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Wagner - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/12/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000078402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Hans Hotter
Conductor:  James LevineGiuseppe SinopoliSir Georg SoltiChristian Thielemann,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden ChorusPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Tannhäuser: Freudig begrüssen "Entrance of the Guests" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
3.
Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4.
Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: German 
6.
Die Walküre: Magic Fire Music by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Hans Hotter (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: German 
7.
Das Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
8.
Götterdämmerung: Immolation [instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
9.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 52 Secs. 
10.
Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 51 Secs. 
11.
Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 

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