Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: The Complete 78rpm Recordings 1946-1952 | Warner 9029595517

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: The Complete 78rpm Recordings 1946-1952


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Label: Warner

Cat No: 9029595517

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 5

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 4th November 2016



Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)


Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)


In 1946, the young Elisabeth Schwarzkopf made her first recording with the British producer Walter Legge in Vienna. He became her husband in 1953. All the recordings in this 5-CD collection date from the first six years of their professional and personal relationship, as Schwarzkopf, with the captivating freshness of her voice and finesse of her artistry, established herself as one of the leading sopranos of her time.


Mozart, R Strauss, Puccini - Arias and Duets
Brahms - Requiem: “Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit” (Karajan)
Stille Nacht and Christmas songs in German
Schubert, Dowland, Arne, Morley - Songs (Hudez)

Mozart, Handel - Arias
J Strauss II - Frühlingsstimmen, op.410 (Krips)
Humperdinck - Duets from Hänsel und Gretel (Seefried, Krips)
Mozart, Verdi - Arias (Braithwaite)

Mozart - Exultate, jubilate, K165 (Susskind)
Bach - “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen”, BWV 51 (Gelhorn)
Charpentier - “Depuis le jour” (Dobrowen)
Puccini, Verdi, Beethoven, Bizet - Arias (Galliera)
Wagner “Tot denn alles!” (Weber, Schüchter)
Silent Night and Christmas songs in English (Pritchard)

Medtner - Songs (Medtner)
Mozart, Arne - Songs; Folk Songs
Schumann, Brahms - Songs
Stölzel/Bach - “Bist du bei mir”
Wolf - Songs (Moore)

Bach/Gounod - “Ave Maria”
Schubert, Mozart, Wolf, R Strauss, Brahms - Songs (Moore)

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