Browse: Most Wanted Recitals (series)
An absolute delight for collectors, this new series showcases Decca's rich heritage of singers' recitals, featuring performances from some of the biggest names of the 20th Century - José Carreras, Birgit Nilsson, Hans Hotter, Lisa Della Casa and many more! Of the fifty titles in the series, the majority have never been recorded on CD before.
The range of repertoire encompassed by these recitals is very broad - from opera arias and Lieder to popular songs, folk tunes and the hits of Broadway.
Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 25
Flaviano Labò (tenor), Bruno Prevedi (tenor), Gianni Raimondi (tenor)
Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra del Teatro Arena di Verona, Fernando Previtali, Edward Downes, Bruno Martinotti
Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 12
Lisa della Casa (soprano), Karl Hudez (piano)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Heinrich Hollreiser
stylistic approaches to Hande's Giulio Cesare may have moved on...but her Lieder singing...remains treasurable in its tonal and textual expertise. — More…
Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 49
Ingvar Wixell (baritone), with William Elvin (bass), Wladimiro Ganzarolli (baritone), Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass), Sona Ghazarian (soprano), José Carreras (tenor), Robin Leggate (tenor)
Staatskapelle Dresden, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, National Philharmonic Orchestra,...
Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 9
Fernando Corena (bass)
Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra del Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano, Alberto Erede, Peter Maag, Argeo Quadri, Bruno Amaducci
Corena offers a characterful voice in the Mozartian extracts he performs in these 1950s recordings, as well as in the comic intermezzo by Cimarosa. — More…
Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 31
Birgit Nilsson (Aida), Grace Hoffman (Amneris), Louis Quilico (Amonasro), Luigi Ottolini (Radames), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, John Pritchard, Colin Davis