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Classical - Released February 15, 2001 | Warner Classics

Distinctions Diapason d'or - The Qobuz Ideal Discography
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Classical - Released October 19, 2009 | Warner Classics

Booklet Distinctions Diapason d'or
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Full Operas - Released October 20, 2017 | Warner Classics

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions Choc de Classica
This 1968 recording of The Flying Dutchman was made in the studio under the baton of the venerable Ottom Klemperer who, incidentally, was approaching his 83rd birthday - he had just five years left to live. This record is simply a dream come true, with Theo Adam, Martti Talvela, Anja Silja and Annneliese Burmeister supported by the New Philharmonia and the BBC choir. Klemperer is known for his fairly rapid tempos, even if the singers themselves lend longer durations to the music, as the work is not short on quasi-recitatives. In this vein, this "almost" short work (short by Wagner's standards at least) offers a measured reading, very much oriented towards comprehension of the text and clarity of the orchestra. It goes without saying that it has been the subject of a meticulous remastering, so that it really doesn't feel like you are listening to a recording from half a century ago. Orchestral colours, balance between stage and orchestra, precise vocal presence: these all make for an unmissable, historic recording. © SM/Qobuz « This performance is as perfect as we have any right to demand. Klemperer’s magisterial interpretation of the opera has a blazing intensity, the orchestra plays superbly and the cast give of their considerable best.» Gramophone ‘ With this remaster of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer, the listener is plunged into a stormy world of wind and water. The sound effects introduced for the first time by EMI on this recording are very effective, and the dramatic impact of the performance of Anja Silja as Senta is indisputable. This recording, made in the winter of 1968 at Abbey Road’s Studio One, utilises the Ambiophonic system whereby numerous speakers were added to the walls of the studio to increase reverberation and improve the overall acoustic of the studio. The LP master tapes used for this remaster derive directly from the original four-track masters therefore preserving sound and balance as approved by Klemperer at the time the recording was made, including the spectacular sound effects.’  Ian Jones, Remastering Engineer at Abbey Road Studios
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Classical - Released April 1, 2013 | Les Indispensables de Diapason

Booklet Distinctions Diapason d'or
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Classical - Released March 11, 2013 | Warner Classics

Hi-Res Distinctions Hi-Res Audio
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Masses, Passions, Requiems - Released October 1, 1998 | Warner Classics

Distinctions The Qobuz Ideal Discography
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Classical - Released November 25, 2005 | Warner Classics

Distinctions Choc de Classica
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Classical - Released March 4, 2013 | Warner Classics

Distinctions 5 de Diapason
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Classical - Released February 15, 2001 | Warner Classics

Distinctions Diapason d'or
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Classical - Released May 6, 2013 | Warner Classics

Distinctions 5 de Diapason
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Sacred Vocal Music - Released February 1, 2011 | ICA Classics

Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason
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Symphonic Music - Released February 26, 2008 | Naxos

Distinctions Diapason d'or
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Classical - Released June 16, 2017 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released June 4, 2012 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released January 7, 2013 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released October 1, 2012 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released January 4, 2013 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released October 29, 2012 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released October 19, 2009 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released February 7, 2011 | Warner Classics