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Weekend Classics - A Wagner Weekend


Release Date: 07/04/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000658602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Daniel BarenboimKarl BöhmWilhelm Pitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera OrchestraVienna Philharmonic OrchestraBayreuth Festival Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Choice orchestral excerpts from several of Wagner's operas (plus Lohengrin's "Bridal Chorus") make up this inexpensive disc, a perfect accompaniment for livening up a relaxing weekend or a long weekday commute. Choice orchestral excerpts from several of Wagner's operas (plus Lohengrin's "Bridal Chorus") make up this inexpensive disc, a perfect accompaniment for livening up a relaxing weekend or a long weekday commute. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
2. Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
3. Tannhäuser: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
4. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
5. Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
6. Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Pitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra,  Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
7. Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
8. Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 

Sound Samples

Die Walküre - Concert Version / Dritter Aufzug: The Ride Of The Walkyres
Der fliegende Holländer: Overture
Tannhäuser and the Contest of Song on the Wartburg: Overture
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude
Lohengrin / Act 3: Prelude to Act III
Lohengrin / Act 3: "Treulich geführt ziehet dahin"
Tristan und Isolde - Concert version: Prelude
Tristan und Isolde - Concert version: Liebestod

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