R Strauss - Ein Heldenleben (LP) | Deutsche Grammophon 4797219

R Strauss - Ein Heldenleben (LP)

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Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Cat No: 4797219

Format: LP

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 26th May 2017

Contents

Artists

Michel Schwalbe (violin)
Berliner Philharmoniker

Conductor

Herbert von Karajan

Works

Strauss, Richard

Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), op.40

Artists

Michel Schwalbe (violin)
Berliner Philharmoniker

Conductor

Herbert von Karajan

About

Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben (“A Hero’s Life”) (1959) was Karajan’s very first recording as the Berlin Philharmonic’s music director, and his first post-war recording for Deutsche Grammophon. It marked the beginning of a long-lasting partnership and remains a reference Strauss recording.

The most famous conductor of his age, Karajan released over 300 albums for Deutsche Grammophon and enjoyed a long a fruitful partnership with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

“The burnished brilliance of the playing, the finely-spun lines and perfectly sculpted dramatic climaxes - and Michael Schwalbe's violin solos - altogether shows one of the greatest Straussian teams at its peak.” - BBC Music Magazine

Original tapes remastered by EBS and pressed on 180g heavyweight vinyl

Includes a voucher with a unique code to download the digital audio files (MP3) of the full album for free

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