OPERA


-Pierrette ALARIE & Leopold SIMONEAU (Opera recital) – Arias & duets from Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Cimarosa, Cilea, Gounod & Halévy – Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Lee Schaenen (conductor) DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138056 TEST PRESSING One of the very first Deutsche Grammophon stereo recordings! (G) sleeve near mint & records mint 140€

-Pierrette ALARIE & Leopold SIMONEAU (Opera recital) – Arias & duets from Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Cimarosa, Cilea, Gounod & Halévy – Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Lee Schaenen (conductor) DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138056 One of the very first Deutsche Grammophon stereo recordings! (G) sleeve near mint & records mint EXTREMELY RARE ITEM! 90€

-Pierrette ALARIE sings Mozart arias (Exultate Jubilate, Queen of the Night aria from The magic Flute, 2 Cherubino arias from The Marriage of Figaro) André Jouve conducts the Orchestre du Théâtre des Champs-Élysées – EP 45rpm DUCRETET-THOMSON 470 C 057 - One of the rarest Pierrette Alarie records! (F) sleeve & records near mint 40€

-BARTOK: Bluebeard's Castle - SUSSKIND (Endre Koreh, Judith Hellwig) New Symphony Orchestra of London 2LP gatefold BARTOK RECORDS 310/11 first issue - Original mono, no stereo exists (US) gatefold & records near mint 145€


-BARTOK: Bluebeard’s Castle – FRICSAY (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hertha Töpper) DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138030 “alle Hersteller” tulip label, red stereo sticker (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 65€

-BARTOK: Bluebeard's Castle - SAWALLISCH / Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Julia Varady) / Bayerisches Staatsorchester DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON 2531172 stereo - first german issue (G) sleeve & booklet near mint, record mint 45€

-BEETHOVEN: Fidelio - FURTWÄNGLER (Windgassen, Mödl, Frick, Jurinac, Edelmann) Vienna Philharmonic / Vienna State Opera Chorus 3LP set HIS MASTER'S VOICE ALP 1130/32 first red/gold label - original mono, no stereo exists (UK) sleeves near mint, records mint & unplayed 195€

-BEETHOVEN: Fidelio - BÖHM (Jones, King, Crass) Staatskapelle Dresden 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 139288/90 First german issue - Reference performance! (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 50€

-BEETHOVEN: Fidelio - KLEMPERER (Ludwig, Vickers, Frick) Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus 3LP box-set COLUMBIA SAX 2451/53 blue/silver stereophonic - first english issue (UK) box & booklet near mint, record mint & unplayed 345€


-BEETHOVEN: Fidelio – KLEMPERER (Ludwig, Vickers, Frick) Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus 3LP box-set COLUMBIA STC 91206/08 stereo - first white/golden label - first german issue (G) box-set & records mint 75€

-BELLINI: Norma - Callas, Corelli, Ludwig / SERAFIN / La Scala Orchestra & Chorus 3LP box-set COLUMBIA SAX 2412/14 stereophonic blue/silver label (UK) box near mint, booklet & records mint 995€ 

-LEILA BEN SEDIRA (récital) Les noces de Jeannette, Fortunio, Lakmé 10-inch ORPHÉE LDO B 21050 (F) sleeve near mint, record mint 80€

-BERG: Lulu - BOULEZ (Teresa Stratas, Yvonne Minton, Hanna Schwarz, Franz Mazura, Kenneth Riegel) Orchestre de l'Opéra de Paris 4LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2740213 (G) FACTORY SEALED 45€

-BERG: Wozzeck - BÖHM (Fischer-Dieskau, Lear, Kohn, Melchert, Stolze, Wunderlich) Chor & Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin 2LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138991/92 stereo - first "alle Hersteller" tulip label (G) box, booklet & records mint AS NEW ! 45€

-BERLIOZ: La Damnation de Faust - FOURNET / Orchestre Symphonique (Georges Jouatte, Mona Laurena, Paul Cabanel) Recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, in 1942 - 3LP box-set COLUMBIA "Les Grandes Collections" FHX 5003/05 First cream label (F) box near mint minus, inner-sleeves & records near mint 145€

-BERLIOZ: La Damnation de Faust - MARKEVITCH (Richard Verreau, Consuelo Rubio, Michel Roux) Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux 2LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138099/100 first "alle Hersteller" tulip label (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 55€    


-BERLIOZ: L’Enfance du Christ – CLUYTENS / Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire (first mono recording) 2LP box-set PATHÉ DTX 101/102 (F) box-set, booklet & records near mint Issued only in France (there was neither english nor german issue) 65€

-BIZET: Carmen - CLUYTENS (Solange Michel, Raoul Jobin, Michel Dens, Martha Angelici) Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra Comique 3LP box-set FCX 101/03 First French issue - First blue/silver label / Original mono, no stereo exists (F) box, booklet & records near mint 75€

-BLACHER: Der Grossinquisitor - KEGEL / Siegmund Nimsgern / Dresden Philharmonic / Rundfunkchor Leipzig ETERNA 725106 digital (GDR) sleeve & record near mint 35€ (also contemporary)

-Inge BORKH opera recital (Strauss: Closing scene from "Salome" / Weber: Ozean! du Ungeheuer! / Beethoven: Ah, Perfido!) Josef Krips / Vienna Philharmonic DECCA LXT 5250 first orange/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists (UK) sleeve near mint, record mint & unplayed 75€

-Lili BOULANGER: Faust et Hélène, Pour les funérailles d'un soldat - MARKEVITCH / Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo / André Mallabrera, Michel Carey, Lyne Dourian FESTIVAL FC 441 stereo (F) gatefold near mint, record mint 35€

-BRITTEN:The Burning fiery furnace – BRITTEN DECCA SET 356 (GB) sleeve & record mint 25€

-MARIA CALLAS "Héroines de Puccini" – Tullio Serafin / Philharmonia Orchestra COLUMBIA FCX 377 first blue/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Éditions Mercure, Paris (F) sleeve & record near mint 50€

-MARIA CALLAS À LA SCALA (Medea, La Vestale, I Puritani, La Somnanbula) COLUMBIA FCX 739 first blue/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) wooden-spine sleeve & record near mint 70€

-Fedor CHALIAPINE recital (Scenes from Boris Godounov / Russian opera arias) LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE "Gravures illustres" COLH 100 first grey label (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 40€

-Régine CRESPIN "Airs d'opéras" (VERDI: Otello, Il Trovatore / WAGNER: Tannhäuser / BERLIOZ: La Damnation de Faust / ROSSINI: Guglielmo Tell) Otto Ackermann / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 531 original mono, no stereo exists TEST-PRESSING - wonderful cover artwork by Editions Mercure, Paris (F) dowel-spine sleeve & records near mint 90€

-Régine CRESPIN "Airs d'opéras" (VERDI: Otello, Il Trovatore / WAGNER: Tannhäuser / BERLIOZ: La Damnation de Faust / ROSSINI: Guglielmo Tell) Otto Ackermann / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 531 first red/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Editions Mercure, Paris (F) dowel-spine sleeve & records near mint 60€ 


-Irene DALIS recital (Arias by Wagner, Verdi, Bizet, Rossini, Saint-Saens, Haendel, Gluck) Arthur Rother / Orchester der Städtischen Oper Berlin TELEFUNKEN BLE 14188 first issue (G) sleeve near mint minus, record mint 75€

-DEBUSSY: Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien - CLUYTENS / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise / Choeur René Saint-Paul 3LP box-set COLUMBIA FCX 338/40 first blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - Original french issue, no other issue exists (F) box near mint minus (minor wear), booklet & records near mint 795€

-DEBUSSY: Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien – INGHELBRECHT / Orchestre du Théâtre des Champs-Élysées 2LP gatefold DUCRETET-THOMSON first issue (F) gatefold near mint minus, records near mint 295€

