My favorite Elektra, and an incredible recording.
The Salome is also considered a classic IMHO but both Nilsson and Solti don't really capture the eroticism (admittedly perverse) of the Final Scene. I'd go with Cheryl Studer and Sinopoli for Salome.
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Topic - Decca lets go of Nilsson's Salome and Elektra at 96/24 - firstname.lastname@example.org 06:48:14 07/07/17 (8)
- A famous (and notorious!) recording! - Chris from Lafayette 10:33:54 07/07/17 (2)
- As long as a recording has "breathing room," I'm happy. I've enjoyed the Decca "Sonic Stage" very much - email@example.com 15:20:58 07/07/17 (1)
- RE: As long as a recording has "breathing room," I'm happy. I've enjoyed the Decca "Sonic Stage" very much - desertorganist 11:51:40 07/08/17 (0)
- Is it 96/24? - Kal Rubinson 08:15:17 07/07/17 (4)
- In case anyone is wondering... - Russell 17:49:08 07/07/17 (1)
- It's hard to believe that analog tape from that era could capture frequencies that high - Chris from Lafayette 00:55:28 07/08/17 (0)
- I believe so - firstname.lastname@example.org 08:28:00 07/07/17 (1)
- RE: I believe so - Kal Rubinson 13:36:15 07/07/17 (0)