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Great Opera Recordings - Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde


Release Date: 07/15/2003 
Label:  Naxos Historical Catalog #: 8110200-02   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Gunnar GraarudHanns BeerNanny Larsen-TodsenGustav Rödin,   ... 
Conductor:  Karl ElmendorffAlbert CoatesLawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival OrchestraBayreuth Festival ChorusLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 3 Hours 29 Mins. 

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This selection includes a spoken word track titled "The Motifs and Their Function in the Opera Explained and Illustrated by Ernest Newman." This selection includes a spoken word track titled "The Motifs and Their Function in the Opera Explained and Illustrated by Ernest Newman." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Gunnar Graarud (Tenor), Hanns Beer (Tenor), Nanny Larsen-Todsen (Soprano),
Gustav Rödin (Tenor), Joachim Sattler (Tenor), Anny Helm (Soprano),
Rudolf Bockelmann (Bass Baritone), Ivar Andrésen (Bass)
Conductor:  Karl Elmendorff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra,  Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1928 
Venue:  Live  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 158 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is an abridged version of the opera. 
2.
Tristan und Isolde: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Albert Coates
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Venue:  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: This selection excludes the Shepherd's pipe solo. 
3.
Tristan und Isolde: Kurwenal! He! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Howard Fry (Baritone), Kennedy McKenna (Tenor), Walter Widdop (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
Venue:  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
4.
Tristan und Isolde: Hei nun! Wie du kam'st? by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Howard Fry (Baritone), Walter Widdop (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
Venue:  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
5.
Tristan und Isolde: Bist du nun tot? by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Charles Victor (Baritone), Walter Widdop (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
Venue:  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
6.
Tristan und Isolde: O diese Sonne by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Göta Ljungberg (Soprano), Walter Widdop (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
Venue:  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
7.
Tristan und Isolde: Ich bin's, süsstester Freund! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Göta Ljungberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Albert Coates
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Venue:  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 
8.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Göta Ljungberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Venue:  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany 

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