-DEBUSSY: Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien – INGHELBRECHT / Orchestre du Théâtre des Champs-Élysées DUCRETET-THOMSON 320 C 155 Second issue released in the early 60s. Fantastic sound (F) sleeve & records near mint 45€


-DEBUSSY: Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien – ANSERMET / Orchestre de la Suisse Romande DECCA LXT 5024 first orange/gold label (F) sleeve & record near mint 40€

-DEBUSSY: Pelléas et Mélisande - INGHELBRECHT / Micheline Grancher, Camille Maurane, Jacques Mars / Orchestre National & Choeurs de l'ORTF (Recorded live on 13 March 1963) 3LP box-set INÉDITS ORTF 995014/16 stereo - first black label - no other issue exists (F) box, booklet & records near mint 145€

-DEBUSSY: Pelléas et Mélisande - CLUYTENS / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise ( Victoria de Los Angeles, Jacques Jansen, Gérard Souzay) 3LP box-set LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 466/68 First French issue - First red/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - Wonderful artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) box, booklet & records near mint 165€

-DEBUSSY: Pelléas et Mélisande - FOURNET / Janine Micheau, Camille Maurane, Michel Roux / Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux 3LP box-set PHILIPS Minigroove L 3 L 0013 first french issue - original mono, no stereo exists (F) box & booklet near mint, records mint & unplayed 195€ 

-DEBUSSY: La Chute de la Maison Usher (World premiere recording) / CAPLET: Le Masque de la Mort rouge / SCHMITT: Le Palais hanté - PRÊTRE / Jean-Philippe Lafont, Christine Barbaux, Francois Le Roux / Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo EMI - LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE 1731601 digital - first french issue (F) gatefold near mint, record mint 40€ 

-Zara DOLUKHANOVA recital (Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina / Tchaikovsky / Rimsky-Korsakov / Rossini / Meyerbeer) MELODIYA "World's leading interpreters of music" M1042623-24 (R) sleeve & record near mint 45€

-ENESCU: Oedip (Oedipus) - BREDICEANU / David Ohanessian / Orchestra & Chorus of the Rumanian Opera, Bucarest 4LP box-set ECE 0160/63 stereo - first rumanian issue - World premiere recording (R) box, booklet & records near mint 95€

-FALLA: La Vida breve (La Vie brève) + Recital Victoria de los Angeles - HALFFTER / Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) / Orchestre Symphonique de l'Opéra de Barcelone 2LP box-set LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE 326/27 original mono, no stereo exists - forst red/silver label - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) box & booklet ner mint, records mint 85€

-FALLA: Le Tricorne (The Three-Cornered Hat) - TOLDRA / Consuelo Rubio (mezzo-soprano) / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise COLUMBIA FCX 608 First blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - Wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) wooden-spine sleeve & record near mint 65€


-FAURÉ : Pénélope – INGHELBRECHT / Orchestre National / Choeurs de la RTF (Crespin, Jobin, Ogéas, Vessières, Massard) 3LP box-set DISCOREALE/INA 10012/14 Recorded live at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, on May 24th 1956 – World premiere recording (F) box-set, booklet & records near mint 115€

-Sylvia GESZTY (Ein opernabend mit Sylvia Geszty) Arias by Mozart, Strauss, Bellini, Verdi, Rossini & Offenbach - Kurt MASUR / Berliner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester ETERNA 825973 stereo - first black label AUTOGRAPHED BY SYLVIA GESZTY (GDR) sleeve & record near mint 50€

-Tito GOBBI À LA SCALA (Rigoletto, La Traviata, Tosca, Un Ballo in Maschera, I Pagliacci) Victor de sabata, Tullio Serafin, Antonino Votto / Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan COLUMBIA FCX 748 first blue/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Editions Mercure, Paris (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 50€ 

-Rita GORR recital (WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin / VERDI: Don Carlo, Il Trovatore / MASSENET: Werther / SAINT-SAENS: Samson et Dalila / MASCAGNI: Cavalleria rutsicana / GLUCK: Orphée, Alceste) André Cluytens / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 615 TEST-PRESSING Original mono, no stereo exists - 2 sinle-sided records - Wonderful cover artwork with splendid portrait of Rita Gorr (F) wooden-spine sleeve near mint minus, records near mint 75€

-Rita GORR "Airs d'opéras italiens" (Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in maschera, La Vestale, Medea, La Gioconda, Adriana Lecouvreur, La Favorita) Edward Downes / Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE ASDF 857 stereo - first french issue (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 50€


-GOUNOD : Mireille – CLUYTENS / Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire/Aix-en-Provence Festival Chorus (with Gedda, Vessières, Dens, Vivalda, Gayraud…) 3LP box-set COLUMBIA FCX 363/65 (F) splendid box-set & booklet designed by the Editions Mercure, Paris box-set,booklet & records mint 50€

-HAENDEL: Imeneo – Horst TANU-MARGRAF / Haendel Festspiel Orchester Halle / Rundfunkchor Leipzig (soloists: Sylvia Geszty, Renate Kramer, Heinz-Joachim Rotzsch, Siegfried Vogel) ETERNA 825648 EARLY BLUE-WHITE STEREO LABEL (GDR) sleeve near mint, record mint 55€

-HAENDEL: Giulio Cesare (highlights) - BÖHM / Irmgard SEEFRIED, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau / Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138637 red stereo - first "alle Hersteller" tulip label - original highlights issue, no complete opera issue exists - original 1960 cover(G) sleeve & record near mint 45€


-HINDEMITH: Mathis der Maler (scenes) - Leopold LUDWIG / Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Pilar Lorengar, Donald Grobe DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138769 "alle Hersteller" tulip label - red stereo (G) sleeve & record near mint 40€

-HONEGGER: Le Roi David - HONEGGER / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise 2LP box-set DUCRETET-THOMSON LPG 8342/43 First French issue - First white/gold label - Original mono, no stereo exists, no booklet exists (liner notes are printed on the inner side of the box) DREAM CONDITION! (F) box & records near mint 160€

-HONEGGER: La Danse des morts, Symphony for string orchestra - MUNCH (Charles Panzéra, Jean-Louis Barrault, Odette Turba-Rabier, Éliette Schenneberg) Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 453 blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) wooden-spine sleeve & record near mint 70€

-HONEGGER: La Danse des morts, Symphony for string orchestra - MUNCH (Charles Panzéra, Jean-Louis Barrault, Odette Turba-Rabier, Éliette Schenneberg) Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FJLP 5026 First french issue - First cream label - Original mono, no stereo exists (F) sleeve & record near mint 55€

-HONEGGER: Cris du monde - TZIPINE / Berthe Monmart, Jeannine Collard, Michel Roux / Choeurs & Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise COLUMBIA FCX 649 First french issue - First blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - Wonderful cover & booklet artwork by Atelier Cassandre (F) wooden-spine sleeve, booklet & record near mint 125€ (see also Orchestra)

-HONEGGER: Nicolas de Flue, Pacific 231, Rugby - TZIPINE / Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire 2LP box-set COLUMBIA FCX 187/88 First french issue - First blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists (F) box, inner-sleeves & records near mint 160€


-HONEGGER: Jeanne au bûcher – DE VOCHT / Orchestre National de Belgique (recorded in 1943) 2LP box-set LVSM FALP 213/4 (F) sleeve & records near mint VERY RARE! 75€

-Marilyn HORNE Recital (Rossini, Donizetti, Mozart, Meyerbeer) DECCA SXL 6149 wide-band (UK) sleeve & record mint 60€

