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Four Famous Wagnerian Tenors


Release Date: 05/20/1997 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89981   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz MelchiorMax LorenzTiana LemnitzTorsten Ralf,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir John BarbirolliBruno Seidler-WinklerFrieder WeissmannAlbert Coates,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraBerlin State Opera OrchestraRCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Rienzi: Allmächt'ger Vater, blick herab by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
2. Tannhäuser: Inbrunst im Herzen "Rome Narrative" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Max Lorenz (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: German 
3. Lohengrin: Das süsse Lied verhallt...Atmest du nicht mit mir by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Tiana Lemnitz (Soprano), Torsten Ralf (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Language: German 
4. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Am stillen Herd by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Set Svanholm (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frieder Weissmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Language: German 
5. Tannhäuser: Dir töne Lob! Die Wunder sei'n gepriesen by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
6. Siegfried: Aber, wie sah meine Mutter... "Forest Murmurs" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Albert Coates
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "Dass der mein Vater nicht ist..." 
7. Tristan und Isolde: Und drauf Isolde by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Heger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "Wie sie selig..." 
8. Rienzi: Erstehe, hohe Roma, neu by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Max Lorenz (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: German 
9. Die Walküre: Ein Schwert verhiess mir der Vater by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Max Lorenz (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: German 
10. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Fanget an! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Torsten Ralf (Tenor)
Conductor:  Hanns Udo Müller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Munich, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: German 
11. Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Torsten Ralf (Tenor)
Conductor:  Hanns Udo Müller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: German 
12. Lohengrin: In fernem Land by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Set Svanholm (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frieder Weissmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Language: German 
13. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Set Svanholm (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frieder Weissmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Language: German 

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