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Opera In English - Wagner: The Rhinegold / Goodall, Et Al


Release Date: 05/22/2001 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3054   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Shelagh SquiresHelen AttfieldLois McDonallValerie Masterson,   ... 
Conductor:  Reginald Goodall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera OrchestraEnglish National Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 54 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Cast: Gods Norman Bailey bass-baritone - Wotan Norman Welsby baritone - Donner Robert Ferguson tenor - Froh Emile Belcourt tenor - Loge Giants Robert Lloyd bass - Fasolt Clifford Grant bass - Fafner Nibelungs Derek Hammond-Stroud baritone - Alberich Gregory Dempsey tenor - Mime Goddesses Katherine Pring mezzo-soprano - Fricka Lois McDonnall soprano - Freia Anne Collins contralto - Erda Rhinemaidens Valerie Masterson soprano - Woglinde Shelagh Squires mezzo-soprano - Wellgunde Helen Attfield contralto - Flosshilde Recorded in: London Coliseum live; 10, 19, 25 & 29 March 1975 Producer(s) John Mordler Sound Engineer(s) Robert Gooch Cast: Gods Norman Bailey bass-baritone - Wotan Norman Welsby baritone - Donner Robert Ferguson tenor - Froh Emile Belcourt tenor - Loge Giants Robert Lloyd bass - Fasolt Clifford Grant bass - Fafner Nibelungs Derek Hammond-Stroud baritone - Alberich Gregory Dempsey tenor - Mime Goddesses Katherine Pring mezzo-soprano - Fricka Lois McDonnall soprano - Freia Anne Collins contralto - Erda Rhinemaidens Valerie Masterson soprano - Woglinde Shelagh Squires mezzo-soprano - Wellgunde Helen Attfield contralto - Flosshilde Recorded in: London Coliseum live; 10, 19, 25 & 29 March 1975 Producer(s) John Mordler Sound Engineer(s) Robert Gooch Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Shelagh Squires (Mezzo Soprano), Helen Attfield (Alto), Lois McDonall (Soprano),
Valerie Masterson (Soprano), Anne Collins (Alto), Emile Belcourt (Tenor),
Katherine Pring (Mezzo Soprano), Norman Welsby (Baritone), Robert Ferguson (Tenor),
Clifford Grant (Bass), Robert Lloyd (Bass), Norman Bailey (Bass Baritone),
Gregory Dempsey (Tenor), Derek Hammond-Stroud (Baritone)
Conductor:  Reginald Goodall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1975 
Venue:  Live  London Coliseum, England 
Length: 173 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: Orchestral prelude
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: Weia! Waga! Wandering waters (Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: He, he! You nixies! (Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: Slimy, slippery, slithery smoothness! (Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: Look, sisters! The sunlight is greeting the gold (Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: What's that, you nixies ... ? (Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: The world's wealth can be mine ... ? (Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 1: Still not afraid? (Alberich, Flosshilde, Wellgunde, Woglinde) - Orchestral interlude
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: Wotan, my lord! Awaken! (Fricka, Wotan)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: For I wished you faithful and true (Fricka, Wotan)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: Then shelter her now (Fricka, Freia, Wotan)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: Soft sleep closed your eyes (Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: God of light, light of spirit! (Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner, Freia)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: To me, Freia! Back from her, giant! (Froh, Donner, Fafner, Fasolt, Wotan)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: This bond is graved on my spear's strong shaft (Wotan, Freai, Fricka)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: What? How am I concerned in a contract? (Loge, Wotan, Fricka, Froh, Donner, Fafner, Fasolt)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: Never one word of praise or thanks! (Loge)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: But one I found then (Loge)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: So I promised I'd tell you the story (Loge, Wotan, Fasolt, Fafner)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: A toy, while it was in the waters (Loge, Wotan, Fricka)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: And I should possess it! (Wotan, Loge, Donner, Froh, Fricka, Fafner)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: Hear, Wotan, I'll speak my last word! (Fafner, Wotan, Fasolt, Freia, Froh, Donner)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: Over rock and stone they stride (Loge, Fricka, Donner, Froh)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: I see now! Hear what is wrong! (Loge, Fricka)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 2: Come, Loge, descend with me! (Wotan, Loge, Donner, Froh, Fricka) - Orchestral interlude
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: Hehe! Hehe! Come here! Come here! (Alberich, Mime)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: Ha, you rogue! (Alberich, Mime)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: Nibelheim here (Loge, Mime, Wotan)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: What help for me? (Mime, Loge, Wotan)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: Better take care! Alberich's near (Mime, Wotan, Alberich)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: What brought you here? (Alberich, Wotan, Loge)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: In the clouds, you great ones (Alberich, Wotan, Loge)
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) (sung in English): Scene 3: All must stand in amazement (Loge, Alberich)

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