Elisabeth Grümmer

Soprano

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Great Wagner Voices

Great Wagner Voices


Wagner:

Dich, teure Halle (from Tannhauser)

Ingrid Bjoner (soprano)

Arnold Quennet

Allmächt’ge Jungfrau! (from Tannhäuser)

Elisabeth Grümmer (soprano)

Kurt Eichhorn

Einsam in trüben Tagen (from Lohengrin)

Martina Arroyo (soprano)

Hans Gierster

In fernem Land (from Lohengrin)

Rudolf Schock (tenor)

Horst Stein

Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere an 'Senta's Ballad' (from Der fliegende Holländer)

Anja Silja (soprano)

Fritz Rieger

Mögst du, mein Kind (from Der fliegende Holländer)

Gottlob Frick (bass)

Siegfried Köhler

Leb wohl...Loge, hör! 'Wotan's Farewell & Magic Fire Music' (from Die Walküre)

Theo Adam (bass-baritone)

Kurt Eichhorn

Hier sitz ich zur Wacht (from Götterdämmerung)

Josef Greindl (bass)

Hans Gierster

Was duftet doch der Flieder (from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)

Franz Crass (bass)

Kurt Eichhorn

Wahn! Wahn! Überall Wahn! (from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)

Franz Crass (bass)

Kurt Eichhorn

Mild und leise 'Isolde's Liebestod' (from Tristan und Isolde)

Catarina Ligendza (soprano)

Kurt Eichhorn


To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner’s birth, GREAT WAGNER VOICES brings together ten extremely diverse Wagnerian soloists in a collection of great Wagner arias. The recordings from the years 1963 to 1971 were drawn from the archives of Bavarian Broadcasting.

“The ‘Great Singers Live’ series from BR Klassik...has been nothing short of remarkable...This latest release offers some stunning singing and remains one of the most enthralling discs I have heard for some time.” MusicWeb International, 2nd August 2013

BR Klassik Great Singers Live - 900310

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The Best of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

The Best of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf


anon.:

S'Schatzli

Gerald Moore (piano)

Dvorak:

Songs My Mother Taught Me, Op. 55 No. 4

Gerald Moore (piano)

Humperdinck:

Abendsegen 'Abends will ich schlafen gehn' (Hänsel und Gretel)

Elisabeth Grummer (Hansel)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Lehár:

Meine Lippen sie Kussen so heiss (from Giuditta)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Ackermann

Viljalied (from Die lustige Witwe)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Ackermann

Mozart:

Porgi amor (from Le nozze di Figaro)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Dove sono i bei momenti (from Le nozze di Figaro)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Come scoglio (from Così fan tutte)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

In quali eccessi ... Mi tradì quell'alma ingrate (from Don Giovanni)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini

Quilter:

Drink to me only

Gerald Moore (piano)

Schubert:

Der Musensohn, D764 (Goethe)

Edwin Fischer (piano)

Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118

Edwin Fischer (piano)

Die Forelle, D550

Edwin Fischer (piano)

Schumann:

Der Nussbaum, Op. 25 No. 3

Gerald Moore (piano)

Strauss, J, II:

Klänge der Heimat (from Die Fledermaus)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Strauss, R:

Wiegenlied, Op. 41 No. 1

Gerald Moore (piano) 12. Viljalied (Die Lustige Witwe:Lehár) 5:13

Da geht er hin (from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Zeller:

Der Obersteiger: Sei nicht bös’ from Der Vogelhändler

Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Ackermann


Alto - ALC1163

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Wagner: Lohengrin (highlights)

Wagner: Lohengrin (highlights)


ACT I

1. Einsam in trüben Tagen (Elsa / Chorus / King / Friedrich / Herald)

2. Nun sei bedankt, mein lieber Schwan! (Lohengrin / Chorus / King / Elsa)

3. Durch Gottes Sieg ist jetzt dein Leben mein(Lohengrin / Chorus / King / Elsa / Ortrud / Friedrich)

ACT II

4. Du wilde Seherin! (Friedrich / Ortrud)

ACT III

5. Prelude

6. Treulich geführt (Chorus)

7. Das süße Lied verhallt (Lohengrin / Elsa)

8. In fernem Land (Lohengrin / King / Chorus)

9. Mir schwankt der Boden! (Elsa / Lohengrin / Chorus / King)

10. Mein lieber Schwan! (Lohengrin / King / Chorus / Ortrud / Elsa)


Jess Thomas (Lohengrin), Elisabeth Grümmer (Elsa of Brabant), Christa Ludwig (Ortrud), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Friedrich of Telramund), Gottlob Frick (King Heinrich the Fowler) & Otto Wiener (Herald)

