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Elisabeth Schumann (soprano) & George Reeves (piano)
In songs of a youthful, spring-like, artless nature, she was, and remains in some respects, supreme. There is an outgoing spontaneity, a pearly tone and absence of sophistication that appeal... — More…
Lieder Recording 1930-1938 by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms.
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…
Original recordings from 1925-1950
Richard Crooks (tenor), Victoria de Los Angeles (soprano), John McCormack (tenor), Rosa Ponselle (soprano), Richard Tauber (tenor), Georges Thill (tenor), Lawrence Tibbett (baritone), et al.
Selected songs by Johann Strauss II, von Suppe and more
Charles Kullman (tenor), Jussi Bjorling (tenor), Hjordis Schymberg (soprano), Elisabeth Schumann (soprano), Elsa Kochhann (soprano), Franz Volker (tenor), Julius Patzak (tenor), Walther Ludwig (tenor), Marcel Wittrisch (tenor), Gitta Alpar (soprano), Herbert Ernst Groh (tenor), Ricahrd Tauber (tenor),...
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…
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Marga Höffgen, Nicolai Gedda & Heinz Rehfuss
Choral Society of the Friends of Music Vienna, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan