Eloquence - up to 35% off
In celebration of their twentieth anniversary later this year, we're offering up to 35% off all Eloquence CDs until 25th March 2019 (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).
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Josef Metternich (Der Holländer), Annelies Kupper (Senta), Wolfgang Windgassen (Erik), Josef Greindl (Daland), Ernst Haefliger (Der Steuermann) & Sieglinde Wagner (Mary)
RIAS Kammerchor & RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester, Ferenc Fricsay
By a fair margin [this set] remains my favourite, with Fricsay at his most electrifying and the team of men quite unbeatable. It is good to have Metternich as the Dutchman, a singer curiously... — More…
Julius Patzak (Gabriel von Eisenstein), Hilde Gueden (Rosalinde), Alfred Poell (Dr. Falke), Wilma Lipp (Adele), Sieglinde Wagner (Prinz Orlofsky), Kurt Preger (Frank), Anton Dermota (Alfred) & August Jaresch (Dr. Blind)
Wiener Staatsopernchor & Wiener Philharmoniker, Clemens Krauss
Clemens Krauss conducts the Vienna Philharmonic with the lightest of touches and fields a sweet toned Rosalinde in Hilde Gueden and a knowing Eisenstein from Patzak. A boxy transfer. — More…
Marianne Schech (The Marschallin), Kurt Böhme (Ochs), Irmgard Seefried (Octavian), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Faninal), Rita Streich (Sophie), Gerhard Unger (Valzacchi) & Sieglinde Wagner (Annina)
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Karl Böhm
Schech is a wonderful Marschallin, verbally acute without tipping over into the overemphasis of Schwarzkopf ... Rita Streich [sings with] marvellous verbal acuity ... Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau... — More…
Helmut Krebs (Evangelist), Gunthild Weber (Angel), Sieglinde Wagner (contralto) & Heinz Rehfuss (Herod)
Berliner Motettenchor, RIAS Kammerchor & Berliner Philharmoniker, Fritz Lehmann (Parts I–IV), Günther Arndt (Parts V–VI)
This is a very successful issue indeed and one that not only communicates the spiritual joy of the Christmas season, but the joy that all felt in taking part in it. — More…