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Wagner: Die Walkure / Bohm, Nilsson, Rysanek, King, Adam


Release Date: 12/06/2011 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001615502  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit NilssonGerd NienstedtTheo AdamJames King,   ... 
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

1. Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Gerd Nienstedt (Bass), Theo Adam (Bass),
James King (Tenor), Sieglinde Wagner (Alto), Elisabeth Schärtel (Alto),
Gertraud Hopf (Mezzo Soprano), Helga Dernesch (Soprano), Liane Synek (Soprano),
Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano), Leonie Rysanek (Soprano), Danica Mastilovic (Soprano),
Sona Cervena (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Venue:  Live  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 210 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Die Walküre / Act 1: Orchestervorspiel
Die Walküre / Act 1: Szene 1: "Wes Herd dies auch, hier muß ich rasten"
Die Walküre / Act 1: "Kühlende Labung gab mir der Quell"
Die Walküre / Act 1: Szene 2: "Müd am Herd fand ich den Mann"
Die Walküre / Act 1: "Friedmund darf ich nicht heißen"
Die Walküre / Act 1: "Aus dem Wald trieb es mich fort"
Die Walküre / Act 1: "Ich weiß ein wildes Geschlecht"
Die Walküre / Act 1: Szene 3: "Ein Schwert verhieß mir der Vater"
Die Walküre / Act 1: "Der Männer Sippe saß hier im Saal"
Die Walküre / Act 1: "Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond"
Die Walküre / Act 1: "Wehwalt heißt du fürwahr?"
Die Walküre / Act 2: Vorspiel - Szene 1: "Nun zäume dein Roß"
Die Walküre / Act 2: "Der alte Sturm, die alte Müh'"
Die Walküre / Act 2: "Heut hast du's erlebt!"
Die Walküre / Act 2: "Was verlangst du?"
Die Walküre / Act 2: Szene 2: "Schlimm, fürcht ich, schloß der Streit"
Die Walküre / Act 2: "Laß ich's verlauten"
Die Walküre / Act 2: "Ein andres ist 's: achte es wohl"
Die Walküre / Act 2: "So sah ich Siegvater nie" - Szene 3: "Raste nun hier; gönne dir Ruh!"
Die Walküre / Act 2: "Hinweg! Hinweg! Flieh die Entweihte!"

Customer Reviews

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 Classic, Essential Bayreuth Performance December 13, 2011 By George Brown (Boca Raton, FL) See All My Reviews "Böhm observes every telling detail of the marvelous score yet re-creates Wagner's long paragraphs with cumulative sweep. None of the intense emotion is missing. All the singers deliver not just beautiful tone but also excellent diction, with every word clear and telling. Rysanek's signature scream at the moment Siegmund pulls the sword from the tree highlights the significance of the event and sets off a rush of excitement that carries through to the end of Act I. Nilsson and Adam actually communicate with each other in their scenes. The reissue is outstanding. One of a handful of "must have" Bayreuth Walküres." Report Abuse
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