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Kirsten Flagstad - Farewell To New York 1955


Release Date: 01/30/1998 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 263   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad
Conductor:  John McCarthy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in:   
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McCarthy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/22/1955 
Language: German 
Notes: Orchestrated: Felix Mottl (nos 1-4), Richard Wagner (no 5). 
2.
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (with voice) by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McCarthy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Language: German 
3.
Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McCarthy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Language: German 
4.
Die Walküre: Du bist der Lenz by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McCarthy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Language: German 
5.
Die Walküre: Der Männer Sippe sass hier im Saal by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McCarthy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins "Schläfst du Gast?" 

Sound Samples

Die Walkure: Act I: Schlafst du, Gast? - Du bist der Lenz
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, "Wesendonck-Lieder"
Tristan und Isolde: Act III: Prelude - Isoldes Liebestod
Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods): Act III: Starke Scheite schichtet mir dort "Immolation Scene"

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