-HUMPERDINCK: Hänsel und Gretel - CLUYTENS (Irmgard Seefried, Anneliese Rothenberger, Elisabeth Höngen) Vienna Philharmonic 2LP box-set ELECTROLA STE 91366/67 First German issue - First white/golden label (G) box, booklet & records near mint 45€

-JANACEK: The Cunning Little Vixen - NEUMANN (Hanzalikova, Lebedova, Cupalova, Asmus) Orchestra & Chorus of the Prague National Theatre 2LP box-set SUPRAPHON LPV 453/54 original mono, no stereo exists - first blue/gold label (C) box & records near mint 45€

-JANACEK: The Cunning Little Vixen - NEUMANN (Hajossyova, Benackova, Novak) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus 2LP box-set SUPRAPHON 11163471/72 stereo - first blue/silver label (C) box & booklet near mint, records mint 45€  


-Gwyneth JONES Operatic recital (Wagner, Verdi, Beethoven, Cherubini) DECCA SXL 6249 Wide-band (GB) sleeve & record mint 55€

-Gertrude KAPPEL opera arias (1911 & 1924 recordings) Arias by Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, Bizet & Gounod - PREISER Lebendige Vergangenheit LV 117 - German soprano Gertrude Kappel (1884-1971) was one of the most famous Wagner, Mozart and Verdi interpreters of the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s (A) sleeve near mint, record mint 40€


-James KING Recital (Wagner, Beethoven, Weber) DECCA SXL 6326 Wide-band (UK) sleeve & record mint 55€

-Selma KURZ (1874-1933) Arias by Mozart, Verdi, Bellini, Massenet, Meyerbeer OLYMPUS RECORDS ORL 227 Original white label (UK) sleeve & record near mint 40€

-Albert LANCE "Airs d'opéras" (Tosca, Faust, Werther, Roméo et Juliette, Hérodiade, Rigoletto, La Bohème, I Pagliacci) Albert Wolff / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra Comique, Paris COLUMBIA FCX 678 first blue/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 40€ 

-Emmi LEISNER (Arias by Bach, Haendel, Gluck & Wagner) 10-inch DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON LPE 17130 first "alle Hersteller" tulip label - original mono, no stereo exists (G) sleeve & record near mint 45€

-LULLY: Atys - CHRISTIE / Les Arts Florissants (Guy de Mey, Guillemette Laurens, Agnès Mellon, Jean-Francois Gardeil) 3LP box-set HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 1257/59 (F) box near mint, booklet & records mint 75€

-Josef METTERNICH recital "In glanzvollen Bariton-Partien" (Arias by Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Gounod, Offenbach & Leoncavallo) Wilhelm Schüchter (conductor) 10-inch ELECTROLA WBLP 504 First red/gold label - First german issue - Original mono, no stereo exists (G) gatefold & record near mint 45€

-Alessandro MORESCHI "The last castrato" (Complete Vatican recordings) Sacred arias by Bach, Mozart, Palestrina, Vittoria, Rossini, Tosti, Terziani, Meluzzi, Pratesi, Aldega, Calzanera) 1902 & 1904 acoustic recordings OPAL 823 original white label - Alessandro Moreschi (1858-1922) was the last known castrato, and the only one to have made records. His recordings were made in 1902 and 1904 at the Vatican where he was a soloist. Most of these documents were collected here for the first time. This historic reissue includes all 12 records which Alessandro Moreschi is known to have made, as well as 5 choral records on which his voice is clearly discernible. (UK) sleeve near mint, record mint 45€ (also Sacred)

-Edda MOSER opera recital (Arias from Tannhäuser, Ariadne auf Naxos, Fidelio, Rinaldo, la Clemenza di Tito, Alceste, Iphigénie en Tauride, Oberon) Peter Schneider / Münchner Rundfunkorchester EMI 2703701 first german issue (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 25€

-MOZART MATINÉE DER SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE (2 arias, Divertimento K.136, Symphonies n°26 & 30) - Rita STREICH / Bernhard Paumgartner / Camerata Salzburg DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138695 “alle Hersteller” tulip label, red stereo (G) gatefold near mint, record mint 75€

-MOZART: Arias - Maria STADER (soprano) / Bernhard Paumgartner / Camerata Salzburg DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPEM 136369 First "alle Hersteller" tulip label - red stereo (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 60€

-MOZART "Airs pour soprano et orchestre" - Teresa STICH RANDALL (Le Nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, Concert arias) - André Cluytens / Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 439 first red/silver label - first french issue - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) wooden-spine sleeve near mint, record mint & unplayed 195€ (also Stich Randall)

-MOZART: Concert arias (Konzert-Arien) - Lucia POPP (soprano) / Leopold Hager / Mozarteum-Orchester Salzburg DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON 4109611 stereo - first german issue (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 35€

-MOZART: Concert arias (Konzert-Arien) - Edita GRUBEROVA (soprano) / Leopold Hager / Mozarteum-Orchester Salzburg DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON 4109601 stereo - first german issue (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 35€

-MOZART: Opera arias (Arias from Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, Così fan tutte, Idomeneo, The Abduction from the serail, La Clemenza di Tito) - Nicolai GEDDA (tenor) / André Cluytens / Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire COLUMBIA FCX 686 First French issue - First blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - Wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) wooden-spine sleeve, booklet & record near mint 55€

-MOZART: Così fan tutte - KARAJAN (Schwarzkopf, Merriman, Panerai, Simoneau, Otto, Bruscantini) Philharmonia Orchestra 3LP box-set COLUMBIA FCX 484/86 original mono, no stereo exists - first blue/silver label - Wonderful cover and booklet artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) box, booklet & records near mint 95€

-MOZART: Così fan tutte – ROSBAUD (Stich-Randall, Berganza, Panerai…) Recorded live in Aix-en-Provence on July 26 1957 - 3LP box-set FNAC Rappel 4 Original mono, no stereo exists (F) FACTORY SEALESD 95€

-MOZART: Così fan tutte – ROSBAUD (Stich-Randall, Berganza, Panerai…) Recorded live in Aix-en-Provence on July 26 1957 - 3LP box-set FNAC Rappel 4 Original mono, no stereo exists (F) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 75€


-MOZART : Cosi fan tutte – JOCHUM / Berlin Philharmonic 3LP-box-set DG stereo tulip SKL 109/111 tulip « alle Hersteller » (G) box-set nm, records mint 50€ 

-MOZART: Don Giovanni – FRICSAY (Fischer-Dieskau, Stader, Jurinac, Seefried, Kohn, Haefliger, Kreppel) 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138050/52 First "alle Hersteller" tulip label - red stereo sticker (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 165€

-MOZART: Don Giovanni - BÖHM (Fischer-Dieskau, Arroyo, Nilsson, Grist, Flagello, Schreier, Mariotti, Talvela) Orchester des Nationaltheaters Prag 4LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 104948/51 stereo - first tulip label - first issue (G) box & booklet near mint, records mint 55€

-MOZART: Don Giovanni - ROSBAUD (Campo, Stich-Randall, Danco, Cortis, Moffo) Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire 4LP box-set PATHÉ DTX 218/21 first green/silver label - first issue - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) box near mint, records mint & unplayed 245€

-MOZART: Don Giovanni - KLEMPERER (Ghiaurov, Watson, Ludwig) New Philharmonia orchestra 4LP box-set ANGEL SMA 91494/97First stereo white/gold label (no STC, no STE exist! This ANGEL SMA was the first German issue!) box-set, booklet & records near mint 65€

-MOZART: Don Giovanni - KARAJAN (Ramey, Tomowa-Sintow, Baltsa, Winbergh, Furlanetto) Berlin Philharmonic 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4191791 digital (1985) first german issue (G) FACTORY SEALED 95€

