LA NILSSON - COMPLETE DECCA AND DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON RECORDINGS (79 CDS + 2 DVDS)
LA NILSSON - COMPLETE DECCA AND DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON RECORDINGS (79 CDS + 2 DVDS)
LA NILSSON - COMPLETE DECCA AND DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON RECORDINGS (79 CDS + 2 DVDS)

LA NILSSON - COMPLETE DECCA AND DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON RECORDINGS (79 CDS + 2 DVDS)

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Limited Edition 79-CD + 2-DVD covering all the major roles Nilsson performed – 27 full-length operas including 2 full Wagner ‘Ring’ cycles.

Birgit Nilsson’s complete Decca, Philips and Deutsche Grammophon recordings marking her 100th birthday and produced with the full support of the Birgit Nilsson Foundation.

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Wiener Philharmoniker
Georg Solti
Fritz Uhl (Tristan), Birgit Nilsson (Isolde), Regina Resnik (Brangaene), Arnold van Mill (Konig Marke), Tom Krause (Kurwenal), Theodor Kirschbichler (Steuermann), Peter Klein (Hirt), Ernst Kozub (Melot), Waldemar Kmentt (Stimme eines jungen Seemanns), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1960


Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (excerpts)
Hans Knappertsbusch
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1959


Wagner: Die Walküre
London Symphony Orchestra
Erich Leinsdorf
Birgit Nilsson (Brünnhilde), George London (Wotan), Jon Vickers (Siegmund), Gré Brouwenstijn (Sieglinde), David Ward (Hunding), Rita Gorr (Fricka), Marie Collier (Gerhilde), Judith Pierce (Helmwige), Julia Malyon (Ortlinde), Margreta Elkins (Waltraute), Noreen Berry (Siegrune), Maureen Guy (Grimgerde), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1961


Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen
Georg Solti
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1958


Strauss, R: Salome
Wiener Philharmoniker
Georg Solti
Birgit Nilsson (Salome), Eberhard Wächter (Jokanaan), Gerhard Stolze (Herod), Grace Hoffman (Herodias), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1961


Strauss, R: Elektra
Wiener Philharmoniker
Georg Solti
Birgit Nilsson (Elektra), Regina Resnik (Klytämnestra), Marie Collier (Chrystothemis), Gerhard Stolze (Aegisth), Tom Krause (Orest), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1966


Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527
Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor
Erich Leinsdorf
Birgit Nilsson (Donna Anna), Cesare Siepi (Don Giovanni), Cesare Valletti (Don Ottavio), Leontyne Price (Donna Elvira), Fernando Corena (Leoporello), Arnold Van Mill (Il Commendatore), Heinz Blankenburg (Masetto), Eugenia Ratti (Zerlina), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1959


Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Wiener Philharmoniker, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Lorin Maazel
Birgit Nilsson (Leonore), James McCracken (Florestan), Kurt Böhme (Rocco), Tom Krause (Pizarro), Graziella Sciutti (Marzelline), Donald Grobe (Jaquino), Hermann Prey (Don Fernando), Kurt Equiluz & Günther Adam (Prisoners), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1961


Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Georg Solti
Birgit Nilsson (Amelia), Carlo Bergonzi (Riccardo), Cornell MacNeil (Renato), Giulietta Simionato (Ulrica), Sylvia Stahlman (Oscar), Tom Krause (Silvano), Fernando Corena (Samuele), Libero Arbace (Tom), Piero De Palma (Un Giudice), Vittorio Pandano (Un servo), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1961


Verdi: Macbeth
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Thomas Schippers
Birgit Nilsson (Lady Macbeth), Giuseppe Taddei (Macbeth), Giovanni Foiani (Banco), Bruno Prevedi (Macduff), Piero De Palma (Malcolm), Dora Carral (Dama), Giuseppe Morresi (Medico), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1964


Verdi: Aida (excerpts)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
John Pritchard
Birgit Nilsson (Aida), Luigi Ottolini (Radamès), Grace Hoffman (Amneris), Louis Quilico (Amonasro), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1963


Verdi: Arias
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Argeo Quadri
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1962


Puccini: Tosca
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Lorin Maazel
Birgit Nilsson (Tosca), Franco Corelli (Cavaradossi), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Scarpia), Alfredo Mariotti (Il Sagristano), Piero de Palma (Spoletta), Silvio Maionica (Angelotti), Dino Mantovani (Sciarrone), Patricio Veronelli (Un pastore), Paolo Tosi (Un carceriere), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1966


Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen
Karl Böhm
Theo Adam (Wotan), Gerd Nienstedt (Donner), Hermin Esser (Froh), Wolfgang Windgassen (Loge), Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich), Erwin Wohlfahrt (Mime), Martti Talvela (Fasolt) Kurt Böhme (Fafner), Annelies Burmeister (Fricka), Anja Silja (Freia), Vera Soukupova (Erda, Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (5)
London Symphony Orchestra
Colin Davis
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1971


Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiel
Karl Böhm
Wolfgang Windgassen (Tristan), Birgit Nilsson (Isolde), Christa Ludwig (Brangäne), Martti Talvela (King Marke), Eberhard Waechter (Kurwenal), Claude Heater (Melot), Erwin Wohlfahrt (Hirt), Gerd Nienstedt (Steuermann), Peter Schreier (Seemann), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1966


