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The Wagner Experience – autographed copy

The Wagner Experience and its Meaning to Us – the two-volume bicentenary celebration of Wagner and his music.  Signed by the author.

RRP £35 but you can currently buy your own autographed copy here for £30.

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Georg Solti – Hungarian Dynamo

Talk with musical illustrations by Paul Dawson-Bowling.  Double CD.

Georg Solti was the first conductor to make a complete studio recording of the Ring, and he then went on to record the entire canon on Wagner’s big ten, with one single record company – Decca. This presentation discusses Solti’s galvanising excitement in Wagner.

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Hans Knappertsbusch – Master of the Ring

Talk with musical illustrations by Paul Dawson-Bowling.  Double CD.

Hans Knappertsbusch has left three complete Ring cycles on the CD from Bayreuth as well as two extra sets of Götterdämmerung, one more from Bayreuth, and one from Munich. The author explains and illustrates why Knappertsbusch’s versions are simply incomparable for greatness of spirit.

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Wolfgang Sawallisch – Wagner Champion of the World

Talk with musical illustrations by Paul Dawson-Bowling.  Double CD.

Sawallisch is the only conductor to have left CD versions of all Wagner’s 13 stage-works, some more than once. The talk describes Sawallisch’s extraordinary career and illustrates his phenominal achievement.

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Astrid Varnay – Goddess of the North

Talk with musical illustrations by Paul Dawson-Bowling.  Double CD.

Astrid Varnay made her operatic debut at a Metropolitan Opera broadcast performance in 1941, when her Sieglinde was heard by an estimated minimum of 10 million people. The presentation reveals the background to this extraordinary event, and explains the illustrious career that justly followed.

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An Ecstatic Lyricism – Karajan and Wagner

Talk with musical illustrations by Paul Dawson-Bowling.  Double CD.

During the course of Karajan’s meteoric and perilous career, he came to fuse a special fire and passion with an extraordinary beauty of sound; and these CDs reveal why Gundula Janowitz, one of his favourite sopranos, was right, when it came to Wagner, to say, “He is just so different”.

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An evening with Lionel Friend

Interview with musical illustrations by Paul Dawson-Bowling.  Double CD.

A great and underrated conductor, Lionel Friend, in conversation with Paul Dawson-Bowling – revealing ideas that are as special and illuminating as his all too rare performances of Wagner. Extracts from those performances are used to illustrate the telling insights which he offers into Wagner.

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