-MOZART: Don Giovanni - BUSCH / Brownlee, Helletsgruber, Souez, Baccaloni (1936 Glyndebourne recording) 3LP box-set LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE "Les Grandes Collections" FJLP 5044/46 first cream label - first french issue (F) box, booklet & records near mint 75€

-MOZART: Don Giovanni - BUSCH / Brownlee, Helletsgruber, Souez, Baccaloni (1936 Glyndebourne recording) 3LP box-set HIS MASTER'S VOICE ALP 1199/1201 First english LP issue - First red/gold label (UK) box, booklet & records near mint minus 45€


-MOZART: Don Giovanni – BUSCH / Brownlee, Helletsgruber, Souez, Baccaloni (1936 Glyndebourne recording) 3LP box-set RCA first US LP issue (US) box & records near mint 30€

-MOZART: Die Entführung aus dem Serail - BEECHAM / Royal Philharmonic (Marshall, Hollweg, Simoneau, Unger, Frick) 3LP box-set COLUMBIA SAX 2427/29 blue/silver stereophonic - first english issue (UK) box & cardboard near mint, records mint 295€

-MOZART: Le Nozze di Figaro - BUSCH (1934 Glyndebourne recording) 2LP gatefold CALIG 30851/52 (G) gatefold near mint, record mint 35€

-MOZART: Idomeneo - FRICSAY / Vienna Philharmonic (Kmentt, Grümmer, Waechter, Lorengar, Haefliger) Salzburg 26.7.1961 3LP box-set MELODRAM 701 First LP issue (I) box near mint, booklet & records mint 50€

-MOZART: Die Zauberflöte - FRICSAY / Maria Stader, Ernst Haefliger, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Rita Streich, Lisa Otto, Josef Greindl / RIAS Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / RIAS Kammerchor 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON LPM 18264/66 first "alle Hersteller" tulip label - original mono, no stereo exists (G) box VG+ (minor wear), records mint & unplayed 95€

-MOZART: Die Zauberflöte - BÖHM / Evelyn Lear, Lisa Otto, Roberta Peters, Fritz Wunderlich, Dietrich-Fischer Dieskau, Franz Crass / Berlin Philharmonic 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138981/83 stereo - first "alle Hersteller" tulip label (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 65€

-MOZART: Die Zauberflöte - DAVIS / Staatskapelle Dresden 3LP box-set ETERNA 725027/29 digital (GDR) box near mint, booklet & records mint 65€


-MOZART: Die Zauberflöte – KARAJAN Vienna mono recording 3LP box-set COLUMBIA FCX 150/2 (F) box & records near mint 35€

-MUSSORGSKY: Boris Godunov - GOLOVANOV / Pirogov, Zlatogorova, Mikhailov, Kozlovsky, Nelepp, Lubenzov / Orchestra & Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow (1948/1949 recording) 4LP set DOLGOIGRAYUSHAYA 05836-43 (pre-Melodiya) first red/gold lighthouse label - original mono, no stereo exists (R) sleeves & records near mint 175€

-MUSSORGSKY: Boris Godunov - FEDOSEYEV (Alexander Vedernikov, Irina Arkhipova, Vladimir Matorin, Vladislav Piavko, Yuri Masurok, Andrei Sokolov, Artur Eisen) USSR TV & Radio Large Orchestra & Chorus 4LP box-set PHILIPS 412281-1 stereo (NL) box near mint, booklet mint, records mint & unplayed 75€

-Claudia MUZIO "Airs d'opéras italiens" (Italian opera arias) LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE "Gravures illustres" COLH 101 first grey label (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 40€

-ORFF: Die Kluge - SAWALLISCH / Schwarzkopf, Cordes, Frick, Prey, Kuen / Philharmonia Orchestra 2LP set COLUMBIA SAX 2257/58 blue/silver stereophonic - First english issue (UK) sleeves near mint, records mint 325€


-ORFF: Der Mond - KEGEL / Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Leipzig / Rundfunkchor Leipzig 2LP gatefold ETERNA 826332/33 black label (GDR) gatefold & record near mint 45€

-ORFF: De temporum fine comoedia - KARAJAN / Cologne Radio Orchestra DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2530432 (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 45€

-André PERNET recital (Bass arias by Gounod, Massenet, Offenbach, Mussorgsky, Rossini) ODEON ODX 135 First french issue - First red/silver label (F) sleeve & record near mint 45€


-POULENC: Dialogues des Carmélites – DERVAUX (Duval, Crespin, Gorr) 3LP box-set LA VOIX DE SON MAÎTRE FALP 523/25 original french issue, first red/silver label – mono. There was no stereo – wonderful box-set & booklet artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris 45€

-POULENC: Les Mamelles de Tirésias - CLUYTENS / Duval, Giraudeau / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra Comique, Paris COLUMBIA FCX 230 First blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - Wonderful cover artwork by Erté (F) sleeve & record near mint 80€


-POULENC: La Voix humaine – Denise DUVAL (soprano) / Georges Prêtre CLUB NATIONAL DU DISQUE 814 (F) sleeve nm, record mint 15€

-PROKOFIEV: L’Ange de feu (The Fiery Angel) – Charles BRUCK / Orchestre de l’Opéra de Paris King Size Linen Book Set (34 X 41 cm) VEGA VAL 10 (F) Luxury “Édition Originale” - Limited edition - Artwork & booklet illustrations by Maurice Tapiero (book set near mint, records mint) A MUST FOR COLLECTORS OF FRENCH RECORDS 185€

-PUCCINI: Gianni Schicchi - SANTINI (Los Angeles, Gobbi) Orchestra of the Rome Opera House HIS MASTER'S VOICE ASD 295 stereophonic golden circle (UK) sleeve near mint, record mint & unplayed 125€


-PUCCINI : Madama Butterfly – SANTINI (Los Angeles, Björling) ELECTROLA 3LP box-set STE 91076/8 TEST-PRESSING ! box & records mint 45€

-PUCCINI: Manon Lescaut - SINOPOLI (Mirella Freni, Placido Domingo, Renato Bruson) Philharmonia Orchestra 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4138931 digital (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 65€

-PUCCINI: Tosca - KARAJAN (Katia Ricciarelli, José Carreras, Ruggero Raimondi) Berlin Philharmonic 2LP box DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2707121 stereo (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 40€

-PURCELL: Dido and Aeneas - JONES / Kirsten FLAGSTAD, Elisabeth SCHWARZKOPF, Thomas HEMSLEY / Mermaid Singers & Orchestra HIS MASTER'S VOICE ALP 1026 first red/gold label - Original mono, no stereo exists (UK) sleeve near mint, record mint & unplayed 80€

-PURCELL: Dido and Aeneas - CHRISTIE / Guillemette Laurens, Jill Feldman, Philippe Cantor / Les Arts Florissants HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 5173 (F) sleeve & booklet near mint, record mint 45€

-PURCELL: King Arthur - DELLER / Deller Consort / The King's Musick 2LP box-set HARMONIA MUNDI HM 252/53 stereo (F) box near mint, records mint 40€ 

-RAMEAU: Zais - LEONHARDT / Jacobs, Elwes, Van Egmond, Marsh / La Petite Bande 4LP box-set STIL 1010 S 77 first french issue (F) box & booklet near mint, records mint 65€

-RAVEL: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - ANSERMET / Orchestre de la Suisse Romande DECCA SXL 2212 "Original recording by" at 10 o'clock - First english issue (UK) sleeve near mint, record mint 595€


-RAVEL : L’Enfant et les sortilèges – Ernest BOUR / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise COLUMBIA FCX 189 original french issue (F) cover & record mint Extremely hard to find in such a perfect condition 110€

-RAVEL: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - MAAZEL / Orchestre National de l'ORTF, Paris DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138675 "alle Hersteller" tulip label . red stereo (G) gatefold & record near mint 45€

