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Wagner Gala / Knappertsbusch, Flagstad, Nilsson, London


Release Date: 08/08/2000 
Label:  London/Decca Opera Gala Series Catalog #: 458238   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten FlagstadGeorge LondonBirgit NilssonGrace Hoffman
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: German 
2.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Was duftet doch der Flieder by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: German 
3.
Tristan und Isolde: Wie lachen sie mir "Narrative and Curse" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Grace Hoffman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 21 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: German 
4.
Der fliegende Holländer: Die Frist ist um [Monologue] by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: German 
5.
Parsifal: Ich sah' das Kind an seiner Mutter Brust by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: German 
6.
Die Walküre: Der Männer Sippe sass hier im Saal by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: German 
7.
Die Walküre: Du bist der Lenz by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: German 
8.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Wahn! Wahn! Überall Wahn! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: German 
9.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: German 

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