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with Franz Lechleitner
Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch
…the Götterdämmerung excerpts are most beautifully played with an abundant degree of warmth and a moderate degree of savagery where these qualities are called for […] the beauty of sound … is... — More…
Sena Jurinac (Leonore), Jan Peerce (Florestan), Gustav Neidlinger (Pizarro), Dezsö Ernster (Rocco), Maria Stader (Marzelline), Murray Dickie (Jaquino), Frederick Guthrie (Fernando)
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper & Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Hans Knappertsbusch
this strikes me as one of the noblest recordings ever made. Knappertsbusch is deeply searching; the singers are very fine. — More…
George London (bass-baritone)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch & Sir Georg Solti
his singing compels admiration: a fine firm line, unfailing exactness of intonation and rhythm (how often can that be said of most Wagnerian singers?), exemplary enunciation, intelligent and... — More…
Paul Schöffler (Hans Sachs), Otto Edelmann (Veit Pogner), Hugo Meyer-Welfing (Kunz Vogelgesang), Wilhelm Felden (Konrad Nachtigall), Karl Dönch (Sixtus Beckmesser), Alfred Poell (Fritz Kothner), Erich Majkut (Balthasar Zorn), William Wernigk (Ulrich Eisslinger), Hermann Gallos (Augustin Moser), Harald...
Whichever version you own or plan to acquire, this old Knappertsbusch may be the most authentic for both conducting and singing – as long as you can accept the ageing sound and disregard the... — More…
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Helge Brilioth (Siegmund), Helge Brilioth (Parsifal), Norman Bailey (Amfortas), Grace Hoffmann (Brangäne)
Leif Segerstam, Sir Colin Davis, Hans Knappertsbusch
Even allowing for the fact that these were demonstration records when they first appeared, the sound on this CD is astonishing in its lifelike presence and its warmth. As nobody has surpassed... — More…