Chor der Wiener Staatsoper & Wiener Philharmoniker, Rudolf Kempe

“Thomas combines ardour and anguish as well as any. Fischer-Dieskau is a formidable (but never over-emphatic) antagonist, and Gottlob Frick a majestic King Henry” Gramophone Magazine

EMI Highlights - 0948942

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Weber: Der Freischütz

Weber: Der Freischütz


Elisabeth Grummer (Agathe), Rudolf Schock (Max), Hermann Prey (Ottokar), Gottlob Frick (Hermit), Lisa Otto (Ännchen), Ernst Wiemann (Kuno), Wilhelm Dicks (Kilian), Ernst Wiemann (Kuno), Fritz Hoppe (Zamiel)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Städtische Opernchor Berlin, Joseph Keilberth

EMI - 9481772

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Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem

Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem


Brahms:

Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45

Saal 1, Funkhaus, Cologne, 20 February 1956

Elisabeth Grümmer (soprano) & Hermann Prey (baritone)

Mozart:

Serenade No. 6 in D major, K239 'Serenata Notturna'


Otto Klemperer was one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century along with Wilhelm Furtwängler, Bruno Walter and Arturo Toscanini. His period in Cologne from 1954 to 1959 was considered to be one of the most fruitful and exciting of his career, and it was during this time that EMI’s classical producer Walter Legge tracked and signed him to the company following the departure of Herbert von Karajan.

His critically acclaimed recordings with the Philharmonia followed. This live studio recording from the WDR in Cologne has never been issued before. Klemperer’s conducting of Brahms’s Requiem, one of the cornerstones of the choral repertoire, achieves true greatness.

Gramophone Magazine said of his 1961 recording, ‘a conductor whose rugged feeling for the music pays colossal dividends’ sums up this 1956 account.

Both Elisabeth Grümmer (soprano) and Hermann Prey (baritone) were internationally renowned and highly respected.

The CD contains two interesting ‘extras’ – Mozart’s delightful Serenata notturna from 1954 and a rare rehearsal sequence of the Requiem, both issued for the first time.

WDR’s remastering is of very high quality aided by the excellent preservation of the original tapes.

“Klemperer underlines the grand architectural proportions of the German Requiem while piercing close to its spiritual heart...the performance itself builds in monumental intensity from a fairly relaxed opening. The chorus is on its mettle and the orchestra produces wonderful playing...They don't come much better than this.” BBC Music Magazine, July 2011 *****

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Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel

Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel


Elisabeth Grümmer (Hänsel), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Gretel), Else Schürhoff (Witch), Maria von Ilosvay (Mother), Josef Metternich (Father), Anny Felbermayer (Sandman, Dew Fairy)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

“it's remarkably good for its age and the GROC remastering used here brings out more detail than earlier incarnations. The performance is adorable - above all from Karajan...there is so much charm that I, for one, can't resist.” International Record Review, January 2011

“this was an instance where everything in the recording went right...There is much to delight here; the smaller parts are beautifully done and Else Schurhoff's Witch is memorable.” Penguin Guide, 2011 edition

EMI - The Opera Series - 6407162

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Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45


Elisabeth Grummer (soprano) & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)

Berlin Philharmonic & St Hedwig's Cathedral Choir, Rudolf Kempe

EMI Références - 7647052

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Weber: Der Freischütz

Weber: Der Freischütz


Elisabeth Grümmer (Agathe), Rita Streich (Ännchen), Hans Hopf (Max), Max Proebstl (Kaspar), Alfred Poell (Ottakar)

Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie Orchester, Kölner Rundfunkchor, Erich Kleiber

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Opera dOro - OPD1181

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Weber: Der Freischütz

Weber: Der Freischütz


Elisabeth Grümmer, Rita Streich, Hans Hopf, Kurt Böhme, Alfred Poell, Oskar Czerwenka, Otto Edelmann, Claus Clausen

Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsoper, Wilhelm Furtwängler

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Opera dOro - OPD1309

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Weber: Der Freischütz

Weber: Der Freischütz


1955

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Opera dOro - OPD7038

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