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Jan Dahmen (violin), Max Zimolong (horn), Margarete Teschemacher (soprano), Elisabeth Höngen (alto), Torsten Ralf (tenor), Josef Herrmann (baritone), Chor der Staatsoper Dresden (chorus), Max Strub (violin), Walter Gieseking (piano), Lubka Kolessa (piano), Edwin Fischer (piano), Wilhelm Backhaus (piano),...
There are magnificent performances here, especially of Wagner (Act III of Die Meistersinger is particularly wonderful). It’s fascinating, too, to hear how different, and more characterful, the... — More…
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Grace Bumbry (mezzo), Jess Thomas (tenor), George London (bass)
Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Karl Bohm
In the firm momentum, sleek moulding and Classically wind-heavy balancing of the inner movements may be detected the ghostly hand of Richard Strauss upon his friend’s shoulder. In the second... — More…
Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, Karl Böhm
Nikita Magaloff (piano)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Böhm
Edition Karl Böhm Volume 7
Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester, Karl Böhm
The Backhaus touch proves quite magical--he plays his own dynamic cadenza in the last movement--sparkling in its counterpoint and thunderous in its cascading runs. The famed Backhaus consistency... — More…
Regina Resnik (Klytämnestra), Birgit Nilsson (Elektra), Leonie Rysanek (Chrysothemis), Wolfgang Windgassen (Aegisth), Eberhard Waechter (Orest), Fredrick Guthrie (Der Pfleger der Orest), Margareta Sjöstedt (Vertraute), Margarita Lilova (Schleppträgerin), Gerhard Unger (Junger Diener), Herbert Lackner...
[Nilsson] is achingly tender in the recognition scene with Orestes, vividly obsequious as she lures Aegisthus to his death and tireless in her final, fatal dance...like Nilsson, [Resnik] really... — More…