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Wagner: Gotterdammerung; Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg; Siegfried-idyll

Wagner / Budapest Symphony Orchestra / Fischer
Release Date: 06/11/2013 
Label:  Channel Classics   Catalog #: 32713   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Petra Lang
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
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On one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year, Iván Fischer conducts music by Richard Wagner, offering a demonstration quality surround-sound disc featuring excerpts of favorite passages from Götterdämmerung & Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, coupled with the Siegfried Idyll. Joined by soprano Petra Lang, Fischer's hand-picked Budapest Festival Orchestra shines in these evergreen selections from some of Wagner's most popular operas.


On one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year, Iván Fischer conducts music by Richard Wagner, offering a demonstration quality surround-sound disc featuring excerpts of favorite passages from Götterdämmerung & Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, coupled with the Siegfried Idyll. Joined by soprano Petra Lang, Fischer's hand-picked Budapest Festival Orchestra shines in these evergreen selections from some of Wagner's most popular operas.
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Works on This Recording

1. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
2. Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
3. Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Petra Lang (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
4. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
5. Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 

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