das Land des Lächelns (The Land of Smiles), operetta in 3 acts (revision of "Die gelbe Jacke"); Benedetto Ferrari: Domino;...
Performers: Bastianini, Ettore; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Berry, Walter; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Corena, Fernando; Del Monaco, Mario; Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocal]; Kmentt, Waldemar; Ko...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

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The most luxuriantly Viennese of all Fledermice, with Karajan and the Philharmonic at their most effervescent and a delectable Staatsoper cast, plus a...continue...
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The Originals - R. Strauss: Elektra / Solti, Nilsson, Resnik
The Originals - R. Strauss: Elektra / Solti, Nilsson, Resnik

2 CD / Decca / 2007-05-08

Works: Richard Strauss: Elektra, Op. 58
Performers: Collier, Marie; Cook, Jane; Franc, Tugomir; Heppe, Leo; Lehane, Maureen; Lilowa, Margarita; Minton, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Resnik, Regina; Sjostedt, Margaret; Stolz...
Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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A classic superbly remastered, with Nilsson's searing anti-heroine and Solti building almost unbearable tension. Includes Resnik's raddled Klytaemnestra, Krause's heroic O...continue...
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Strauss: Salome / Solti, Nilsson, Vienna Philharmonic
Strauss: Salome / Solti, Nilsson, Vienna Philharmonic

2 CD / Decca / 2006-06-13

Works: Richard Strauss: Salome, Op. 54
Performers: Douglas, Nigel; Equiluz, Kurt [Tenor Vocal]; Gestner, Aron; Hoffmann, Grace; Holecek, Heinz; Kirschbichler, Theodor; Kmentt, Waldemar; Kosnowski, Zenon; Krause, Tom; Kuen, Paul; Maikl, Liselotte; Nil...
Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

"...Nilsson's account of the title role remains another towering monument to her tireless singing." -Gramophone...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: Böhme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Balsborg, Oda; Crespin, Régine; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Flagstad, Kir...
Conductors: Solti, 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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Puccini: Tosca / Maazel, Nilsson, Corelli, Fischer-Dieskau
Puccini: Tosca / Maazel, Nilsson, Corelli, Fischer-Dieskau

2 CD / Decca / 1999-03-09

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
Performers: Arbace, Libero; Corelli, Franco; de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vocal]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Mantovani, Dino; Mariotti, Alfredo; Nilsson, Birgit [Sopran...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
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The Ultimate Divas Album
The Ultimate Divas Album

1 CD / Decca / 1998-09-15

Works: Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella); L' italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers), opera; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Otello; Alfredo Catalani: La Wally; Umberto Giordano: Andrea C...
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]; Fleming, Renee; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gheorghiu, Angela; Horn...
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo; Lewis, Henry; Solti, Georg; Cleva, Fausto; Previtali, Fernando; Karajan, Herbert v.; Bonynge, Richard; Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; National Orchestra Monte Carlo; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra...
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The Ultimate Puccini Collection / Pavarotti, Carreras, et al
The Ultimate Puccini Collection / Pavarotti, Carreras, et al

1 CD / Decca / 1998-06-09

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Manon Lescaut; La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; La Rondine; La Fanciulla del West
Performers: Bastianini, Ettore; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Cesari, Renato; Corelli, Franco; Corena, Fernando; Crespin, Reg...
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin; Barlow, Stephen; Chailly, Riccardo; Serafin, Tullio; Maazel, Lorin; Downes, Edward; Patanè, Giuseppe; Karajan, Herbert von; Erede, Alberto; Mauceri, John
Ensemble: ; Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra; John Alldis Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Santa ...
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Puccini Gala - Famous Arias / Caballé, Carreras, et al
Puccini Gala - Famous Arias / Caballé, Carreras, et al

1 CD / Decca / 1998-05-12

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; La Fanciulla del West; Madama Butterfly; La Rondine; Manon Lescaut; Suor Angelica; Tosca; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot
Performers: Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Chiara, Maria; Corelli, Franco; de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vocal]; Francesco, Pier; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai ...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Santi, Nello; Varviso, Silvio; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Chailly, Riccardo; Maazel, Lorin; Gardelli, Lamberto; Mehta, Zubin
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Wagner: Gotterdammerung / Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gottlob Frick / Christa Ludwig and Dame Gwyneth Jones
Wagner: Gotterdammerung / Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gottlob Frick / Christa Ludwig and Dame Gwyneth Jones

4 CD / Decca / 1997-10-14

Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Frick, Gottlob; Guy, Maureen; Hoffmann, Grace; Jones, Gwyneth, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Neidlinger, Gustav [Baritone Vo...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg; Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

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Götterdämmerung has moments of unprecedented savagery, even by Wagnerian standards, and the only conductor to get them brutally right is Solti. In Birgit...continue...
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