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Classic Library - Wagner: Arias & Scenes


Release Date: 03/28/2006 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 76228   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Waltraud MeierSherrill MilnesBen HeppnerJan-Hendrik Rootering,   ... 
Conductor:  Lorin MaazelAnton GuadagnoSir Colin DavisJoseph Keilberth,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraNew Philharmonia OrchestraBavarian Radio Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Waltraud Meier (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Bavarian Radio Studio no 1, Munich (12/08/1996 - 12/10/1996); Bavarian Radio Studio no 1, Munich (01/02/1997) 
2.
Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1968 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, UK 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "Wie Todesahnung Dämmerung deckt die Lande... " 
3.
Lohengrin: In fernem Land by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Ben Heppner (Tenor), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residence, Munich 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Hercules Hall, Residence, Munich (05/14/1994 - 05/28/1994) 
4.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Ein Kind war hier geboren by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Otto Wiener (Baritone)
Conductor:  Joseph Keilberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/23/1963 
Venue:  Live  Nationaltheater, Munich 
Length: 1 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form, beginning with "Die selige Morgentraum deut-Weise." 
5.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Selig wie die Sonne (Quintet) by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Otto Wiener (Baritone), Jess Thomas (Tenor), Claire Watson (Soprano),
Friedrich Lenz (Tenor), Lilian Benningsen (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Joseph Keilberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/23/1963 
Venue:  Live  Nationaltheater, Munich 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: German 
6.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/25/1957 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: German 
7.
Die Walküre: Du bist der Lenz by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/17/1937 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: German 
8.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Anne Gjevang (Alto), Ruth Falcon (Soprano), Christel Borchers (Mezzo Soprano),
Ute Priew (Mezzo Soprano), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Alto), Eva-Maria Bundschuh (Soprano),
Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Ortrun Wenkel (Alto)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/22/1981 
Venue:  St. Luke's Church, Dresden, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: German 
9.
Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Theo Adam (Bass)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/22/1981 
Venue:  St. Luke's Church, Dresden, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: German 
10.
Die Walküre: Der Augen leuchtendes Paar by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Theo Adam (Bass)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/22/1981 
Venue:  St. Luke's Church, Dresden, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: German 
11.
Die Walküre: Loge, hör! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Theo Adam (Bass)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/22/1981 
Venue:  St. Luke's Church, Dresden, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: German 
12.
Siegfried: Nothung! Neidliches Schwert "Forging Song" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edwin McArthur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/12/1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins near the end of the scene with "Hoho! Schmiede, mein Hammer..." 
13.
Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Waltraud Meier (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Bavarian Radio Studio no 1, Munich (12/08/1996 - 12/10/1996); Bavarian Radio Studio no 1, Munich (01/02/1997) 

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