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Historical Recordings - up to 30% off

Until 20th April 2020, we're offering up to 30% off over 3,500 historical recordings across a wide range of labels (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).

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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…

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CD

($12.75) $9.50

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Franz Crass (Holländer), Josef Greindl (Daland), Anja Silja (Senta), Fritz Uhl (Erik), Res Fischer (Mary), Georg Paskuda (Steuermann)

Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Wolfgang Sawallisch

2 CDs

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George London (Dutchman), Josef Greindl (Daland), Leonie Rysanek (Senta), Fritz Uhl (Erik), Res Fischer (Mary), Georg Paskuda (Steuermann)

Bayreuther Festspiele, Wolfgang Sawallisch

A blistering mono performance live from Bayreuth. Wolfgang Sawallisch takes no musical prisoners as Leonie Rysanek tears through Senta, all but incinerating George London’s Dutchman. More…

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2 CDs

($21.50) $16.00

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Ludwig Weber (Daland), Astrid Varnay (Senta), Wolfgang Windgassen (Erik), Elisabeth Schärtel (Mary), Josef Traxel (Der Steuermann) & Hermann Uhde (Der Holländer)

Chorus & Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival, Hans Knappertsbusch

Maestro Knappertsbusch is on the concentrated form of his 1951 Munich Tristan. …all is steely strength, realised through dynamic sensitivity and spacious tempi… Any suspicion that Astrid Varnay…... 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…

4 CDs

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($32.25) $24.25

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Sigismund Pilinszky (Tannhäuser), Maria Müller (Elisabeth), Herbert Janssen (Wolfram), Ruth Jost-Arden (Venus), Ivar Andresen (Hermann)

Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Karl Elmendorff

2 CDs

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Jon Vickers (Parsifal), Hans Hotter (Gurnemanz), Thomas Stewart (Amfortas), Gustav Neidlinger (Klingsor), Barbro Ericson (Kundry), Heinz Hagenau (Titurel), Anja Silja, Dorothea Siebert, Liselotte Rebmann, Rita Bartos, Else-Margrete Gardelli, Sylvia Lindenstrand (flower maidens) & Ruth Hesse (voice...

The (to date) 11 released recordings of Hans Knappertsbusch's Parsifal performances at Bayreuth between 1951 and 1964 constitute a unique record of one conductor's work on a favoured score in... More…

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4 CDs

($43.25) $32.50

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf & Otto Edelmann

Festspielorchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Wilhelm Furtwängler

CD

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Ingeborg Holmgren, Anny Helm, Minnie Ruske-Leopold, Hilde Sinnek, Maria Nezadel, Charlotte Muller, Gotthelf Pistor, Ludwig Hofmann, Cornelius Bronsgeest, Fritz Wolff, Alexander Kipnis

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin State Opera Orchestra, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Bayreuth Festival...

2 CDs

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This release includes a digital booklet