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Label : DG
Format : Flac (image + cue)
Cover : Yes

All complete studio recordings of Sacred Works, Opera and Operetta, Lieder, Popular Song.

Includes Decca, Philips and Polydor recordings, several appearing internationally for the first time.

SACRED / ORATORIO: As well as the classic recordings of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Haydn’s Creation, includes rarities such as the early (1957) Bach Easter Oratorio and Magnificat recordings on Philips.

OPERA / OPERA HIGHLIGHTS: Alongside early Monteverdi and iconic Mozart (under Jochum and Böhm), highlights from Zar and Zimmermann (Lortzing), Eugene Onegin and La Traviata. Also, for the first time the complete double album of arias on Heliodor, from Handel to Verdi, including a first release on CD of “Ist’s wirklich?” from the The Barber of Seville, and the first international release of the pot-pourri from Kalman’s Csárdásfürstin (The Gypsy Princess)

The Complete POLYDOR Recordings: Du bist die Welt für mich, Ein Lied geht um die Welt, Wunderlich in Wien – full of hits like Granada, Be My Love, Plaisir d’amour, O sole mio, Santa Lucia, Funiculi-Funicula.

Plus a bonus CD (first international release on CD) of early recordings (1954 – 1957) of popular material, including two trumpet solos from Fritz Wunderlich.

Complete tracklist : http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/au/cat/4796438