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Recorded live in the Royal Festival Hall, 1955 & 1956

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

[In] Karajan’s supple, seductive version of Ravel’s Rhapsodie espagnole, the Philharmonia strings ideally responsive. A lean, driven Tchaikovsky 4 is phenomenally exciting; opening with a really... More…

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Royal Festival Hall, London, 6 April 1962

Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

These mono tapes from the Music Preserved collection held at the University of York still fizz with the excitement of that evening 50 years on, the last movement of Mozart's "Jupiter" breathtaking... More…

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Live Recordings 1957

Géza Anda (piano), Gerty Herzog (piano), Lisa Della Casa & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Wiener Singverein, Berliner Philharmoniker & Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

4 CDs

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano) & Hans Hotter (baritone)

Choral Society of the Friends of Music, Vienna & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

The intonation of some members of the Singverein occasionally wavers — there was no heating in the hall and some probably had not seen a decent meal for a week — but Karajan and Legge were endlessly... More…

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Paul Schoeffler, Otto Edelmann, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Hans Hopf, Erich Kunz

Bayreuth Festival Chorus & Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

...the cast centres around the nobel Hans Sachs of Paul Schoeffler in one of his very finest recordings, opposite the totally enchanting Eva of Hilde Gueden...Knappertsbusch's direction is spacious... More…

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All tracks recorded between 6th and 17th September, 1943 in the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam, Herbert von Karajan

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Dennis Brain (horn), Colin Horsley (piano), Manoug Parikian (violin), Neill Sanders (horn), Dennis Brain Ensemble, Gerald Moore (piano), Denis Matthews (piano)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble, Morley College Symphony Orchestra, London Baroque Ensemble, Herbert von Karajan,...

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Wolfgang Schneiderhan (violin)

Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

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Elisabeth Grümmer, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Josef Metternich, Maria von Ilosvay, Else Schürhoff, Anny Felbermayer

Loughton High School for Girls Choir, Bancroft’s School Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

The EMI CD transfer has opened up the mono sound, putting air round the voices and instruments, giving presence. Where the earlier transfer of this set sounded disappointingly flat, this one... More…

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Dennis Brain (horn), Walter Gieseking (piano), Philharmonia Wind Ensemble: Sidney Sutcliffe (oboe), Bernard Walton (clarinet), Dennis Brain (horn) & Cecil James (bassoon)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

self-recommending. Boyd Neel once said that Dennis was the finest Mozart player on any instrument. More…

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