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The Colon Ring - Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen in 7 Hours

Wagner / Shore / Teatro Colon Orch / Paternostro
Release Date: 06/25/2013 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 713008  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Linda WatsonLeonid ZakhozhaevJukka RasilainenAndrew Shore,   ... 
Conductor:  Roberto Paternostro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buenos Aires Teatro Colón OrchestraBuenos Aires Teatro Colón Chorus
Number of Discs: 5 
Length: 8 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Includes the documentary The Colón Ring – Wagner in Buenos Aires.

Is it possible to stage Wagner’s Ring on a single day? After a difficult production process, the Teatro Colón has triumphantly succeeded in bringing to life and to the stage the abridged version by pianist and conductor Cord Garben – clocking in at just under seven hours. With the help of a superlative cast of Wagner singers, director Valentina Carrasco, famous for her work with La Fura dels Baus, has transposed the plot into the 1970s – the period of Argentina’s military dictatorship. However, the music
Read more remains pure and majestic Wagner, skilfully and faithfully condensed into a revolutionary format. The documentary included provides a thrilling account of the epic creative journey that took the Colón Ring from its inception to the opening night.

No. of Discs: 5
Run time: 489 minutes
Disc Format: DVD
Picture: NTSC, 16:9
Audio: PCM Stereo, PCM 5.1
Region Code: 0 (worldwide) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Der Ring des Nibelungen: Excerpt(s) by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Linda Watson (Soprano), Leonid Zakhozhaev (Tenor), Jukka Rasilainen (Bass Baritone),
Andrew Shore (Baritone), Stig Andersen (Tenor), Marion Ammann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roberto Paternostro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buenos Aires Teatro Colón Orchestra,  Buenos Aires Teatro Colón Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853-1874; Germany 

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