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Until 20th April 2020, we're offering up to 20% off all recordings on Orfeo including downloads (please note that the download prices displayed are already discounted).

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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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($12.75) $9.50

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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

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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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2 CDs

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3 CDs

($32.25) $24.25

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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

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf & Otto Edelmann

Festspielorchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Wilhelm Furtwängler

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Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Grace Hoffmann (alto), Josef Traxel (tenor), Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor), Erik Sædén (baritone), Fritz Uhl (tenor), Josef Greindl (bass), Hermann Winkler (tenor), Egmont Koch (baritone)

Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Nilsson is heard at a pre-Wieland staging of her Isolde – more flashily indulgent (the tope notes are presented as big events) but already loving and passionate in a unique way (try ‘Tod uns... More…

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Jerome Hines (Wotan), Birgit Nilsson (Brünnhilde), Hans Hopf (Siegfried), Regine Crespin (Sieglinde/Third Norn), Fritz Uhl (Siegmund), Otakar Kraus (Alberich), James Milligan (Der Wanderer), Regina Resnik (Fricka), Gottlob Frick (Hagen/Hunding), Gerhard Stolze (Loge), Thomas Stewart (Donner/Gunther),...

The Wanderer of Siegfried is the most interesting and melancholy of all the performances in this Ring. James Milligan was a 33 year old Canadian sounding too young for the Wanderer, but what... More…

13 CDs

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Josef Greindl (Sachs), Elisabeth Grümmer (Eva), Wolfgang Windgassen (Walther), Karl Schmitt-Walter (Beckmesser), Gerhard Stolze (David), Theo Adam (Pogner), Elisabeth Schärtel (Magdalena), Ludwig Weber (Kothner), Donald Bell (Ein Nachtwächter)

Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Chor der Bayreuther...

4 CDs

($39.25) $29.50

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Das Rheingold

Hans Hotter (Wotan), Erich Witte (Loge), Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich), Ira Malaniuk (Fricka), Ludwig Weber (Fasolt), Josef Greindl (Fafner), Bruni Falcon (Freia), Hermann Uhde (Donner), Gerhard Stolze (Froh), Paul Kuën (Mime), Maria von Ilosvay (Erda), Erika Zimmermann...

[Krauss] favours a more transparent sound than Furtwängler and faster-moving tempi which give his Ring integrity, propulsion and unusual clarity...Hotter's towering dramatic portait of Wotan...[is]... More…

13 CDs

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