Must have recordings


Charles Handelman asked the following question on Opera-L:

"Have you ever considered certain commercial recordings of operas as all-time musts in any serious opera collection ?"

Here's an overview of the answers...


Barber

Bartok

Beethoven

Bellini

Berg

Bizet

Boito

Borodin

Britten

Cavalli

Cilea

Debussy

Donizetti

Giordano

Gounod

Hahn

Handel

Mascagni

Massenet

Meyerbeer

Monteverdi

Mozart

Mussorgsky

Offenbach

Orff

Ponchielli

Poulenc

Puccini

Reimann

Rimsky-Korsakov

Rossini

Saint-Saëns

Strauss

Stravinsky

Tchaikovsky

Verdi

Wagner

Zandonai


And a similar list by Mike Richter


Updated: 02 August 2002 Opera