Friday, October 12, 2012

Edition Staatskapelle Dresden on Spotify

The Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden (Saxon State Orchestra, Dresden, commonly known as the Staatskapelle Dresden), founded in 1548, is an orchestra based in Dresden, Germany. It is one of the world's oldest orchestras, and its long list of Kapellemeisters includes Weber and Wagner. Since November 2005, the orchestra has cooperated with Figaro, the culture radio of Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, to release the precious old and new records selected from the archives of MDR-Rundfunk by Profil Edition Günter Hänssler.


So far this ongoing series consists of 33 volumes; including recordings by chief conductors from Fritz Busch to Bernard Haitink, as well as guest conductors like Colin Davis and Christian Thielemann.

Get this collection in one Spotify playlist: Edition Staatskapelle Dresden (339 tracks, 33 volumes, total time: 46 hours). Ctrl (CMD) + G to browse in album view. Albums are sorted by volume number. See official site for album list and Presto for album overviews.


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