-RAVEL: L'Heure espagnole - CLUYTENS / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra Comique, Paris COLUMBIA CX 1076 First blue/gold label - First English issue - Original mono, no stereo exists DREAM CONDITION (UK) sleeve & record mint 110€

-RAVEL: L'Heure espagnole - MAAZEL / Orchestre national de l'ORTF, Paris DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138970 "alle Hersteller" tuli label - First issue (G) gatefold & record near mint 45€

-Mado ROBIN récital (Arias by Rossini, Massenet, Gounod, Thomas, Offenbach, David, Delibes, Massé, Bennedict, Ponce) Pierre Dervaux / Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris PATHÉ DTX 276 first green/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 50€


-Anny SCHLEMM: Arias by Verdi & Puccini – Bamberger Symphoniker / Herbert Sandberg DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPEM 136031 TEST-PRESSING (1959) (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 120€

-SCHOECK: Penthesilea - MACAL / Smith, Janku, Scherler, Kostia,Hermann / Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester / Choruses of the NDR and WDR 2LP box-set BASF-HARMONIA MUNDI 4922485/6 stereo - first german issue (G) box & booklet near mint, records mint 50€

-SCHOENBERG: Moses und Aron - GIELEN / Günter Reich, Louis Devos / Orchestra & Chorus of the Auatrian Radio 2LP box-set 6700084 stereo - first issue (NL) box, booklet & records near mint 45€

-SCHOENBERG: Moses und Aron - BOULEZ / Günter Reich, Richard Cassilly / BBC Symphony Orchestra / BBC Singers CBS 79201 stereo - first issue (G) FACTORY SEALED 45€

-SCHOENBERG: Moses und Aron - KEGEL / Werner Haseleu, Reiner Goldberg / Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Leipzig / Rundfunkchor Leipzig 2LP gatefold ETERNA 826889/90 stereo - first issue (GDR) gatefold, booklet & records near mint 45€

-Elisabeth SCHUMANN recital (Lieder by Wolf & Strauss) LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE "Gravures illustres" COLH 102 first grey label (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 45€

-Irmgard SEEFRIED Opera arias by Mozart, Strauss, Weber, Beethoven & Haendel DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPEM 136477 First "alle Hersteller" tulip label (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 50€ 

-Marcella SEMBRICH (vol. 1 & 2) Arias by Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Thomas, Hahn, Moniuszko, Flotow 2LP set OLYMPUS ORL 215 & 229 Polish-born Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935) was the most important belcanto soprano of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century, along with Luisa Tetrazzini (UK) sleeves & records near mint 65€

-SHOSTAKOVICH: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - ROSTROPOVICH / Vishnevskaya, Gedda, Petkov / London Philharmonic 3LP box-set EMI SLS5157 stereo -first english issue (UK) box, near mint, booklet mint, records mint 55€

-SHOSTAKOVICH: The Nose - ROZHDESTVENSKY / soloists / Orchestra of the Moscow Chamber Musical Theatre 2LP gatefold MELODIYA C 10-07007-10 stereo - first blue/silver label (R) gatefold near mint, records mint 50€

-The Art of ANJA SILJA (live excerpts from Die Walküre, Tristan und Isolde, Götterdämmerung, Wozzeck, Tosca, La Fanciulla del West, Mahagonny, The Tales of Hoffmann) LEGENDARY RECORDINGS LR 131 (US) cover featuring rare and nice portrait of the artist - sleeve near mint, record mint 55€

-Leo SLEZAK Historische Aufnahmen (Historical recordings) Arias by Wagner, Verdi, Leoncavallo & Schubert 10-inch DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON LPE 17116 TEST-PRESSING original mono, no stereo exists (G) sleeve & record near mint 75€

-Leo SLEZAK Historische Aufnahmen II (Historical recordings vol. 2) Arias by Schubert, Brahms, Strauss & Hildach 10-inch DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON LPE 17147 first "alle Hersteller" tulip label - original mono, no stereo exists (G) sleeve & record near mint 45€

-SOIRÉE DE GALA À L'OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (GALA AT THE MONTE-CARLO OPERA) Arias & Scenes from BELLINI (Norma, I Puritani, Linda di Chamounix), VERDI (Aida, I Vespri siciliani) & ROSSINI (Guglielmo Tell) Renata SCOTTO (soprano) / Louis FRÈMAUX / Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138653 TEST-PRESSING (G) sleeve near mint minus (minor wear), record mint 65€

-Giuseppe DI STEFANO À LA SCALA (Rigoletto, La Traviata, Un Ballo in Maschera, Tosca, La Bohème, Cavalleria Rusticana, I Pagliacci) Victor de Sabata, Tulli Serafin, Antonino Votto / Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan COLUMBIA FCX 929 first blue/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 50€

-Giuseppe DI STEFANO: Opera Recital, Bartoletti DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138827 tulip red stereo (G) sleeve nm, record mint 40€

-Giuseppe DI STEFANO: Opera Recital, Bartoletti DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138827 tulip red stereo (G) sleeve nm, record mint 40€

-Giuseppe DI STEFANO: Operatic recital (Arias by Puccini, Giordano, Bizet, Massenet) – Franco Patane / Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich DECCA SXL 2111 "Original original Wide-band label (GB) sleeve near mint, record near mint 125€

-Giuseppe DI STEFANO & Rosanna CARTERI "Duos d'amour" (Carmen, Otello, Faust, Les Pêcheurs de perles, Iris) Antonino Tonini / Orchestre Symphonique de Milan COLUMBIA FCX 779 first blue/silver label - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Joubert, Paris (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 45€

-Teresa STICH RANDALL Mozart recital (Airs pour soprano et orchestre) Le Nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, Concert arias - André Cluytens / Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 439 first red/silver label - first french issue - original mono, no stereo exists - wonderful cover artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris (F) wooden-spine sleeve near mint, record mint & unplayed 195€ (also Mozart)

-Teresa STICH RANDALL (Aix-en-Provence live recital July 8 1956) Lieder by Mozart, Schubert, Brahms Strauss & Debussy 2LP box-set FNAC original French issue (F) FACTORY SEALED! 100€

-STRAUSS : Taillefer, Divertimento after Couperin – ROTHER (Cebotari, Hotter) Radio Berlin Orchestra URANIA 57042 (US) cover & record mint 30€

-STRAUSS: Elektra (highlights) - BÖHM (Inge Borkh, Marianne Schech, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau) / Staatskapelle Dresden (Recorded in 1960, in the Lukaskirche) ETERNA 825055 rare blue/white stereo label (GDR) sleeve & record near mint 145€

-STRAUSS : Der Rosenkavalier – BÖHM (Schech, Seefried, Streich, Fischer-Dieskau, Böhme) / Staatskapelle Dresden (Recorded in 1958, in the Lukaskirche. First issued in the GDR in 1960) 4LP box-set ETERNA 825080/83 TEST-PRESSING (GDR) – box-set & booklet near mint, records mint 290€

-STRAUSS : Der Rosenkavalier – BÖHM (Schech, Seefried, Streich, Fischer-Dieskau, Böhme) / Staatskapelle Dresden (Recorded in 1958, in the Lukaskirche) 4LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138040/43 "alle Hersteller" tulip label - red stereo sticker (G) box-set, booklet & records near mint 195€ 

-STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier - KARAJAN / Philharmonia Orchestra (1956) 4LP box-set COLUMBIA STC 90566/69 First white/gold stereo label (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 150€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - KARAJAN / Schwarzkopf, Seefried, Schock, Streich / Philharmonia Orchestra 3LP set COLUMBIA 33 CX 1292, 1293 & 1294 first bue/gold label - original mono, no stereo exists - first english issue (UK) sleeves & booklet near mint, records mint & unplayed 95€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - KARAJAN / Schwarzkopf, Seefried, Schock, Streich / Philharmonia Orchestra 3LP box-set COLUMBIA FCX 506/08 first blue silver/label - Wonderful cover and booklet artwork by Atelier Cassandre, Paris - first french issue (F) box & booklet near mint, records mint & unplayed 145€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - KEMPE / Janowitz, Zylis-Gara, King, Geszty, Adam / Staatskapelle Dresden 3LP box-set ETERNA 826009/11 First black label (GDR) box-set, booklet &records near mint 70€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - KEMPE / Janowitz, Zylis-Gara, King, Geszty, Adam / Staatskapelle Dresden 3LP box-set HIS MASTER'S VOICE SAN 217/17 First gold label (UK) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 55€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - KEMPE / Janowitz, Zylis-Gara, King, Geszty, Adam / Staatskapelle Dresden 3LP box-set ELECTROLA SMA 91771/73 First gold label (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 55€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - MASUR / Norman, Varady, Gruberova, Frey, Bär, Fischer-Dieskau / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig 2LP gatefold ETERNA 728024/25 digital (GDR) gatefold & records near mint 45€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - MASUR / Norman, Varady, Gruberova, Frey, Bär, Fischer-Dieskau / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig 2LP box-set PHILIPS 4220841 digital (NL) box & booklet near mint, records mint & unplayed 45€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - BÖHM / Reining, Seefried, Lorenz, Noni, Schöffler / Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (1944 recording) 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON LPM 18850/52 first "alle Hersteller" tulip label (G) box, booklet & records near mint 125€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos - BÖHM / Hillebrecht, Troyanos, Grist, Thomas, Fischer-Dieskau / Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2720027 stereo - wonderful pink linen box (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 75€

-STRAUSS: Ariadne auf Naxos – LEVINE / Tomowa-Sintow, Baltsa, Battle, Lakes, Prey / Vienna Philharmonic (1986 recording) 2LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4192251 digital (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 75€

-STRAUSS: Elektra - BÖHM / Borkh, Schech, Madeira, Fischer-Dieskau / Staatskapelle Dresden 2LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138690/91 first "alle Hersteller" stereo tulip label - Autographed by Inge Borkh ! (G) box, booklet & records mint 95€

-STRAUSS: Die Schweigsame Frau - JANOWSKI / Staatskapelle Dresden 4LP box-set ETERNA 827325/28 (GDR) box, booklet & records near mint 85€  

-STRAUSS: Die Frau ohne Schatten - BÖHM / Vienna State Opera Orchestra (1977 live recording) 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4154721 (G) FACTORY SEALED 75€

-STRAUSS: Die Frau ohne Schatten - BÖHM / Vienna State Opera Orchestra (1977 live recording) 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4154721 (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 60€

-STRAUSS : Die Frau ohne Schatten - KEILBERTH / Bavarian State Orchestra 4LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON stereo tulip SLPM 1389883 box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 40€

-STRAUSS: Salomé – REINER 1949 (Metropolitan) Welitsch, Thorborg, Janssen, Jagel PRIVATE RECORDING BJR 1561/62 (US) box-set & records mint 35€

-STRAUSS (Scenes from Elektra, Salome & Daphne) Elektra: Allein! Wehe, ganz allein (Elektra's monologue) Christel GOLTZ / Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Georg Solti - Salome: Final scene Christel GOLTZ / Württembergisches Staatsorchster Stuttgart / Ferdinand Leitner - Daphne: Monologue & Final scene Annelies KUPPER / Munich Philharmonic / Fritz Lehmann DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON LPM 18090 First "alle Hersteller" tulip issue - Original mono, no stereo exists - white/yellow/white sleeve (G) sleeve & record near mint 50€ 

-STRAUSS (Szenen aus Arabella, Die Frau ohne Schatten, Ariadne auf Naxos, Capriccio, Salome, Daphne) BÖHM / Staatskapelle Dresden, Wiener Staatsoper 2LP set ACANTA (G) sleeve & records mint 20€

-Johann STRAUSS: Die Fledermaus - Carlos KLEIBER / Bayerisches Staatsochester 2LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2740152 First issue - silk box (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 50€

-STRAVINSKY: Histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale) - MARKEVITCH / Jean Cocteau (narrator), Peter Ustinov (devil), Jean-Marie Fertey (soldier), Manoug Parikian (violin), Ulysse Delécluse (clarinet), Maurice André (trumpet) & other soloists PHILIPS "Trésors classiques" HI-FI STEREO 835181 LY (F) gatefold & record mint DREAM CONDITION! 90€

-STRAVINSKY: The Soldier's Tale - PRITCHARD / Helpmann, Longdon, Nicholls HIS MASTER'S VOICE ALP 1377 original mono, no stereo exists - first red/gold label (UK) sleeve & record near mint 45€

-STRAVINSKY: Le Rossignol (The Nightingale) – CLUYTENS / soloists, Choeur et Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise COLUMBIA FCX 439 First French issue - First blue/silver label - Original mono, no stereo exists - Wonderful cover artwork (UK) sleeve near mint, record mint 75€

-STRAVINSKY: Le Rossignol (The Nightingale) – CLUYTENS / soloists, Choeur et Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise COLUMBIA 33 CX 1437 (UK) sleeve near mint, record mint 50€

-STRAVINSKY: Perséphone – CLUYTENS / soloists, chorus, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire COLUMBIA FCX 412 (F) sleeve near mint, record mint ONE OF THE FINEST CLUYTENS RECORDINGS 95€

-STRAVINSKY: Oedipus Rex - DAVIS / Jean Marais (narrator) / Dowd, Johnson, Herincx, Remedios / Royal Philharmonic LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE ASDF 762 first red/silver stereo label - first french issue (F) wooden-spine sleeve & record near mint 75€

-Rita STREICH: Opera recital (Donizetti, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov, Offenbach, Nicolai) Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Kurt Gaebel & Richard Kraus (conductors) DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPEM 136368 first "alle Hersteller" tulip label - red stereo (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 60€ 

-Rita STREICH: Opera Recital (Puccini, Mozart, Massenet, Gounod, Verdi, Delibes, Bizet, Bellini) Deutsche Oper Berlin Orchestra & Chorus / Reinhard Peters (conductor) DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPEM 136495 first stereo tulip label (G) sleeve near mint, record mint 60€

-Conchita SUPERVIA sings Carmen PARLOPHONE-ODEON PMA 1024 First brown/gold LP issue - Wonderful cover with portrait of the artist - Incredible sound (UK) sleeve & record near mint 70€

-Conchita SUPERVIA sings Rossini PARLOPHONE-ODEON PMA 1025 First brown/gold LP issue - Wonderful cover with portrait of the artist - Incredible sound (UK) sleeve & record near mint 70€

-Joan SUTHERLAND "Operatic arias" (Arias from "Lucia di Lammermoor", "Ernani", "I Vespri Siciliani", "Linda di Chamounix") Nello Santi / Paris Conservatoire Orchestra DECCA SXL 2159 "Original recording by" at 10 o'clock - first english issue (UK) sleeve mint, record mint & unplayed 195€  

-Renata TEBALDI "Operatic recital" (Arias by Mozart, Rossini, Catalani, Cilea, Mascagni) – Aberto Erade / Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia DECCA SXL 2043 "Original recording by" at 10 o'clock - first english issue (UK) sleeve near mint minus, record near mint 195€

-TELEMANN: Die Tageszeiten - KOCH / Ingrid Czerny, Gertrud Prenzlow, Gerhard Unger, Günther Leib / Solistenvereinigung und Kammerorchester Berlin DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138785 First "alle Hersteller" tulip label - red stereo (G) sleeve & record near mint 35€

