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Wagner: The Complete Opera Collection / Bavarian State Opera, Bayreuth Festival, Badische Staatskapelle, Cagliari Theater...

Wagner: Complete Opera Collection / Various
Release Date: 10/25/2010 
Label:  Membran International Gmbh   Catalog #: 233106   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Franz KlarweinLuise WillerViorica UrsuleacGeorg Hann,   ... 
Conductor:  Clemens KraussRobert HegerJoseph KeilberthGünter Neuhold,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera OrchestraBavarian State Opera ChorusBayreuth Festival Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 43 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Wagner Operas - Historic Performances:

Der Fliegende Hollander (Hotter, Ursuleac, Hann, Willer, Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Krauss--1944)

Tannhauser (Seider, Schech, Paul, Baumer, Klarwein, Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Heger--1951)

Lohengrin (Steber, Varnay, Windgassen, Uhde, Greindl, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Keilberth-- 1953)

Das Rheingold (Wegner, Mosuraltis, Yang, Smith, Weinschenk, Badische Staatskapelle, Neuhold--1993)

Die Walküre (Cook, Olsen, Wegner, Pohl, Nikolova, Badische Staatskapelle, Neuhold--1994)

Siegfried (Neumann, Weinschenk, Wegner, Bryjak, Yang, Badische Staatskapelle, Neuhold--)

Read more Götterdämmerung (Cook, Brinkmann, Bryjak, Tervo, Ronge, Pohl, Badische Staatskapelle, Neuhold --1995)

Rienzi (Treptow, Eipperle, Prybit, Schlüter, RSO Hessen, Zillig--1950)

Parsifal (London, Weber, Windgassen, Uhde, Mödl, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Knappertsbusch-- 1951)

Die Feen (Korhonen, Patchell, Sonntag, Kriscak, Sirkiä, Teatro Comunale di Cagliari Orchestra,Ötvös--1 998)

Meistersinger (Edelmann, Hopf, Schwarzkopf, Kunz, Unger, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Karajan--1951)

Das Liebesverbot (Walter, Zadek, Dermota, Friedrich, Steffek, Großes Wiener Rundfunkorchester , Heger--1963)

Tristan & Isolde (Suthaus, Flagstad, Greindl, Fischer-Dieskau, Thebom, Philharmonia Orchestra, Furtwängler-- 1952)

Included is a 24 page booklet with cast lists, plot summaries, and background notes. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Franz Klarwein (Tenor), Luise Willer (Alto), Viorica Ursuleac (Soprano),
Georg Hann (Bass), Hans Hotter (Baritone), Karl Ostertag (Tenor)
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
2.
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner
Performer:  August Seider (Tenor), Karl Paul (Bass), Margarete Bäumer (Soprano),
Marianne Schech (Soprano), Otto von Rohr (Bass), Franz Klarwein (Tenor),
Benno Kusche (Bass)
Conductor:  Robert Heger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
3.
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano), Josef Greindl (Bass), Hans Braun (Baritone),
Hermann Uhde (Baritone), Astrid Varnay (Soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor)
Conductor:  Joseph Keilberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra,  Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
4.
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Bodo Brinkmann (Baritone), Tiny Peters (Soprano), Ortrun Wenkel (Alto),
Wolfgang Neumann (Tenor), Carla Pohl (Soprano), Zlatomira Nikolova (Mezzo Soprano),
Frode Olsen (Bass), Gabriele Maria Ronge (Soprano), Edward Cook (Tenor),
Malcolm Smith (Bass), John Wegner (Bass Baritone), Simon Yang (Bass),
Wilja Ernst-Mosuraitis (Mezzo Soprano), Hans-Jorg Weinschenk (Tenor), Oleg Bryjak (Bass),
Markku Tervo (Bass)
Conductor:  Günter Neuhold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Badische State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853-1874; Germany 
5.
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Malcolm Smith (Bass), John Wegner (Bass Baritone), Wilja Ernst-Mosuraitis (Mezzo Soprano),
Simon Yang (Bass), Hans-Jorg Weinschenk (Tenor), Oleg Bryjak (Bass)
Conductor:  Günter Neuhold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Badische State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
6.
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Carla Pohl (Soprano), Frode Olsen (Bass), Zlatomira Nikolova (Mezzo Soprano),
John Wegner (Bass Baritone), Gabriele Maria Ronge (Soprano), Edward Cook (Tenor)
Conductor:  Günter Neuhold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Badische State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
7.
Siegfried by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Zlatomira Nikolova (Mezzo Soprano), Gabriele Maria Ronge (Soprano), Hans-Jorg Weinschenk (Tenor),
Simon Yang (Bass), John Wegner (Bass Baritone), Oleg Bryjak (Bass),
Wolfgang Neumann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Günter Neuhold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Badische State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
8.
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Zlatomira Nikolova (Mezzo Soprano), Carla Pohl (Soprano), Bodo Brinkmann (Baritone),
Edward Cook (Tenor), Oleg Bryjak (Bass), Markku Tervo (Bass),
Gabriele Maria Ronge (Soprano)
Conductor:  Günter Neuhold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Badische State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861-1874; Germany 
9.
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Ludwig Suthaus (Tenor), Josef Greindl (Bass),
Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano), Edgar Evans (Tenor), Blanche Thebom (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
10.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Otto Edelmann (Bass), Hans Hopf (Tenor),
Erich Kunz (Baritone), Ira Malaniuk (Mezzo Soprano), Gerhard Unger (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra,  Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 
11.
Parsifal by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Hermann Uhde (Baritone), Arnold Van Mill (Bass), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor),
George London (Bass Baritone), Ludwig Weber (Bass), Martha Mödl (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra,  Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
12.
Rienzi by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Erna Schlüter (Soprano), Günther Treptow (Tenor), Helmut Fehn (Bass),
Trude Eipperle (Soprano), Rudolf Gonszar (Baritone), Willy Hofmann (Tenor),
Josef Lindlar (Bass)
Conductor:  Winfried Zillig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hessian Radio Symphony Orchestra Frankfurt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
13.
Die Feen by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Artur Korn (Bass), Raimo Sirkiä (Tenor), Manuela Kriscak (Soprano),
Jyrki Korhonen (Bass), Ulrike Sonntag (Soprano), Sue Patchell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabor Otvos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cagliari Theater Chorus,  Cagliari Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1834; Germany 
14.
Das Liebesverbot by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Willy Friedrich (Tenor), Hannelore Steffek (Soprano), Kurt Equiluz (Tenor),
Ludwig Welter (Bass), Anton Dermota (Tenor), Hilde Zadek (Soprano),
Franz Handlos (Bass), Ernst Salzer (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Heger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Austrian Radio Chorus,  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 

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