WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Handel, Bach, Purcell, Gluck, Wagner / Kirsten Flagstad


Release Date: 10/27/1993 
Label:  Testament   Catalog #: 1018   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelRichard WagnerJohann Sebastian BachHenry Purcell,   ... 
Performer:  Sir George Thalben-BallKirsten FlagstadSet SvanholmConstance Shacklock,   ... 
Conductor:  Warwick BraithwaiteAnatole FistoulariKarl BöhmWalter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  
On sale! $25.98
CD:  $21.99
In Stock



Works on This Recording

1. Dank sei dir, Herr by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sir George Thalben-Ball (Organ), Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Warwick Braithwaite
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Date of Recording: 07/03/1948 
2. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano), Sir George Thalben-Ball (Organ)
Conductor:  Warwick Braithwaite
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/03/1948 
3. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano), Set Svanholm (Tenor)
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/03/1952 
Language: German 
4. Die Walküre: Siegmund, sieh' auf mich "Todesverkündigung" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano), Set Svanholm (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/04/1949 
5. Tristan und Isolde: O sink' hernieder, Nacht der Liebe by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Constance Shacklock (Alto), Set Svanholm (Tenor), Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/05/1949 
6. Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 47, Erbarme dich by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Geraint Jones (Harpsichord), Manoug Parikian (Violin), Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1950 
7. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Warwick Braithwaite
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Date of Recording: 05/29/1948 
8. Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/27/1948 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook