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Toscanini Collection Vol 53 - Wagner: Götterdämmerung, Etc


Release Date: 08/25/1992 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 60304   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Helen TraubelLauritz Melchior
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Siegfried: Forest Murmurs [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/29/1951 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2. Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/22/1941 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3. Götterdämmerung: Zu neuen Thaten, theurer Helde! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Helen Traubel (Soprano), Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/22/1941 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: German 
4. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/14/1941 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
5. Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Helen Traubel (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/24/1941 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 20 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
Dawn
Brünhilde-Seigfried Duet: Zu neuen Taten
Brünhilde-Seigfried Duet: Willst du mir Minne schenken
Brünhilde-Seigfried Duet: O heilige Götter
Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Siegfried: Siegfried's Death and Funeral Music
Brünhilde's Immolation: Starke Scheite Schichtet mir dort
Brünhilde's Immolation: Wie Sonne lauter strahlt mir sein Licht
Brünhilde's Immolation: Mein Erbe nun nehm' ich zu eigen
Brünhilde's Immolation: Fliegt heim ihr Raben!
Brünhilde's Immolation: Grane, Mein Roß, sei mir gegrüßt

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