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  • Paul Schöffler (Hans Sachs), Otto Edelmann (Veit Pogner), Hugo Meyer-Welfing (Kunz Vogelgesang), Wilhelm Felden (Konrad Nachtigall), Karl Dönch (Sixtus Beckmesser), Alfred Poell (Fritz Kothner), Erich Majkut (Balthasar Zorn), William Wernigk (Ulrich Eisslinger), Hermann Gallos (Augustin Moser), Harald...

    Whichever version you own or plan to acquire, this old Knappertsbusch may be the most authentic for both conducting and singing – as long as you can accept the ageing sound and disregard the... More…

    4 CDs

    Original price ($22.00) Reduced price $18.75

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  • Wolfgang Windgassen (Parsifal), Martha Mödl (Kundry), Ludwig Weber (Gurnemanz), George London (Amfortas), Arnold van Mill (Titurel), Hermann Uhde (Klingsor)

    Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus, Hans Knappertsbusch

    Windgassen sing[s] with warmth as well as power and mak[es] other Heldentenors seem rough by comparison...the orchestral texture is full and pleasing, the sense of atmosphere is palpable, voices... More…

    4 CDs

    Original price ($22.00) Reduced price $17.75

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  • Live recording from the Theater an der Wien, Wiener Festwochen, 1962 & 1963

    Wilhelm Backhaus (piano), Claire Watson (Sieglinde), Fritz Uhl (Siegmund) & Josef Greindl (Hunding), Birgit Nilsson (Isolde)

    Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch

    These historic performances remain more golden than their ageing picture frames More…

    DVD Video

    Original price ($30.50) Reduced price $24.50

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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

    Original price ($48.25) Reduced price $38.50

    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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  • 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

    Original price ($24.00) Reduced price $19.25

    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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  • Hans Hopf (Lohengrin), Ingrid Bjoner (Elsa von Brabant), Hans Günter Nöcker (Friedrich von Telramund), Astrid Varnay (Ortrud), Josef Metternich (Der Heerrufer des Königs), Gislinde Skroblin (Herzog Gottfried, Elsas Bruder)

    Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper & Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Hans...

    the basic sound of this preservation is poor - an unresonant and tubby brass timbre and relatively overloud timpani...There are rewards: the rare chance of hearing the Norwegian Ingrid Bjoner... More…

    3 CDs

    Original price ($36.00) Reduced price $28.75

    Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

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  • Günther Treptow, Ferdinand Frantz, Helena Braun, Paul Schöffler, Albrecht Peter, Margarete Klose, Paul Kuen, Fritz Richard Bender

    Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Hans Knappertsbusch

    3 CDs

    Original price ($36.00) Reduced price $28.75

    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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  • Hans Hotter (Wotan), Toni Blankenheim (Donner), Georgine von Milinkovic (Fricka), Ludwig Suthaus (Loge), Josef Traxel (Froh), Elisabeth Grümmer (Freia), Maria von Ilosvay (Erda), Paul Kuën (Mime), Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich), Arnold van Mill (Fasolt), Josef Greindl (Fafner), Dorothea Siebert (Woglinde),...

    2 CDs

    Original price ($13.75) Reduced price $11.00

    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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  • Astrid Varnay (Brünnhilde), Birgit Nilsson (Sieglinde), Georgine von Milinkovic (Fricka), Ramon Vinay (Siegmund), Hans Hotter (Wotan), Josef Greindl (Hunding), Paula Lenvhner (Gerhilde), Gerda Lammers (Ortlinde), Elisabeth Schärtel (Waltraute), Maria von Ilosvay (Schwertleite): Hilde Scheppan (Helmwige),...

    3 CDs

    Original price ($19.75) Reduced price $15.75

    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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  • Wolfgang Windgassen (Siegfried), Astrid Varnay (Brünnhilde), Jean Madeira (Erda), Paul Kuen (Mime), Hans Hotter (Wanderer), Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich), Ilse Tsollweg (Waldvogel)

    Bayreuth Opera, Hans Knappertsbusch

    4 CDs

    Original price ($23.50) Reduced price $19.00

    Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

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    No digital booklet included

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