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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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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…

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2 CDs

($21.50) $16.25

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No digital booklet included

Brigitte Fassbaender (Octavian), Claire Watson (Marschallin), Karl Ridderbusch (Ochs), Lucia Popp (Sophie), Benno Kusche (Faninal), Annelie Waas (Marianne), David Thaw (Valzacchi), Margarethe Bence (Annina) & Gerhard Unger (Italian singer)

Bavarian State Opera, Carlos Kleiber

This performance from 1973 is notable for its extraordinary textural clarity, in this densest of scores, and its rhythmic vitality. The vocal hero of the occasion is Brigitte Fassbaender as... More…

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3 SACDs

($38.50) $28.75

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Lotte Lehmann (Marschallin), Richard Mayr (Baron Ochs), Maria Olszewska (Octavian), Elisabeth Schumann (Sophie), Viktor Madin (Faninal), Hermann Gallos (Valzacchi), Bella Paalen (Annina), Aenne Michalsky (Marianne Leitmetzerin), Karl Ettl (Polizeikommissar)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert...

The performance remains peerless, with all four principal soloists at their peak More…

2 CDs

($13.00) $9.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Lisa Della Casa, Irmgard Seefried, Nicolai Gedda, Christa Ludwig, Hermann Prey, Leontyne Price, Peter Schreier, Edita Gruberova, Jessye Norman, Edith Mathis, Marjana Lipovsek, Heinz Zednik, Frederica von Stade, Francisco Araiza, Thomas Hampson, Diana Damrau, Michael Volle, Deutsch...

Many favourites feature but there are also comparative rarities to experience and savour...a valuable collection, both artistically and historically. More…

2 CDs

($21.50) $16.25

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Max Lorenz, Margarete Klose, Inge Borkh & Ferdinand Frantz

Hessian Radio Orchestra, Kurt Schroeder

2 CDs

($12.00) $9.50

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Elizabeth Schwarzkopf (Prima Donna/Ariadne), Rita Streich (Zerbinetta), Irmgard Seefried (The Composer), Rudolf Schock (The Tenor/Bacchus), Alfred Neugebauer (Major Domo), Karl Dönch (The Music Teacher) (An Officer) Gerhard Unger (An Officer), Lisa Otto (Naiad), Grace Hoffman (Dryad), Anny Felbermayer...

Karajan's recording may yield top position to Rudolf Kempe's 1968 account, but surely to no other. His feeling for the music, as well as his cast - especially Schwarzkopf's Ariadne, Streich's... More…

2 CDs

($13.00) $9.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Paul Schöffler, Irmgard Seefried & Max Lorenz

Vienna Stateopera, Karl Böhm

2 CDs

($12.00) $9.50

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Maria Reining, Ludwig Weber, Sena Jurinac, Alfred Poell, Hilde Gueden, Judith Hellwig, Peter Klein, Hilde Rössel-Majdan

Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Erich Kleiber

Sena Jurinac is a charming Octavian, strong and sympathetic, and Hilde Gueden a sweetly characterful Sophie, not just a wilting innocent. Ludwig Weber characterises deliciously in a very Viennese... More…

3 CDs

($15.00) $11.25

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Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Countess), Wolfgang Schöne (Count), Eberhard Büchner (Flamand), Franz Grundheber (Olivier), Manfred Jungwirth (La Roche), Trudeliese Schmidt (Clairon), Anton de Ridder (Taupe), Adelina Scarabelli (Italian Singer), Pietro Ballo (Italian Tenor), Lorenz Minth (Haushofmeister)

Wiener...

Tomowa-Sintow sings with poise and tenderness, with the rest of the cast making a strong team. Outstanding is Trudeliese Schmidt as the flamboyant actress Clairon, and Horst Stein is inspired... More…

2 CDs

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Annelies Kupper (Danae), Paul Schöffler (Jupiter), Josef Traxel (Merkur), László Szemere (Pollux), Anny Felbermayer (Xanthe), Joseph Gostic (Midas), Erich Majkut (Europa), Dorothea Siebert (Semele), Georgine von Milinkovic (Alkmene), Esther Réthy (Europa), Sieglinde Wagner (Leda)

Vienna Philharmonic...

3 CDs

($32.50) $24.25

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