Birgit Nilsson: La Nilsson - The Complete Decca · Deutsche Grammophon · Philips Recordings
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La Nilsson - The Complete Decca · Deutsche Grammophon · Philips Recordings

Birgit Nilsson

  • US $246.99  

  • Release Date 04 May 2018
Product code
4832787
Format
CD Box Set
Label
Decca
  • Limited Edition 79-CD + 2-DVD covering all the major roles Nilsson performed – 27 full-length operas including 2 full Wagner ‘Ring’ cycles.
  • Birgit Nilsson’s complete Decca, Philips and Deutsche Grammophon recordings marking her 100th birthday and produced with the full support of the Birgit Nilsson Foundation
  • Handsome packaging includes CDs presented in wallets with a spine and with original sleeve art encased in an anti-scratch rigid box with magnetic-hinged lid.
  • Beyond the operas recorded for Decca, Philips and DG include 4 operas recorded for EMI (now Warner Classics): Aida, La Fanciulla del West, Turandot and Der Freischütz; as well as her earlier 1959 Turandot under Leinsdorf for RCA.
  • 200-page perfect bound book, in English and German, including:
  • New essay – “Apotheosis Achieved” by Raymond McGill
  • A note by Decca producer Christopher Raeburn
  • Many unseen photographs from the Decca archive
  • Recording Index
  • Composer/Work Index
HIGHLIGHTS
  • 27 COMPLETE OPERAS, including:
  • TWO COMPLETE RING CYCLES* – Böhm/Solti NEWLY REMASTERED FOR THE CENTENARY *Nilsson not in Rheingold
  • TRISTAN UND ISOLDE with Solti – REMASTERED including the rehearsals PLUS the Bayreuth/Bohm recording from Deutsche Grammophon
  • Strauss SALOME AND ELEKTRA – REMASTERED
  • Verdi MACBETH and Beethoven FIDELIO
  • Two TURANDOT recordings – with Leinsdorf and Molinari-Pradelli
  • AIDA, LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST and FREISCHUTZ – with Heger
  • Decca Operatic Recitals (Verdi, Beethoven, Weber and Wagner) and “Swedish Songs in Land of the Midnight Sun”
  • DVDs of the MET production of ELEKTRA, and the GOLDEN RING documentary of the making of the Solti Ring