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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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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf & Otto Edelmann

Festspielorchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Wilhelm Furtwängler

CD

($12.75) $9.50

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Elisabeth Höngen (mezzo-soprano), Hans Hopf (tenor) & Otto Edelmann (bass)

Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler

Wilhelm Furtwängler's 1951 recording from the reopening of the Bayreuth Festival takes several minutes to reach full dramatic impetus, but after that it never flags for a moment. More…

CD

($7.00) $6.25

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Elisabeth Hongen (contralto), Tilla Briem (soprano), Peter Anders (tenor), Rudolf Watzke (bass)

Bruno Kittel Choir, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwangler

CD

($12.50) $10.00

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This release includes a digital booklet

Ferdinand Frantz (Wotan), Elisabeth Höngen (Fricka), Julius Pölzer (Loge), Adolf Vogel (Alberich), Ilona Steingruber (Freia), William Wernigk (Mime), Rosette Anday (Erda), Marjan Rus (Fasolt), Herbert Alsen (Fafner)

Wiener Symphoniker, Rudolf Moralt

2 CDs

($12.00) $9.50

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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…

19 CDs

($63.75) $44.50

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Hilde Güden, Elisabeth Höngen, Erich Majkut & Gottlob Frick

Vienna State Opera Chorus & VPO, Bruno Walter

CD

($12.75) $9.50

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The Best of the World War II Legacy

Tilla Briem (soprano), Elisabeth Höngen (contralto), Peter Anders (tenor), Rudolf Watzke (bass)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Philharmonic Choir, Wilhelm Furtwängler

Separating these performances from the circumstances in which they took place may be impossible – the booklet includes a photographs of Furtwängler conducting in Berlin, with Hitler and Goebbels... More…

4 CDs

($37.50) $29.25

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This release includes a digital booklet

Hans Hopf (Emperor), Leonie Rysanek (Empress), Ludwig Weber (Barak, the Dyer), Christel Goltz (Dyer's Wife), Elisabeth Höngen (Nurse), Kurt Böhme (Spirit-Messenger), Karl Terkal (Apparition of a Youth) & Judith Hellwig (Voice of the Falcon)

Vienna State Opera, Karl Böhm

3 CDs

($32.50) $24.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included

Wiener Philharmoniker, Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien, Herbert von Karajan

CD

($7.75) $6.50

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Leonie Rysanek (soprano), George London, Lotte Rysanek, Christa Ludwig (Octavian) & Hilda de Groote (Sophie)

Josef Krips & Karl Böhm

2 CDs

($21.50) $16.25

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No digital booklet included