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Wagner: Das Rheingold / Sir Georg Solti


Release Date: 08/30/1998 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 414101   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Oda BalsborgHetty PlümacherJean MadeiraIra Malaniuk,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 26 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Solti's is the finest Ring cycle to be issued. Whether in performance or in vividness of sound, it remains the most electrifying account of the tetralogy on disc." - Penguin Guide to Classical Music 2008 edition, page 1532 "Solti's is the finest Ring cycle to be issued. Whether in performance or in vividness of sound, it remains the most electrifying account of the tetralogy on disc." - Penguin Guide to Classical Music 2008 edition, page 1532 Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Oda Balsborg (Soprano), Hetty Plümacher (Soprano), Jean Madeira (Alto),
Ira Malaniuk (Alto), Claire Watson (Soprano), Waldemar Kmentt (Tenor),
Paul Kuen (Tenor), George London (Bass Baritone), Set Svanholm (Tenor),
Eberhard Wächter (Baritone), Kurt Böhme (Bass), Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano),
Gustav Neidlinger (Bass Baritone), Walter Kreppel (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 145 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: German 

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