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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. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

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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