Compact Discs

Conductors & Orchestra

Beecham, Sir Thomas
Conducts Handel

Boult, Sir Adrian
Conducts English Music

Walter, Bruno
Early Electrical Recordings
Bruno Walter In Paris

Matacic, Lovro von
Conducts Wagner

Muck, Karl

The Electrical Wagner Recordings
for Orchestra

Titles featuring
various conductors

French Composers Conduct

Concerts Straram
Greatest French Orchestra
Of The Early 1900ís

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Bruno Walter - The Early Electrical Recordings, 1925-1931
VAI AUDIO, 1 CD: cat# 1059, $16.99

These rare performances of Walter between 1924 and 1931 will come as a revelation to those who think of him only as a gentle conductor who favored moderate tempos.

Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120
Wagner: Lohengrin: Prelude to Act Three
Parsifal: Klingsor's Magic Guarden and the Flower Maidens
The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rhine Jouney, Funeral March

"the Wagner excerpts...reflect a by-gone age when unforced phrasing and the merging of main melodies with orchestral counterpoint were the hallmark of distinguished German, Austrian conductors." CD Review (UK)

"Wagnerians will value his fiery account of the Flying Dutchman Overture." Calgary Herald

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