Dear Michael,

Thank you so much for the very kind message. I would be very happy, if
you would take another kindness to check the database of VPO in 1944.
Very kind of you. Thanks!


On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Michael Waiblinger
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> Dear Takeshi,
> I'm a user at ARCHLIST and can't reply for unknown reasons. Therefore I
> reply you by this personal message. There is no recording list as far as I
> know between 1940 and 1945. The German RRG (Reichsfunkgesellschaft) listed
> their recordings made from 1929 until 1939 by three catalogues, which I have
> . Due to the WWII this catalogue wasn't updated anymore. I have seen all the
> existing recordings in the storage and I do have access to the database and
> master tapes at the German DRA (Deutsches Rundfunk Archiv) in Frankfurt.
> Many WWII recordings survived but sometimes incomplete and unknown numbers
> were lost or destroyed including most of the Stereo recordings. The
> Reichssender Wien was incorporated into RRG in 1939 like the Reichssender
> Prag. Many concerts were recorded by conductors such as Böhm, Keilberth,
> Krauss, Knappertsbusch, Hans Weisbach,  Oswald Kabasta, Robert Heger, and R.
> Strauss. However some of them have been released by labels such as Tahra,
> Music & Arts, Dreamlife, etc.
> I can check the database about the VPO - R.Strauss from 1944 for you.
> Best regards,
> Michael Waiblinger, Germany

Takeshi Hasegawa
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