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Historical - Wagner: Operatic Extracts / Furtwängler


Release Date: 01/11/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 86191   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Richard Wagner. Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler. Includes work(s) by Richard Wagner. Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Tannhäuser: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 13 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria (12/02/1952 - 12/03/1952) 
2. Lohengrin: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/04/1954 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 48 Secs. 
3. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/31/1949 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
4. Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/08/1954 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/02/1954 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 15 Secs. 
6. Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/23/1952 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: German 
7. Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria (03/30/1949 - 03/31/1949) 
8. Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/11/1938 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 11 Secs. 
9. Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/11/1938 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 57 Secs. 
10. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria (04/01/1949 - 04/04/1949) 
11. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/01/1950 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
12. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Dance of the Apprentices by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1949 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria (04/1/1949 - 04/4/1949) 
13. Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/15/1938 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 18 Secs. 
14. Parsifal: Good Friday Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/15/1938 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 48 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Tannhäuser - Overture (2004 Digital Remaster)
Lohengrin (2004 Digital Remaster): Prelude to Act 1
Die Walküre (2004 Digital Remaster): Ride of the Valkyries (Act 3)
Götterdämmerung (2004 Digital Remaster): Prelude: Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Götterdämmerung (2004 Digital Remaster): Siegfried's Funeral March (Act 3)
Götterdämmerung (2004 Digital Remaster): Brünnhilde's Immolation (Act 3)
Der Fliegende Holländer - Overture (2004 Digital Remaster)
Tristan und Isolde (2004 Digital Remaster): Prelude (Act I)
Tristan und Isolde (2004 Digital Remaster): Liebestod (Act III)
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2004 Digital Remaster): Prelude to Act 1
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2004 Digital Remaster): Prelude to Act 3
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (2004 Digital Remaster): Dance of the Apprentices (Act 3)
Parsifal (2004 Digital Remaster): Prelude to Act 1
Parsifal (2004 Digital Remaster): Good Friday Music (Act 3)

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