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Wagner: Orchestral Music / Gerhardt, National Philharmonic


Release Date: 10/15/1997 
Label:  Chesky Records   Catalog #: 161   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, pp.227-28) - "...Those who like their Wagner weighty, dark, and taken at a measured, but hardly inflexible, pace will surely find much pleasure here, with the big sound an appropriate bonus...Most certainly recommended."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, pp.227-28) - "...Those who like their Wagner weighty, dark, and taken at a measured, but hardly inflexible, pace will surely find much pleasure here, with the big sound an appropriate bonus...Most certainly recommended." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tristan und Isolde: Symphonic Synthesis by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
Notes: Arranged by Leopold Stokowski. 
2.
Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  All Saints' Church, Petersham, London 
3.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  Whitfield Street Studios, London 
4.
Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  St. John's, Smith Square, London 
5.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 

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