DG 120: Deutsche Grammophon Anniversary
The story of Deutsche Grammophon goes back as far as the birth of recording itself and for 120 years as well as being home to the world’s greatest performers, the Yellow Label has been at the forefront of innovations in recording technology and in music experiences.
Discover DG120 – The Anniversary Edition, a boxed set of 120 CDs + 1 Bonus CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio disc illuminating 120 years of recording history, sub-divided by genre and including many recordings released internationally for the first time and recordings newly digitised from historic shellac discs – 1 Bonus CD with brand-new unreleased recordings “The years to come” (including Trifonov) – 1 Blu-ray Audio featuring the complete Ring des Nibelungen conducted by Herbert von Karajan.
Each album presented in spined wallets with original sleeve art – 200-page book (in E/F/G) with extensive documentary content, including four essays on the label’s history (The Early Years, The Golden 50s, The Star Years, The Future) and a shorter essay on each of the twelve sub-genres.
Also included are numerous photos and facsimiles from the archives of Deutsche Grammophon.
The 12 subgenres: Orchestral, Concerts, Piano Solo, Chamber Music, Opera, Oratorios and Sacred, Song, Archive Production, Polydor and Light Music, Avant-garde, Neoclassic and Spoken Word.