Wagner: Tannhäuser (Dresden version)
Deutsche Oper Berlin
Otto Gerdes
Birgit Nilsson (Elisabeth/Venus), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tannhäuser), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Wolfram von Eschenbach), Theo Adam (Hermann), Horst R Laubenthal (Walther von der Vogelweide), Klaus Hirte (Biterolf), Friedrich Lenz (Heinrich der Schreiber), Hans Sotin (Reinmar von Zweter),, Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1969


Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527
Orchestra Of The National Theatre Prague
Karl Böhm
Birgit Nilsson (Donna Anna), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Don Giovanni), Ezio Flagello (Leporello), Martina Arroyo (Donna Elvira), Reri Grist (Zerlina), Peter Schreier (Don Ottavio), Martti Talvela (Il Commendatore), Alfredo Mariotti (Masetto), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1967


Weber: Oberon
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Rafael Kubelík
Birgit Nilsson (Reiza), Donald Grobe (Oberon), Plácido Domingo (Huon), Julia Hamari (Fatima), Hermann Prey (Sherasmin), Marga Schiml (Puck), Arleen Auger (Mermaids), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1970


Strauss, R: Die Frau ohne Schatten
Wiener Staatsoper
Karl Böhm
Birgit Nilsson (Dyer's Wife), Walter Berry (Barak), Leonie Rysanek (Kaiserin), James King (Kaiser), Ruth Hesse (Amme), Peter Wimberger (Geisterbote), Lotte Rysanek (Stimme des Falken), Gertrude Jahn (Stimme von Oben), Ewald Aichberger (Erscheinung eines Jünglings), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1977


Beethoven: Ah! Perfido, Op. 65
Karl Böhm
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1982


Strauss, R: Ah! Du wolltest mich nicht deinen Mund küssen lassen (from Salome)
Karl Böhm
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1982


Puccini: Turandot
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Birgit Nilsson (Turandot), Franco Corelli (Calaf), Renata Scotto (Liù), Renata Scotto (Liù) (Timur), Guido Mazzini (Ping), Franco Ricciardi (Pang), Piero De Palma (Pong), Angelo Mercuriali (L'imperatore Altoum), Giuseppe Morresi (Un mandarino), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1965


Verdi: Aida
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Zubin Mehta
Birgit Nilsson (Aida), Franco Corelli (Radamès), Grace Bumbry (Amneris), Mario Sereni (Amonasro), Bonaldo Giaiotti (Ramfis), Ferruccio Mazzoli (Il Re di Egitto), Mirella Fiorentini (Una Sacerdotessa), Piero De Palma (Un Messaggero), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1967


Puccini: La fanciulla del West
Teatro alla Scala
Lovro von Matacic
Birgit Nilsson (Minnie), João Gibin (Dick Johnson), Andrea Mongelli (Jack Rance), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1958


Puccini: Turandot
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Erich Leinsdorf
Birgit Nilsson (Princess Turandot), Jussi Björling (Calaf), Renata Tebaldi (Liù), Mario Sereni (Ping), Piero De Palma (Pang), Tommaso Frascati (Pong), Giorgio Tozzi (Timur) & Alessio De Paolis (Emperor Altoum), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1959


Weber: Der Freischütz
Chor und Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper Munchen
Robert Heger
Birgit Nilsson (Agathe), Erika Koth (Ännchen), Nicolai Gedda (Max), Walter Berry (Kaspar), Franz Crass (Hermit), Wolfgang Anheisser (Ottokar), Dieter Weller (Kuno), Jurgen Forster (Kilian), Wolfgang Büttner (Zamiel), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
1969


Wagner: Dich, teure Halle (from Tannhauser)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Wagner: Der Männer Sippe (from Die Walküre)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Wagner: Du bist der Lenz (from Die Walküre)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Wagner: Einsam in trüben Tagen (from Lohengrin)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Weber: Ozean, du Ungeheuer (from Oberon)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Beethoven: Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin? (from Fidelio)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Beethoven: Ah! Perfido, Op. 65
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Adam: O Holy Night
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Gounod: Ave Maria
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Franck, C: Panis Angelicus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Gruber, F: Stille Nacht
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Sibelius: Var det en dröm? Op. 37 No. 4 (J.J. Wecksell)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Sibelius: Flickan kom från sin älsklings möte, Op. 37, No. 5
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Sibelius: Svarta rosor, Op. 36 No. 1 (Ernst Josephson)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Sibelius: Säf, säf, susa, Op. 36 No. 4 (Text: Gustav Fröding)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Sibeius: Demanten på marssnön, Op. 36 No. 6 (Wecksell)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Sibelius: Höstkväll, Op. 38:1 (Text: Viktor Rydberg)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Sibelius: Våren flyktar hastigt, Op. 13 No. 4 (Text: Runeberg)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Grieg: En svane (No. 2 from Seks Digte af Henrik Ibsen, Op. 25)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Grieg: Fra Monte Pincio, Op. 39 No. 1
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Grieg: Våren, Op. 33 No. 2
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Rangström: Melodi (Melody)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Rangström: Bön till natten (Supplication to Night)
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Rangström: Sköldmön
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Rangström: En Gammal Danstytm
Vienna Opera Orchestra
Bertil Bokstedt
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Wagner: Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere an 'Senta's Ballad' (from Der fliegende Holländer)
London Symphony Orchestra
Colin Davis
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Wagner: Gerechter Gott! (from Rienzi)
London Symphony Orchestra
Colin Davis
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)


Wagner: Weh mir, so nah (from Die Feen)
London Symphony Orchestra
Colin Davis
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Birgit Nilsson (soprano)