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Wagner: Die Walküre / Levine, Behrens, Norman, Ludwig, Et Al


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 423389   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Meredith ParsonsRuthild EngertChrista LudwigMarilyn Mims,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This CD won the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording. This CD won the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Meredith Parsons (Mezzo Soprano), Ruthild Engert (Mezzo Soprano), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano),
Marilyn Mims (Soprano), Linda Kelm (Soprano), Jessye Norman (Soprano),
Anne Wilkens (Mezzo Soprano), Hildegard Behrens (Soprano), Gary Lakes (Tenor),
Reinhild Runkel (Mezzo Soprano), James Morris (Bass Baritone), Kurt Moll (Bass),
Marita Napier (Soprano), Diane Kesling (Alto)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1987 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 244 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This is the first recording of the original French version. 

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