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Wilhelm Furtwängler – Complete Recordings

Wilhelm Furtwängler, Painting by Lothar Oppermann
© Painting by Lothar Oppermann, DG Archive
Deutsche Grammophon has created a landmark new edition that offers a cross-section of the great German conductor’s career in all its remarkable creative phases. Wilhelm Furtwängler – Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon and Decca, which commemorates the 65th anniversary of his death on November 30, 1954, comprises 34 CDs and a DVD of his irresistible 1954 Salzburg Festival Don Giovanni performance, as well as in-depth essays and analysis from critic and blogger Norman Lebrecht and broadcaster Rob Cowan. The release is also backed by contextual information and video interviews contributed by critic and blogger Norman Lebrecht. Watch the first episode of this video blog. Listen to the Complete Recordings here.