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Wagner: Favourite Overtures / Sir Georg Solti


Release Date: 05/12/1998 
Label:  London/Decca Opera Gala Series Catalog #: 458214   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraChicago Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2. Lohengrin: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3. Rienzi: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
4. Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
5. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
6. Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
7. Tannhäuser: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 

Sound Samples

Die Walküre: The Ride of the Valkyres
Lohengrin: Prelude to Act I
Rienzi: Overture
Der fliegende Holländer: Overture
Tristan und Isolde / Act 1: Prelude - Langsam und smachtend
Tannhäuser: Overture
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude

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