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Wagner / Knappertsbusch / Wiener Phalharmoniker
Release Date: 03/26/2013 
Label:  Urania   Catalog #: 189   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit NilssonGeorge LondonChrista [Mezzo-soprano Vocal] Ludwig
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1953 
Length: 10 Minutes 35 Secs. 
2.
Lohengrin: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1962 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
3.
Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1959 
Length: 10 Minutes 7 Secs. 
4.
Tristan und Isolde: Isolde's Liebestod by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson ()
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1959 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1963 
Length: 11 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 3 by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1963 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
7.
Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London ()
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1958 
Length: 17 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8.
Die Walküre: The Ride of the Walkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1953 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
9.
Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1956 
Length: 12 Minutes 36 Secs. 
10.
Götterdämmerung: Siegfried funeral procession by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1956 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
11.
Götterdämmerung: Closing Scene by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal] Ludwig ()
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1963 
Length: 21 Minutes 59 Secs. 
12.
Parsifal: Prelude to Act 1 by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1882; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1962 
Length: 11 Minutes 46 Secs. 
13.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1962 
Length: 19 Minutes 9 Secs. 

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