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Wagner: Orchestral Excerpts / Szell, Cleveland Orchestra


Release Date: 06/02/1992 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 48175   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

Imported from : UNITED KINGDOM   
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Works on This Recording

1. Das Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
3. Die Walküre: Magic Fire Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
4. Siegfried: Forest Murmurs [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
5. Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/07/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 11 Minutes 56 Secs. 
6. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/07/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 14 Minutes 6 Secs. 
7. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1962 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 9 Minutes 31 Secs. 
8. Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1962 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 16 Minutes 55 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla from Scene IV of Das Rheingold
The Ride of the Valkyries from Act III of Die Walküre
Magic Fire Music from Act III of Die Walküre
Forest Murmurs from Act II of Siegfried
Dawn and Siegfried's Rhein Journey from the Prologue of Götterdämmerung
Siegfried's Funeral Music and Final Scene from Act III of Götterdämmerung
Die Meistersinger (Orchestral Excerpts)
Prelude and Love-Death from Tristan and Isolde

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