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Wagner: Lohengrin / Abbado, Jerusalem, Moll, Studer, Meier


Release Date: 01/17/1995 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 437808   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Renate HaslerElisabeth MachSenta FischerIngrid Sieghart,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera ChorusVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 31 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“Cheryl Studer is at her sweetest and purest...[Siegfried Jerusalem] sings commandingly, conveying both beauty and a true Heldentenor quality...Waltraud Meier as Ortrud and Kurt Moll as King Heinrich are both superb, as fine as any predecessor.”

- Penguin Guide to Classical Music on Compact Disc, 2010 ****
“Cheryl Studer is at her sweetest and purest...[Siegfried Jerusalem] sings commandingly, conveying both beauty and a true Heldentenor quality...Waltraud Meier as Ortrud and Kurt Moll as King Heinrich are both superb, as fine as any predecessor.”

- Penguin Guide to Classical Music on Compact Disc, 2010 ****
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Works on This Recording

1.
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Renate Hasler (Soprano), Elisabeth Mach (Alto), Senta Fischer (Alto),
Ingrid Sieghart (Soprano), Amy-Linda Domaracki (Soprano), Peter Köves (Baritone),
Franz Kasemann (Tenor), Claudio Otelli (Baritone), Bojidar Nikolov (Tenor),
Andreas Schmidt (Baritone), Waltraud Meier (Mezzo Soprano), Hartmut Welker (Baritone),
Kurt Moll (Baritone), Siegfried Jerusalem (Tenor), Cheryl Studer (Soprano),
Gretchen Eder (Soprano), Ulrike Erfurt (Alto), Marianne Sattmann (Alto)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 & 5-6/1992 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 211 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Lohengrin: Prelude to Act I
Lohengrin / Act 1: "Hört, Grafen, Edle, Freie von Brabant!"
Lohengrin / Act 1: "Dank, König, dir, daß du zu richten kamst!"
Lohengrin / Act 1: "Seht hin! Sie naht, die hart Beklagte!"
Lohengrin / Act 1: "Einsam in trüben Tagen"
Lohengrin / Act 1: Des Ritters will ich wahren
Lohengrin / Act 1: Ohn' Antwort ist der Ruf verhallt!
Lohengrin / Act 1: "Nun sei bedankt, mein lieber Schwan!"
Lohengrin / Act 1: Wenn ich im Kampfe für dich siege
Lohengrin / Act 1: Welch holde Wunder muss ich sehen?
Lohengrin / Act 1: "Nun höret mich und achtet wohl"
Lohengrin / Act 1: "Durch Gottes Sieg ist jetzt dein Leben mein"
Lohengrin / Act 2: Introduction
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Erhebe dich, Genossin meiner Schmach!"
Lohengrin / Act 2: Was macht dich in so wilder Klage doch vergehn?
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Du wilde Seherin"
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Euch Lüften, die mein Klagen"
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Elsa!"
Lohengrin / Act 2: Ortrud, wo bist du?
Lohengrin / Act 2: "In Früh'n versammelt uns der Ruf"
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Des Königs Wort und Will' tu ich euch kund"
Lohengrin / Act 2: Nun hört, dem Lande will er uns entführen
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Gesegnet soll sie schreiten"
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Zurück, Elsa! Nicht länger will ich dulden" - "Heil! Heil dem König!"
Lohengrin / Act 2: "O König! Trugbetörte Fürsten! Haltet ein!"
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Welch ein Geheimnis muß der Held bewahren?"
Lohengrin / Act 2: "Mein Held, entgegne kühn dem Ungetreuen"

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