If you are looking for a thrilling performance of Tristan und Isolde, we recommend an historical performance that has just become available here on Classical Archives. If you are a member, we suggest you listen just as soon as you can. CLICK HERE

This performance features Helen Traubel, Lauritz Melchior, and Emanuel List, both in top form. It was recorded in 1943 at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. The conductor is the venerable Fritz Busch. This performance has been issued by Walhall Eternity, and the sound quality is exemplary.