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Decca releases Giant Box set with all Wagner operas

Decca will be releasing a Giant Box set with all Wagner operas recorded at the Bayreuth Festival at an unbelievable bargain price on 17 June (33 CDs - $62.99). The box include all the operas that are being played at the Bayreuth Festival, that is: Das Rheingold Die Walküre Siegfried Götterdämmerung Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Tristan und Isolde Parsifal Der fliegende Holländer Tannhäuser Lohengrin Most of these recording will be second or fifth choice for Wagnerians collecting recordings. I get a kinda "let's take what we have"-feeling watching the production list. What do you think? The Giant Wagner Box with all Operas for $62.99 TRACKLISTING CDs 1& 2 Der fliegende Holländer Anja Silja / Fritz Uhl / Josef Greindl / Franz Crass Wolfgang Sawallisch CDs 3-5 Tannhäuser Silja / Wolfgang Windgassen / Eberhard Wächter / Josef Greindl Wolfgang Sawallisch CDs 6-8 Lohengrin Anja Silja / Astrid Varnay / Jess Thomas / Ramon Vinay Wolfgang Sawallisch CDs 9-11 Tristan