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Wagner: Orchestral Excerpts From Operas; Schoenberg / Leinsdorf


Release Date: 04/30/2002 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 93040   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerArnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 51 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A great composer, a great conductor, a wonderful orchestra in a thrilling recording - this collection should have broad appeal. The Ring excerpts and the Schoenberg were recorded November 27 and December 1, 1984 in Kurhaus Baden-Baden, Benazet-Saal and the Parsifal excerpts on May 26, 1989 Konstanz, Konzilsaal. Erich Leinsdorf was always one of the greatest Wagner conductors and these orchestral selections show us why. A great composer, a great conductor, a wonderful orchestra in a thrilling recording - this collection should have broad appeal. The Ring excerpts and the Schoenberg were recorded November 27 and December 1, 1984 in Kurhaus Baden-Baden, Benazet-Saal and the Parsifal excerpts on May 26, 1989 Konstanz, Konzilsaal. Erich Leinsdorf was always one of the greatest Wagner conductors and these orchestral selections show us why. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
2. Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
3. Chamber Symphony no 1 in E major, Op. 9 by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
4. Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
5. Siegfried: Act 3 Interlude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
6. Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
7. Götterdämmerung: Hier sitz' ich zur Wacht by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
8. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
9. Götterdämmerung: Züruck vom Ring (Orchestral Finale) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1874; Germany 
10. Parsifal: Transformation Scene by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Bayreuth, Germany 
11. Parsifal: Durch Mitleid wissend "Lord's supper scene" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
12. Parsifal: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
13. Parsifal: Good Friday Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
14. Parsifal: Geleiten wir im bergenden Schrein by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
15. Parsifal: Finale by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882 

Sound Samples

Der Ring des Nibelungen: Die Walkure: Ride of the Valkyries
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Die Walkure: Scene from Wotan's Farewell, Act 3
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Siegfried: Siegfried Passes Through the Ring of Fire
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Siegfried: Siegfried Ascends Valkyrie Rock
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Gotterdammerung: Dawn
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Gotterdammerung: Transformation Music after Hagen's Watch, Act 1
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Funeral March, Act 3
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Gotterdammerung: Final Scene, Act 3
Parsifal: Prelude to Act 1
Parsifal: Transformation Music and Finale Scene - Act 1
Parsifal: Prelude to Act 3
Parsifal: Good Friday Music
Parsifal: Titurel's Funeral March
Parsifal: Finale Act 3
Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9: Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op. 9

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