One of the most influential of 20th-century artists, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was not only an incomparable Lieder singer but also widely acclaimed in the world of opera. This 2 DVD set generously documents both achievementsm presenting Fischer-Dieskau in filmed highlights from some of his most memorable stage roles, and, in rare recital footage, performing treasures of German song.
The Radio Legacy is a compilation of the seven part Anthology of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the four box sets devoted to the orchestra s chief conductors Willem Mengelberg, Eduard van Beinum, Bernard Haitink and Riccardo Chailly, and also featuring more recent recordings with Mariss Jansons.
Georg Solti was a Hungarian conductor known for his work with the Chicago, London, and Paris Symphony Orchestras. During his more than 50 years in the classical music industry, he recorded more than 40 operas and made more than 250 recordings with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Solti was influenced and taught by some of the most well-known composers and conductors in the industry, including Béla Bartok, Leo Weiner, Zoltan Kodaly, and Ernst von Dohnanyi. Richard Strauss was one of his favorite composers; on the composer's 85th birthday, Solti performed Der Rosenkavalier.
All the great conductors on Deutsche Grammophon from the 1930s to the 2000s in one essential box set! A 40-CD original-jacket collection! Several recordings are new to CD, or have their first international CD release. Iconic recordings alongside rarer gems. 112-page booklet with new liner notes by Julian Haylock. The ideal cornerstone for any library of orchestral music.
Fritz Reiner was one of the foremost conductors of his time. Crowning his long career in Europe and America was the decade from 1954 to 1963 as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra – an illustrious partnership that ranks along such other historical tenures as Karajan’s in Berlin, Szell’s in Cleveland and Bernstein’s in New York.
175 years ago, on March 28th 1842, Otto Nicolai raised the baton for the first ever concert of a new ensemble destined to become one of the world's great orchestras. The Wiener Philharmoniker 175th Anniversary Edition offers a hand-picked selection on 44 CDs of the best albums of the orchestra released on the label. Presented in a luxury box with matt lamination and hot-foil printed gold, the box includes original cover art, rare photographs from the Wiener Philharmoniker Archives as well as two new essays by Dr. Silvia Kargl, Head of the Historic Archive of the Vienna Philharmonic, and Richard Evidon. With a Bonus DVD of the famous 1989 New Year's Concert conducted by Carlos Kleiber.
This album is a collection of recordings he left with Krauss recording from 1929 to 1954.
His main work is opera recording, as well as recording and choral work as a concert conductor, and his accompanied songs, and a variety of his recordings to meet a variety of.