Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Sir Georg Solti’s passing, “The Greatest Recording Of All Time” now sounding better than ever before.
• Transferred and remastered in HD sound at 24bit / 192kHz from the original two-track stereo mastertapes
• The first all-new transfer in over twenty-five years
• The first-ever stereo production of Wagner’s Ring cycle, still considered the benchmark today.
• “Here is the greatest achievement in gramophone history yet”, wrote Gramophone in 1965. For many, it still is.
All four operas in the cycle now available in deluexe hybrid SACD editions
This iconic recording is released internationally for the first time on Hybrid SACD, delivering Solti & Culshaw’s sonic vision in the highest quality possible. The Hybrid SACD format combines the high density 24bit / 192kHz stereo mix with a standard CD layer meaning these discs will also play in any normal CD player, delivering unrivalled listening flexibility.
Each edition includes lavishly illustrated booklets featuring technical information on the new HD remaster and original recording techniques, introduction to each opera by Producer John Culshaw, synopses and libretti in English & German plus many original session photographs and rare facsimiles