Hans Knappertsbusch Discography

This discography is based on articles by Angel-Fernando Mayo in Spanish magazines Ritmo and Scherzo, and on reviews by himself in Boletín Diverdi (Newsletter of Spanish importer of "live" labels). For complete references, see the bottom of the page.

Compiled by Angel Riego Cue. Last update: June 2002

Recordings by Composer

Johann Sebastian Bach

Ludwig van Beethoven

Theodor Berger

Johannes Brahms

Anton Bruckner

Peter Cornelius

Clemens von Franckenstein

Mikhail Glinka

Georg Friedrich Haendel

Franz-Joseph Haydn

Karel Komzak

Joseph Lanner

Franz Liszt

Albert Lortzing

Gustav Mahler

Wolfgang A. Mozart

Otto Nicolai

Hans Pfitzner

Max Reger

Ottorino Respighi

Gioacchino Rossini

Franz Schmidt

Franz Schubert

Robert Schumann

Johann Strauss, Sr.

Johann Strauss, Jr.

Johann & Josef Strauss

Richard Strauss

Piotr I. Tchaikovsky

Giuseppe Verdi

Richard Wagner




Carl Maria von Weber

Hugo Wolf

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari

Carl Michael Ziehrer

Dubious or false recordings




Referred and (apparently) non-existent recordings






"Hans Knappertsbusch Discography", by Angel-Fernando Mayo, in Ritmo, nº 593, November 1988

"Hans Knappertsbusch Discography on CD", by Angel-Fernando Mayo, in Scherzo, nº 100, December 1995

Reviews by Angel-Fernando Mayo in Boletín Diverdi, 1995 - 2002

Programs conducted by Knappertsbusch to Munich Philharmonic, 1945-65, in Ritmo, nº 593, November 1988

"An Introduction to 'New Bayreuth' Discography", by Angel-Fernando Mayo, in Ritmo, nº 533, May 1983 (for LP references of Bayreuth Wagner recordings)



Hans Knappertsbusch Fan Site by Syuzo : Of invaluable help about Japanese (and non-Japanese) labels and about Knappertsbusch concerts chronology; also with a complete CD discography ; see www.syuzo.com

Gramofile on the Web , collection of reviews of Gramophone magazine

Parsifal Discography : The complete recordings, with full casts, of Wagner's last work for the stage

Wagner Discography : The largest Wagner Discography on the Net

All Classical Guide : very useful for obtaining tracklistings

Henry Fogel's Record Collection

Decca Classics , Tahra Records , Preiser Records , Music & Arts , music labels

Amazon USA , Amazon UK , Amazon Germany , JPC Germany , record shops



Paul Geffen designed the page format.

Miguel Angel González Barrio made the first (though incomplete) version of this discography. There were additions by Jonathan Brown and Chiu Chi-Lin before I revised, completed and updated it.

Marco Socías has given me his advice, as a connoisseur of Knappertsbusch discography.

Here's my email address, for questions or comments.

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Last revised: June 2002