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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

($37.00) $28.75

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Plácido Domingo (Manrico), Rosalind Plowright (Leonora), Brigitte Fassbaender (Azucena), Giorgio Zancanaro (Luna), Evgeny Nesterenko (Ferrando)

Coro e Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Carlo M. Giulini

As a whole, the interpretation encompasses everything from the dark, conspiratorial air of the start (Nesterenko quite excellent) through the ardent statements of love from three of the principals... More…

2 CDs

($18.25) $12.75

Usually despatched in 8 - 10 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Margaret Price (Fiordiligi), Brigitte Fassbaender (Dorabella), Peter Schreier (Ferrando), Wolfgang Brendel (Guglielmo), Reri Grist (Despina), Theo Adam (Don Alfonso)

Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Chor des Bayerischen Staatsoper, Wolfgang Sawallisch

The cast is stellar. Margaret Price's studio Cosi, made seven years earlier, finds her in wonderful form but greatly handicapped by Klemperer's marmoreal tempos. Here, however, she sounds interpretatively... More…

2 CDs

($20.75) $16.50

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This release includes a digital booklet

17 CDs

($54.75) $41.00

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Simone Schneider, Markus Eiche, Martina Welschbach, Peter Nice, Sophie Mitterhuber, Brigitte Fassbaender

Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Ulf Schirmir

Schneider is a dusky voice, with effortlessly bright and nuanced top notes when necesssary...She plays down her character's overbearing quality, as any soprano must if Pauline/Christine's 'beautiful... More…

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2 CDs

($28.00) $22.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included

2 DVD Videos

($21.50) $17.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Nadja Michael (Salome), Falk Struckmann (Jochanaan), Peter Bronder (Herodes), Iris Vermillion (Herodias) & Matthias Klink (Narraboth), Eva Marton (Elektra), Brigitte Fassbaender (Klytämnestra), Cheryl Studer (Chrysothemis), Franz Grundheber (Orest), James King (Aegisth), Goran Simic (Attendant...

7 DVD Videos

($140.50) $56.25

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Please note: This set weighs around 2.5kg, so we need to charge extra postage for delivery outside of the UK. Please contact us for further details.

Mirella Freni (Manon Lescaut), Plácido Domingo (Des Grieux), Renato Bruson (Lescaut), Kurt Rydl (Geronte), Robert Gambill (Edmondo), Brigitte Fassbaender (Una voce sola), John Tomlinson (Un comandante di Marina)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Covent Garden Chorus, Giuseppe Sinopoli

The sound is consistently spacious and free to bring out the strongly dramatic and characterful qualities of Sinopoli's reading. More…

2 CDs

($18.25) $12.75

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Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Nicolai Gedda (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (bass)

Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Lamberto Gardelli

2 CDs

($28.00) $23.75

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Brigitte Fassbaender (Charlotte), Marianne Seibel (Sophie), Plácido Domingo (Werther), Hans Günther Nöcker (Albert), Keith Engen (Le Bailli), Karl Christian Kohn (Johann), Georg Paskuda (Schmidt), Hermann Sapell (Brühlmann), Helena Jungwirth (Kätchen)

Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Chor...

2 CDs

($20.75) $16.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included