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Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde / Vickers, Knie, Montreal Symphony

Wagner / Vickers / Knie / Braun / Decker
Release Date: 12/02/2003 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4259  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jon VickersRoberta Knie
Conductor:  Franz Paul Decker
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE (Wagner) (Extended Scenes)

Jon Vickers and Roberta Knie star in this 1976 production, staged by the L’Opéra du Québec, and filmed by the CBC, Montreal. Supporting cast includes Maureen Forrester, Victor Braun, and William Wilderman; the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of L’Opéra du Québec are under the direction of Franz-Paul Decker.
Video also includes background on the opera and the life of Richard Wagner, hosted by Jon Vickers.
88 minutes, Color, sung in German, with English narration.

CAST
JON VICKERS (Tristan)
ROBERTA KNIE (Isolde)
MAUREEN FORRESTER (Brangäne)
VICTOR BRAUN (Kurwenal)
WILLIAM WILDERMAN
Read more (King Marke)
ROBERT CALVERT (Melot)
FRANZ-PAUL DECKER conducts the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of L’Opéra du Québec

Act I
Prelude (3:52)
2. Auf das Tau! Ankerlos! . . . Tristan! - Isolde! - Treuloser Holder! (Sailors, Tristan, Isolde, Brangäne, Kurwenal) (9:35)
Act 2
3. Prelude (1:18)
4. Dein Werk? O thör’ge Magd! . . . Isolde! - Tristan! Geliebter! (Isolde, Brangäne, Tristan) (8:13)
5. In des Tages eitlem Wähnen . . . O sink’ hernieder, Nacht der Liebe . . . Einsam wachend in der Nacht (Tristan, Isolde, Brangäne) (9:55)
6. So starben wir, um ungetrennt . . . Thatest du’s wirklich? . . . O König, das kann ich dir nicht sagen (Tristan, Isolde, Brangäne, Kurwenal, Melot, Marke) (24:12)
Act 3
7. O Wonne! Nein! Er regt sich, er lebt! . . . Mild und leise (Liebestod) (Kurwenal, Tristan, Isolde) (22:49)
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Works on This Recording

1. Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Tenor), Roberta Knie (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franz Paul Decker
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 

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