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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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($12.75) $9.50

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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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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) $16.25

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Helen Donath (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano), Horst Rüdiger Laubenthal (tenor), Hans Sotin (bass), Peter Schreier (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone)

Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rafael Kubelík

Immediately establishes itself among the front-runners for a stereo Ninth which, although analogue, sounds wholly excellent…but what makes this double-pack unmissable is Kubelik’s inspired 1977... More…

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2 CDs

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9 CDs

($48.50) $34.00

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CD

($12.75) $9.50

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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

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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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Nathan Milstein (violin), Eugenio Bagnoli (piano)

CD

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Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester, Hans Knappertsbusch

CD

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