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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    I'm looking for information on the first release by Decca of the complete Solti Ring in a single package. I'm aware of the luxurious packaging of the 1970 release, but was there an earlier release? If so, how was it packaged? musicologyman
  2. Recorded Music and Publications
    I currently own the Solti (2009 re-release) and Keilberth (1955) on Testament recordings of the Wagner Ring Cycle. I'm thinking about next steps in my Wagner library . . . what would you all recommend? I could start saving my pennies on another Ring recording (like a more modern one or an...
  3. Orchestral Music
    Last Saturday, when I was editing my video coursework for an University module, I needed to find a good Bewegt from Bruckner's Symphony No.4. Because my favourite, Celibidache EMI, was too slow, I tried using one of the best I remembered, Klemperer PO. But this recording was well conducted and...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    It's taken me the longest to love of his four symphonies, but I am now hooked on Brahms 1. And I'm looking for a new version - specifically, one with a really powerful first movement, where those timpani and strings are at their most intense and foreboding. I have Dohnanyi, Wand, Levine CSO...
  5. Opera
    Does anyone know when-or if- the final two installments will be released into CD? I intend to get the Solti Cycle of course but I would like this one as well
  6. Opera
    Very tempting as it would give me the Don Carlo recording that I'm strongly considering as well as a second Aida, which I know is a great one. Anyone have the Verdi Solti opera box? How do you like it? What are strengths and weaknesses of the set? Sound quality?
  7. Opera on DVD, Blu-ray and CD
    I gotta have it............:) Decca proudly presents the definitive high bit-depth transfer of this legendary recording, carefully remastered in 2012. The set features: An anti-scratch matt finish 16CD + Bonus CD-Rom capbox box set containing Soltis immortal recording of Wagners Der Ring...
  8. Recorded Music and Publications
    Hello, I am looking for suggestions on worthwhile huge boxed sets. Best Karajan & Solti sets would be appreciated.
  9. Classical Music Discussion
    I am working on trying to find individual opera album covers for the latest edition of the Solti Ring. The ones on Amazon are all square and not the greatest scans so I am hoping that one can help me get album art for each of the four operas. Looking for high resolution. Thanks!
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