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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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3 CDs

($32.50) $24.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

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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

($21.75) $16.25

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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…

3 CDs

($32.50) $26.00

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Gre Brouwenstijn (soprano), Ira Malaniuk (alto), Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor) & Ludwig Weber (bass)

Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Wilhelm Furtwängler

Orfeo offers the best sound yet for this performance, even though the vocal soloists remain painfully spotlit. Furtwängler conducts with spacious grandeur and elemental drive. More…

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($12.75) $9.50

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Wolfgang Windgassen (Tannhäuser), Gré Brouwenstijn (Elisabeth), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Wolfram), Hertha Wilfert (Venus), Josef Greindl (Hermann)

Bayreuth Festival Chorus & Orchestra, Andre Cluytens

This is a revelatory interpretation of a work which isn't easy to bring off. André Cluytens had taken over the musical direction at Bayreuth from Eugen Jochum at short notice, and he seems energised... More…

3 CDs

($32.50) $24.50

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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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

($83.50) $58.50

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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

($39.75) $29.75

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

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Vienna State Opera 1955-1971

Lisa della Casa (soprano)

Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Böhm, Krombholc, Wallberg, Krips, Prêtre & Keilberth

CD

($12.75) $9.50

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Das Rheingold

Hans Hotter (Wotan), Ludwig Suthaus (Loge), Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich), Georgine von Milinkovic (Fricka), Josef Greindl (Fasolt), Arnold van Mill (Fafner), Gré Brouwenstijn (Freia), Alfons Herwig (Donner), Josef Traxel (Froh), Paul Kuën (Mime), Jean Madeira...

During the pioneering post-war era at Bayreuth the conducting of the Ring was shared among the Ks – Karajan, Krauss, Knappertsbusch, Keilberth and Kempe. These conductors collectively had a knowledge... More…

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