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Jessye Norman (soprano)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

[Norman is] grand, impassioned, noble, dignified, unmannered in this unforgettable interpretation More…

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Leon Spierer (solo violin)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

For anyone lucky enough to have secured a ticket few orchestral concerts have remained so vividly in the memory as the one given by Karajan's incomparable Berlin Philharmonic in London's Royal... More…

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Hildegard Behrens (Die Färberin), Julia Varady (Die Kaiserin), Plácido Domingo (Der Kaiser), José van Dam (Barak), Reinhild Runkel (Die Amme), Sumi Jo (Stimme des Falken)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

This was the most ambitious project on which Strauss and his librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal collaborated. It's both fairy tale and allegory with a score that's Wagnerian in its scale and breadth.... More…

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Rudolf Schock, Rita Streich, Karl Dönch, Irmgard Seefried, Hugues Cuenod

Philharmonia, Herbert von Karajan

Karajan's Ariadne is perfectly cast, magnificently performed, and very well recorded. The scoring, for a small orchestra, demands virtuoso playing from what, in effect, is a group of soloists;... More…

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Eberhard Wächter, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Nicolai Gedda, Hans Hotter, Christa Ludwig

Philharmonia Orchestra, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Not only is Capriccio a source of constant and none-too-demanding delight but its performance and recording, especially in this CD reincarnation, are wellnigh faultless. Walter Legge assembled... More…

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Schwarz, Voigt, Jerusalem, Ramey

Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinopoli

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Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

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Felicity Lott (Marschallin), Anne Sofie von Otter (Octavian), Barbara Bonney (Sophie), Kurt Moll (Baron Ochs), Gottfried Hornik (Faninal), Heinz Zednik (Valzacchi), Anna Gonda (Annina)

Chor & Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Carlos Kleiber

Kleiber gets some ravishing sounds from the Vienna Philharmonic, and his reading of the score is as Straussian and as perfect as you are likely to encounter in this world. The sound is very natural... More…

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Teresa Stratas (Salome), Bernd Weikl (Jochanaan), Astrid Varnay (Herodias), Hans Beirer (Herodes), Wieslaw Ochman (Narraboth), Hanna Schwarz (Ein Page)

Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm

Stratas's sinuous child-woman comes close to the ideal in Friedrich's glitzy but unnerving film, strongly cast throughout and superbly conducted. More…

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