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Wagner: The Ring Without Words / Maazel, Berlin Philharmonic [Blu-ray]

Wagner / Maazel / Berlin Philharmonic
Release Date: 09/25/2012 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2057607  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Strongly influenced by the comments of Richard Wagner’s grandson, Wieland, about the importance of the orchestra in the Ring, Lorin Maazel eventually agreed to produce a symphonic synthesis of the tetralogy, which he called The Ring Without Words. It is a seventy-five-minute orchestral distillation that is designed with the express purpose of bringing the magic of these monumental music dramas to a new audience of musically sensitive listeners through the sumptuous playing that he draws from the Berlin
Read more Philharmonic. Recorded live at Philharmonie Berlin, 2000.

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Lorin Maazel, conductor

Recorded live at the Philharmonie Berlin, 17 and 18 October 2000

- Interview with Lorin Maazel

Picture format: 1080i Full-HD
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Japanese
Running time: 83 mins (concert) + 5 mins (bonus)
No. of Discs: 1 (Blu-ray) Read less

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Der Ring des Nibelungen: The Ring Without Words (arr. Lorin Maazel) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1874; Germany 

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