-TCHAIKOVSKY: The Queen of Spades (La Dame de Pique / Pique Dame) - ROSTROPOVICH / Vishnevskaya, Gougaloff, Resnik / Orchestre National de France 4LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2740176 stereo - first issue (G) box & booklet near mint, records mint 55€

-Georges THILL "Airs d'opéras francais" (Roméo et Juliette, Les Troyens, La Juive, Le Cid, Les Huguenots, Alceste) LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE "Gravures illustres" COLH 115 first grey label (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 45€

-VERDI: La Forza del destino - MOLINARI PRADELLI (Tebaldi, Del Monaco, Bastianini, Siepi, Corena, Simionato) Orchestra & Chorus of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome 4LP box-set DECCA SXL 2069/72 "Original recording by" at 10 o'clock - first english issue (UK) box & booklet near mint, records mint & unplayed 315€

-VERDI: Simon Boccanegra - SANTINI (Tito Gobbi, Victoria de los Angeles, Boris Christoff, Giuseppe Campora) Orchestra & Chorus of the Rome Opera 3LP box-set HIS MASTER'S VOICE ALP 1634/36 first red/gold label - original mono, no stereo exists (UK) box & booklet near mint, records mint 70€ 

-WAGNER: Bayreuther Festspiele / Opera choruses - Wilhelm PITZ DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 136006 "alle Hersteller"tulip label - stereo sticker - 1958 issue - One of the earliest stereo DGG recordings (G) gatefold & record near mint 65€

-WAGNER: Die Feen (The Fairies) - SAWALLISCH (Esther Gray, Alexander, Anderson, Studer, Hermann, Rootering, Orth, Lövaas, Laki, Moll, Helm) Chor & Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks 3LP box-set ORFEO S 062833 F digital (G) box & booklet near mint, records mint & unplayed 40€

-WAGNER: Der Fliegende Holländer - KONWITSCHNY (Fischer-Dieskau, Schech, Wunderlich, Frick) / Staatsoper Berlin 3LP box-set ELECTROLA STE 91056/08 First white/golden label (G) box near mint, booklet & records mint 80€

-WAGNER: Der Fliegende Holländer – KEILBERTH / Bayreuth 1955 3LP box-set DECCA 5150-52 original issue (UK) box-set, inner-sleeves & records mint 40€

-WAGNER: Götterdämmerung - JANOWSKI / Staatskapelle Dresden 6LP box-set ETERNA 827595/600 (GDR) box, booklet & records near mint 90€ 

-WAGNER: Götterdämmerung – SOLTI / Vienna Philharmonic 6LP box-set DECCA stereo, first german issue (G) box-set & records mint 55€

-WAGNER: Lohengrin - KEILBERTH / Bayreuth Festival 1953 (Eleanor Steber, Wolfgang Windgassen, Astrid Varnay, Hermann Uhde, Josef Greindl) 5LP box-set DECCA LXT 2880/84 first brown/gold label - original mono, no stereo exists (UK) box & booklet near mint, records mint & unplayed 195€

-WAGNER: Lohengrin - KEMPE / Vienna Philharmonic 5LP box-set ELECTROLA STA 91299/303 First German issue - golden label (G) box & booklet near mint, records mint 70

-WAGNER : Lohengrin – KUBELIK Bavarian Radio Orchestra 5LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2720036 (G) first German issue - box-set, booklet & records mint 45€

-WAGNER recital - THEO ADAM (Arias from Parsifal, Tristan and Isolde, Die Walküre, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, The Flying Dutchman) Staatskapelle Berlin / Otmar Suitner, conductor ETERNA 825678 RARE BLUE-WHITE STEREO LABEL! (GDR) sleeve near mint, record mint 100€

-WAGNER: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - KEMPE / Ferdinand Frantz, Elisabeth Grümmer, Rudolf Schock, Gerhard Unger, Marga Höffgen, Beno Kusche, Gottlob Frick / Berlin Philharmonic 5LP set HIS MASTER'S VOICE ALP 1506/10 first red/gold label - original mono, no stereo exists - first english issue (UK) sleeves near mint, records mint & unplayed 245€

-WAGNER: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – CLUYTENS / Bayreuth 1957 (Neidlinger, Grümmer, Geisler, Schmidt-Walter, Greindl) 5LP box-set MELODRAM 572 (Original italian issue) box-set near mint, boklet & records mint 80€

-WAGNER: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - KARAJAN / Bayreuth 1951 (Edelmann, Schwarzkopf, Hopf, Kunz, Malaniuk) 5LP box-set COLUMBIA C 90275/79 first german issue - original mono, no stereo exists (G) box near mint, records mint 80€

-WAGNER: Parsifal – BOULEZ (1970 Bayreuth recording) 5LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2720034 first German issue (G) FACTORY SEALED! 50€

-WAGNER: Parsifal – KNAPPERTSBUSCH (1951 live Bayreuth recording) Windgassen, Mödl, London, Weber - 6LP box-set DECCA LXT 2651/56 first brown/gold label - first english issue - original mono, no stereo exists (UK) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 275€

-WAGNER: Parsifal – KNAPPERTSBUSCH (1951 live Bayreuth recording) Windgassen, Mödl, London, Weber - 6LP box-set DECCA LXT 2651/56 original mono, no stereo exists – early german black/gold label (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 175€

-WAGNER: Parsifal - KNAPPERTSBUSCH (1962 Bayreuth recording) Thomas, Dalis, London, Hotter - 5LP box-set PHILIPS 835220/24 AY stereo (NL) box & booklet near mint, records mint 195€

 WAGNER: Parsifal - KNAPPERTSBUSCH (1962 Bayreuth recording) Thomas, Dalis, London, Hotter - 5LP box-set PHILIPS 835220/24 AY stereo - first french issue (F) box & booklet near mint, records mint 195€

-WAGNER: Parsifal – KNAPPERTSBUSCH (1956 Bayreuth recording) 5LP box-set MELODRAM MEL 563 Original italian issue (I) 80€

-WAGNER: Parsifal – KNAPPERTSBUSCH (1960 Bayreuth recording) 4LP box-set MELODRAM MEL 603 Original italian issue (I) 80€

-WAGNER: Parsifal - KARAJAN 5LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2741002 DIGITAL (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 50€

-WAGNER: Das Rheingold - SOLTI / Vienna Philharmonic (Flagstad, London, Watson, Svanholm, Neidlinger, Waechter, Böhme) 3LP box-set DECCA SXL 2101/03 first wide-band grooved label - "Original recording by" at 10 o'clock (UK) box near mint, booklet & records mint 245€

-WAGNER: Das Rheingold - KARAJAN / Bayreuth Festival Orchestra / Sigurd Björling, Ira Malaniuk, Wolfgang Windgassen, Ludwig Weber (1951) 3LP box-set MELODRAM MEL 516 original italian issue (I) box, booklet & records near mint 90€

-WAGNER: Das Rheingold - JANOWSKI / Staatskapelle Dresden 3LP box-set ETERNA 827582/84 (GDR) box, booklet & records near mint 60€

-WAGNER: Siegfried - JANOWSKI / Staatskapelle Dresden 5LP box-set ETERNA 827590/94 (GDR) box, booklet & records near mint 90€

-WAGNER: Tannhäuser - SAWALLISCH (Silja, Windgassen, Bumbry, Waechter, Greindl) / Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus 3LP box-set PHILIPS 835178/80 AY - "HI-FI STERO" label (NL) box & booklet near mint, records mint 245€ 

WAGNER: Tannhäuser – KONWITSCHNY (Grümmer, Hopf, Schech, Fischer-Dieskau, Frick, Wunderlich) / Staatskapelle Berlin 4LP box-set ELECTROLA STE 91087/90 First white/gold label - First german issue (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 85€

-WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde - FURTWÄNGLER (Suthaus, Flagstad, Thebom, Fischer-Dieskau) / Philharmonia Orchestra 6LP box-set LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 221/26 First red/silver label (F) box-set excellent, booklet, sleeves & records near mint 545€

-WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde - FURTWÄNGLER (Suthaus, Flagstad, Thebom, Fischer-Dieskau) / Philharmonia Orchestra 5LP box-set MELODIYA C 022869/78 early yellow label (R) box-set, booklet & records near mint 95€

-WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde – Carlos KLEIBER (Kollo, Price, Fassbaender, Fischer-Dieskau, Moll) / Staatskapelle Dresden 5LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2741006 digital (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 75€

-WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde – Carlos KLEIBER (Kollo, Price, Fassbaender, Fischer-Dieskau, Moll) / Staatskapelle Dresden 5LP box-set ETERNA 827577/81 digital - Original GDR issue (GDR) box-set, booklet & records near mint 115€

-WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde - BERNSTEIN (Hofmann, Behrens, Minton, Weikl, Sotin) / Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks 5LP box-set PHILIPS 6769091 digital (G) box & booklet near mint, records mint 75€

-WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde (Liebesduett, Brangänes Ruf, Isoldes Liebestod) - LEITNER / Astrid Varnay, Wolfgang Windgassen, Hertha Töpper / Bamberger Symphoniker DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPEM 136030 First "alle Hersteller" tulip label - stereo sticker (G) sleeve & record near mint 40€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre – FURTWÄNGLER (Mödl, Frantz, Suthaus, Rysanek, Frick, Klose) Vienna Philharmonic (recorded in 1954) (Furtwängler’s last recording. He died few weeks after) 5LP set HIS MASTER’S VOICE ALP 1257/61 First english issue! original red/gold label (UK) box-set near mint minus, booklet & records near mint 260€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre – FURTWÄNGLER (Mödl, Frantz, Suthaus, Rysanek, Frick, Klose) Vienna Philharmonic (recorded in 1954) (Furtwängler’s last recording. He died few weeks after) 5LP set LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE FALP 383/87 first french issue - first red/silver label - Wonderful artwork by Atelier Cassandre (F) box, booklet & records near mint 325€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre – FURTWÄNGLER (Mödl, Frantz, Suthaus, Rysanek, Frick, Klose) Vienna Philharmonic (recorded in 1954) (Furtwängler’s last recording. He died few weeks after) 5LP set LA VOZ DE SU AMO LALP 401/5 first spanish issue - La Voz de su amo spanish pressings are known for their fantastic quality. Possibly the best of all early pressings ! First red/silver label - Wonderful artwork (F) box, booklet & records near mint 325€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre – KEILBERTH / Bayreuth 1954 (Varnay, Hotter, Lorenz, Mödl, Greindl, Milinkovic) 4LP box-set MELODRAM 547 (Original Italian issue) box set near mint, booklet & records mint 80€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre - JANOWSKI / Staatskapelle Dresden 5LP box-set ETERNA 827585/89 (GDR) box, booklet & records near mint 90€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre (Acts 1 & 2) – WALTER / Vienna Philharmonic (Melchior, Lehmann, Fuchs, Hotter, List) 3LP box-set ELECTROLA “Unvergänglich unvergessen” (G) box near mint, records mint 70€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre (Acte 1), Götterdämmerung (Dawn, Siegfried's Rhine Journey, Siegfried's Funeral Music) - KNAPPERTSBUSCH / Kirsten Flagstad, Set Svanholm, Arnold van Mill / Vienna Philharmonic 2LP box-set DECCA SXL 2074/75 "Original recording by" at 10 o'clock - first english issue (UK) box vg++ (minor wear), records near mint 545€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre (End of Act 2, Act 3) - SOLTI / Vienna Philharmonic (Flagstad, Schech, Svanholm, Edelmann) 2LP box-set DECCA SXL 2031/32 "Original recording by" at 10 o'clock - first english issue (UK) box near mint, booklet mint, records mint & unplayed 245€

-WAGNER: Die Walküre (final scene) / Götterdämmerung (excerpts) - Frida LEIDER, Lauritz MELCHIOR, Friedrich SCHORR LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE "Gravures illustres" COLH 105 first grey label (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 40€

-WAGNER: Die Meistersinger – KARAJAN / Bayreuth 1951 5LP box-set COLUMBIA C90275-79 33WCX 501-505 (G) first German issue, box-set near mint, records mint 60€

-WAGNER / Grosse Sänger der Bayreuther Festspiele 1900-1930 2LP-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2721109 (G) sleeve & records mint 20€

-WAGNER / Grosse Sänger der Bayreuther Festspiele 1930-1944 2LP-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2721110 (G) sleeve & records mint 20€

-WAGNER / Grosse Sänger der Bayreuther Festspiele 1951-1960 2LP-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2721111 (G) sleeve & records mint 20€

-WAGNER / Grosse Sänger der Bayreuther Festspiele seit 1960 2LP-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2721112 (G) sleeve & records mint 15€

-WAGNER / Grosse Dirigenten der Bayreuther Festspiele 2LP-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2721112 (G) sleeve & records mint 20€

-GERMAINE LUBIN sings WAGNER (Tristan and Isolde, Lohengrin, Tannhäuser, Siegfried), Reyer (Sigurd), Fauré (Au bord de l’eau), Chopin (Tristesse), Wolf (Verborgenheit), Schubert (Erlkönig), Blangini (Per Valli, per boschi), Leguernay (Signes) ODEON ORX 159 M Original French issue (F) very rare item! cover near mint, record mint 90€

-Régine CRESPIN "La Voix de Wagner" (Wesendonck-Lieder, Parsifal, Lohengrin, Die Walküre) Georges Prêtre / Orchestre National de la RTF LA VOIX DE SON MAITRE ASDF 229 stereo - first red/silver label (F) dowel-spine sleeve & record near mint 60€ (also Lied)

-WEBER: Der Freischütz - KEILBERTH / Berlin Philharmonic 3LP box-set HIS MASTER'S VOICE ASD 319/21 stereophonic golden circle (UK) box & booklet near mint, records mint 425€

-WEBER: Der Freischütz – JOCHUM / Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Seefried, Holm, Streich, Böhme, Wächter) 2LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPM 138639/40 „alle Hersteller“ tulip label, stereo sticker (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 80€

-WEBER: Der Freischütz - Carlos KLEIBER / Staatskapelle Dresden (Janowitz, Mathis, Schreier, Adam, Crass) 3LP box-set ETERNA 826431/33 TEST-PRESSING (GDR) box & booklet near mint, records mint 245€

-WEBER: Der Freischütz – Carlos KLEIBER / Staatskapelle Dresden (Janowitz, Mathis, Schreier, Adam, Crass) 3LP box-set DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 2720071 - Recording engineer: Claus Strüben (G) box-set near mint, booklet & records mint 50€

-WEBER: Abu Hassan - RÖGNER / Staatskapelle Dresden (Schreier, Hallstein, Adam) ETERNA 826131 stereo - First black label (GDR) sleeve & record near mint 45€

-WEBER: Abu Hassan - RÖGNER / Staatskapelle Dresden (Schreier, Hallstein, Adam) EURODISC 80608 MR stereo - First German issue (G) sleeve & record near mint 35€

-Stefania WOYTOWICZ opera recital (Arias by Mozart, Rossini, Puccini, Boito, Rimsky-Korsakov, Moniuszko) Warsaw Philharmonic, Witold Rowicki (conductor) DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON SLPEM 136229 red stereo - first "alle Hersteller" tulip label (G) sleeve & record near mint 50€